Counselors To Gain Expertise In LGBT Issues

By |2014-04-20T09:00:00-04:00April 20th, 2014|Michigan, News|

FERNDALE – Clinical issues and gender identity will be explored in depth in a special training for professional counselors Mar. 21 and 22 at Affirmations. The two day course, which qualifies for continuing education credits, is sponsored by the Michigan Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers and the Michigan School of Professional Psychology.
Topics will include an overview of working with transgender people, sexuality, clinical issues in intimate relationships, and professional and ethical considerations. Presenters include Dr. Antonia Carretto, Dr. Judith Kovach, Dr. John Randolph, Dr. Amorie Robinson and Dr. Sandra Samons. Social workers Andre Wilson and Stephen Rassi will present, as will attorney Jay Kaplan from the ACLU.
The training is open to all psychologists, school counselors, physicians and social workers. The cost is $185 for professional and $95 for students. To register go to http://www.goaffirmations.org/training

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