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Course Description

The online Transgender Continuing Education Series is designed for mental health professionals who want to work more effectively with individuals who identify as LGBTQ+. The series consists of four trainings that build on each other offered online and led by an instructor via Zoom Meetings.

Participants may register for just the foundational trainings, Trans 101 Parts 1 and 2; however Trans 101 Parts 1 and 2 are prerequisites to Trans Intermediate Parts 1 and 2.

Register for all 4 trainings and receive a discount!

 

Course Outline

Transgender 101 - Parts 1 & 2

This online two-part training is designed for the beginner or novice mental health professional and will provide a foundation for working effectively with individuals who identify as LGBTQ+.  Terminology and inclusive practices will be emphasized. 

  • Course 1: Trans 101: Part 1     Date: Friday, March 12, 2021 (1-4 pm)
  • Course 2: Trans 101: Part 2     Date: Friday, March 26, 2021 (1-4 pm)

Trans Intermediate Parts 1 & 2

This online two-part intermediate level training is designed for mental health providers who have a foundational knowledge of transgender identities, topics, inclusion practices and intersectionality.  Participants will delve further into these concepts and uncover nuance around evolving best practice language and develop skills for creating inclusive spaces and approaches to care. 

  • Course 3: Trans Intermediate: Part 1     Date:  Friday, April 09, 2021 (1-4 pm)
  • Course 4: Trans Intermediate: Part 2     Date: Friday, April 23, 2021 (1-4 pm)

 

Learner Outcomes

At the end of the training participants will be able to: 

Trans 101: Part 1

  1. Recognize accurate and respectful language when serving clients with LGBTQ+ identities
  2. Differentiate between transgender and non-binary identities and terminology
  3. Identify gendered practices and implement gender neutral substitutes
  4. Identify best-practices for recording and using correct names and pronouns for clients

Trans 101: Part 2 

  1. Describe common daily challenges for transgender and non-binary clients
  2. Practice and demonstrate ability to identify and disrupt microaggressions
  3. Recognize/list the “CPR” steps of apologizing and repairing harm
  4. Identify additional community and virtual resources for transgender and non-binary clients

Trans Intermediate: Part 1

  1. Differentiate between individual, organizational and systemic oppressions that transgender people face
  2. Describe how individuals can be affected by multiple layers of oppression simultaneously
  3. Explain cisgender privilege and the impact of cisheteronormativity

Trans Intermediate: Part 2

  1. Explain the barriers in accessing MH care for people who are LGBTQ+
  2. Identify personal strengths and clinical skill level to apply transgender affirming approaches
  3. Identify gaps in organizational and/or personal transgender inclusivity and the actionable steps to take for greater inclusivity.
  4. Apply best practices as well as accurate and respectful language when serving clients with LGBTQ+ identities

 

Notes

You have the option to take individual courses or the entire four-part series. Courses must be taken in order, and Trans 101 (Parts 1 & 2) must be completed prior to advancing to Trans Intermediate (Parts 1 & 2).

The fee for the four-part series is offered at a discounted rate of $225. Individual courses are $65 each.

 - To register for the four-part series select section 005 (HBGCE0135-005).

 - To register for individual courses, and not the entire series, select from the list below. Note: courses must be taken in order (Part 1 before Part 2; Additionally, Trans 101 must be competed prior to taking Trans Intermediate):

  1. HBGCE0135-001: Trans 101: Part 1
  2. HBGCE0135-002: Trans 101: Part 2
  3. HBGCE0135-003: Trans Intermediate: Part 1
  4. HBGCE0135-004: Trans Intermediate: Part 2

 

Social Work Continuing Education

 This training series has been approved for 12 continuing education hours, or 3 continuing education hours for each course, through co-sponsorship of Temple University Harrisburg, a PA State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Professional Counselor pre-approved provider of continuing education. These credit hours satisfy requirements for LSW/LCSW/LMFT/LPC biennial license renewal. Certificates of attendance documenting continuing education hours will be issued by Temple University Harrisburg

  • Available and optional at check out
  • This item must be selected at checkout by clicking the box for Social Work CE
  • The Social Work CE fee is included in course fee

To obtain CE Credit, please complete the following items:

  1. Select Social Work CE at check out 
  2. Attend the entire course(s)
  3. Complete the online request form
  4. Complete the Course Evaluation after attending (first and last name will need included on evaluation)

 

If you have any questions, please contact Pamela Vierra at pamela.vierra@temple.edu

 

Prerequisites

Courses must be taken in this order:

  1. HBGCE0135-001: Trans 101: Part 1
  2. HBGCE0135-002: Trans 101: Part 2
  3. HBGCE0135-003: Trans Intermediate: Part 1
  4. HBGCE0135-004: Trans Intermediate: Part 2

*Note: Trans 101 must be competed prior to taking Trans Intermediate

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Section Title
2021 Transgender Continuing Education Series
Type
Online-fixed date/synchronous meeting(s)
Days
F
Time
1:00PM to 4:00PM
Dates
Mar 12, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
3.0
Location
  • Online Learning
Course Fee(s)
TUH Transgender Education Series Early Reg non-credit $58.50
Section Fees
TUH Social Work CEs - Discounted $0.00 Optional
Instructors
Section Notes

This online two-part training is designed for the beginner or novice mental health professional and will provide a foundation for working effectively with individuals who identify as LGBTQ+.  Terminology and inclusive practices will be emphasized. 

