A non profit organization, dedicated to providing resources and educational workshops to mental health professionals in Northern nevada
Mental Health Peer Connections
Transgender and Non-binary Competency Training:
Learning to Work with Families and Transgender Care
REDUCED REGISTRATION THROUGH
AFTER SEPT 25
Licensed Level $95
Intern Level $70
Student Level $18
Katy Hartley, LMFT
Sabrina Allbee, LMFT
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As always, MHPC provides significantly reduced registrations for students.
Seating for students is limited, so sign up early.
State of Nevada Board of Examiners for:
MFT/CPCs, Alcohol, Drug & Gambling Counselors, Social Workers, and Psychologists
8:00-8:30am registration &
The transgender community is a group of individuals who greatly misunderstood. They often times are met with resistance in medical care, therapy, and even in social acceptance. One of the main issues behind this phenomenon is that many of us are under-educated and lack understanding of issues these individuals face. More so we lack the ability to help parents work through their own acceptance and sometimes we don’t have the information to help families bond and grow.
What you will learn:
About the Presenters:
Sabrina Allbee in a marriage and family therapist. She has been working with the LGBTQ for over three years. Sabrina started working as an advocate right out of graduate school consulting and obtaining training from Dr. Mary Minten regarding the issues faced within the transgender and genderqueer community. She has attended multiple trainings in affirmative care including Advanced Practice with Transgender and Genderqueer Clients and SOCC letter writing. Sabrina is part of the SOCC, which us a group of clinicians who provide low-cost sessions to clients in need of letters for surgery or hormones. Sabrina has also been a co-facilitator for a transgender/non-binary adolescent support group for three years and works with transgender and genderqueer youth and their families at her practice.
Sam Hunt is a marriage and family therapist intern. He has been working professionally with the LGBTQ for almost three years. He has had a mentor/supervisor, Dr. Mary Minten, who has helped and consulted with him about many of the issues the LGBTQ+ community faces with a specific focus on transgender and genderqueer care. Although Sam has only three years of clinical experience, he has a lifetime of experience on his own. He himself is a transgender male who has faced and continues to face many of the issues being presented in this training. He is currently in the military where he has been an advocate for the transgender and genderqueer community; he has been a speaker for UNR medical students, and works with transgender and genderqueer youth and adults at his practice.
SELECT YOUR CREDENTIALS:
Wendy Westergard Nason, MSC, LMFT, LCADC
Friday, October 11, 2019
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
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