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Professional Trainings and Seminars

Upcoming Events:

Friday June 10th 2022 from 9:00am-12:00am (Virtual Zoom)

Roz Gould Keith, Executive Director, Stand with Trans

Dr. Kryss Shane, LMSW 

Supporting Parents of Trans Folks: Strategies for Managing Emotions and Feelings of Loss

Training Structure:

  • 60-75 minutes of prepared content
    An overview/understanding of what parents are experiencing and why
  • Strategies to guide parents so they can heal and move forward
  • Discussion and role playing in breakout rooms

45-60 minutes of panel discussion; the panel will include a well-rounded group of parents and trans individuals that will be moderated

20-30 minutes of questions/answers/discussion

Post Training:

Stand with Trans will gather any insights and discussion points and provide a report that recaps these.

Goals for Therapists:

  • Understand appropriate use of updated terminology
  • Assess the difference between affirming/accepting parenting and the need to contact DCFS for abuse/neglect
  • Gain an understanding of what parents are experiencing and why
  • Walk away with strategies to support parents who are struggling with grief and loss once their child comes out as transgender

Register Now!


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