  • Date: Friday, March 12, 2021 
  • Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Course Fee: $65 

This course will be presented live via Zoom Meeting. Participants will be required to have the following technology to join the online course:

  • Zoom Meeting account (instructions will be sent to registered participants)
  • a web camera
  • a computer microphone and speakers
If you have questions, please contact Pamela Vierra via email at pamela.vierra@temple.edu

 

Section Title
2021 Transgender Continuing Education Series
Contact Hours
12.0
Location
  • Online Learning
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $225.00
Section Fees
TUH Social Work CEs - Discounted $0.00 Optional
Instructors
Section Notes

Transgender Continuing Education Series:

  • Course 1: Transgender 101: Part 1      Date: Friday, March 12, 2021 (1-4 pm)
  • Course 2: Transgender 101: Part 2      Date: Friday, March 26, 2021 (1-4 pm)
  • Course 3: Trans Intermediate: Part 1   Date:  Friday, April 09, 2021 (1-4 pm)
  • Course 4: Trans Intermediate: Part 2   Date: Friday, April 23, 2021 (1-4 pm)

Fee: *$225 (4 course series)

* This selection is not part of the Early Bird discount, as this fee for registering for all 4 courses has already been discounted at a higher percentage than the Early Bird discount. Additional discounts are not applicable for this series.

 

These courses will be presented live via Zoom Meeting. Participants will be required to have the following technology to join the online courses:

  • Zoom Meeting account (instructions will be sent to registered participants)
  • a web camera
  • a computer microphone and speakers
If you have questions, please contact Pamela Vierra via email at pamela.vierra@temple.edu

 

Section Title
2021 Transgender Continuing Education Series
Type
Online-fixed date/synchronous meeting(s)
Days
F
Time
1:00PM to 4:00PM
Dates
Mar 26, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
3.0
Location
  • Online Learning
Course Fee(s)
TUH Transgender Education Series Early Reg non-credit $58.50
Section Fees
TUH Social Work CEs - Discounted $0.00 Optional
Instructors
Section Notes

This online two-part training is designed for the beginner or novice mental health professional and will provide a foundation for working effectively with individuals who identify as LGBTQ+.  Terminology and inclusive practices will be emphasized. 

  • Date: Friday, March 26, 2021 
  • Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Fee: $65 

This course will be presented live via Zoom Meeting. Participants will be required to have the following technology to join the online course:

  • Zoom Meeting account (instructions will be sent to registered participants)
  • a web camera
  • a computer microphone and speakers
If you have questions, please contact Pamela Vierra via email at pamela.vierra@temple.edu

 

Section Title
2021 Transgender Continuing Education Series
Type
Online-fixed date/synchronous meeting(s)
Days
F
Time
1:00PM to 4:00PM
Dates
Apr 09, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
3.0
Location
  • Online Learning
Course Fee(s)
TUH Transgender Education Series Early Reg non-credit $58.50
Section Fees
TUH Social Work CEs - Discounted $0.00 Optional
Instructors
Section Notes

This online two-part training is designed for the beginner or novice mental health professional and will provide a foundation for working effectively with individuals who identify as LGBTQ+.  Terminology and inclusive practices will be emphasized. 

  • Date: Friday, April 9, 2021 
  • Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Fee: $65 

This course will be presented live via Zoom Meeting. Participants will be required to have the following technology to join the online course:

  • Zoom Meeting account (instructions will be sent to registered participants)
  • a web camera
  • a computer microphone and speakers
If you have questions, please contact Pamela Vierra via email at pamela.vierra@temple.edu

 

Section Title
2021 Transgender Continuing Education Series
Type
Online-fixed date/synchronous meeting(s)
Days
F
Time
1:00PM to 4:00PM
Dates
Apr 23, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
3.0
Location
  • Online Learning
Course Fee(s)
TUH Transgender Education Series Early Reg non-credit $58.50
Section Fees
TUH Social Work CEs - Discounted $0.00 Optional
Instructors
Section Notes

This online two-part training is designed for the beginner or novice mental health professional and will provide a foundation for working effectively with individuals who identify as LGBTQ+.  Terminology and inclusive practices will be emphasized. 

  • Date: Friday, April 23, 2021 
  • Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Fee: $65 

This course will be presented live via Zoom Meeting. Participants will be required to have the following technology to join the online course:

  • Zoom Meeting account (instructions will be sent to registered participants)
  • a web camera
  • a computer microphone and speakers
If you have questions, please contact Pamela Vierra via email at pamela.vierra@temple.edu