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  • Understanding Trauma in Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Children and Youth (July 2018)

    Dates:

    Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 1:15 PM - 4:30 PM

    Description:

    In this training, you will learn working definitions of terms, including: Transgender, Gender Identity, Gender Expression, Intersex, Gender Nonconforming, Non-Binary, Intersex, the Continuum of Gender, Gender Transition, and Ally. Language and terminology will be examined with emphasis on using affirming language and avoiding offensive terminology. You will examine multiple risk factors that lead to trauma in transgender and gender non-conforming children and youth from a solution-focused lens and ways these traumatic incidents adversely impact transgender individuals and their families. You will also learn about specific mental health strategies that may be used to address trauma in children and adolescents who are transgender or gender non-conforming. Finally, you will explore specific strategies for advocating for youth within schools, communities and families to improve youth mental health, health, and educational outcomes, and to support familial bonds to reduce the prevalence of bullying, family dissolution, and other traumatic events. This training will utilize exercises, small and large group discussions, and visual displays.

    Available CECHs: 3.0

  • Your Health Lecture Series Presentations

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    Description:

    The health lecture series, broadcast from various locations around the state, features experts from MSU medical colleges who will be speaking on issues such as: diabetes, Parkinson's disease, and pediatric health.

  • Youth and Suicide: Understanding and Managing Risk (October 2018)

    Dates:

    October 26, 2018. 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

    Location:

    Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Road, East Lansing, MI 48823

    Description:

    A client suicide is a clinician’s worst nightmare. As anxiety, depression, and self-harm in our youth rise across America at alarming rates, so does the risk of suicide. Understanding and managing this risk is a many-nuanced skill set that is critical to your clinical practice. This workshop will explore risk factors, risk assessment, and safety planning with clients when dealing with suicide risk. Group activities and role plays will be used to help you develop and practice relevant skills in understanding and managing this risk. CECHs: 6.0

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