DPA - Delaware Psychological Association

Working with Transgender and Gender Expansive (TGGE) Youth: Ethical and Practical Considerations

  • January 29, 2021
  • 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM
  • Webinar

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Please join us at our upcoming webinar:

Working with Transgender and Gender Expansive (TGGE) Youth:

Ethical and Practical Considerations

Friday, January 29th, 2020, 9AM-12:15PM (one 15 minute break)

Three (3) Continuing Education Credits (1 Ethics Credit)

Presented by Dr. Anthony Alioto, Ph.D., ABPP

Target Audience:

The DPA plans and promotes programs serving the continuing educational needs of psychologists and professionals across a variety of disciplines. Through the provision of high quality programming, the DPA hopes to support psychologists and other mental health professionals in their commitment to provide ethical, culturally sensitive and competent services to our community 

Workshop Description:

With increased research and visibility around transgender (TG) youth, the number of pediatric TG health clinics as well as the number of TG youth presenting to mental health clinics has grown considerably. While many providers feel secure in their ability to provide general psychological services to youth, many feel ill-equipped to provide care to TG and gender expansive (GE) youth. This may be due to few training opportunities available, a lack of "context" around TG/GE issues, and concern with the many ethical issues that arise when providing care. The current workshop is designed to provide background and context for mental health practitioners who may not feel especially confident in their ability to help their TGGE clients. The workshop will review terminology, common presenting issues, best supportive practices, and ethical challenges for consideration. 

  •   About the Presenter:

Anthony Alioto, Ph.D., ABPP


Dr. Anthony Alioto has been a pediatric psychologist for 20 years and is the Clinical Director for Pediatric Psychology Specialty Care at Nemours/A.I. duPont Hospital for Children. He also serves as the Clinical Director and is one of the founding members of the Gender Wellness Program. Dr. Alioto works with transgender and gender expansive (TGGE) youth in his clinical practice where he works in collaboration with program physicians.  He is a board certified clinical child and adolescent psychologist and a Fellow of the Society of Pediatric Psychology. Dr. Alioto has been involved in teaching throughout his career serving as the training director at Nationwide Children’s Hospital before joining Nemours. Currently, he teaches and supervises post-doctoral fellows and residents new to working with TGGE patients. Dr. Alioto has a passion for working with clinicians who are new to the field of TGGE healthcare, and provides educational seminars for trainees and professionals in a variety of disciplines.

The presenter does not have any commercial support and/or conflict for interest for this program.


Workshop Objectives:

At the completion of this workshop, you will be able to:

1. Describe the differences between gender expression, sexual orientation, and gender identity. 

2. Explain the main presenting issues for transgender youth and their families. 

3. Discuss common ethical challenges faced by clinicians when working with transgender youth and their families, particularly with the principles of do no harm and respecting the rights and dignities of people with whom we work.

Please Take Note:

“Working with Transgender and Gender Expansive (TGGE) Youth: Ethical and Practical Considerations is sponsored by the Delaware Psychological Association, has been approved for 3 CE credits.  The Delaware Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Delaware Psychological Association maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.

IMPORTANT NOTICE:
THOSE WHO ATTEND THE WORKSHOP AND COMPLETE THE APA EVALUATION WILL RECEIVE THREE CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS.  PLEASE NOTE THAT APA CE RULES REQUIRE THAT WE ONLY GIVE CREDIT TO THOSE WHO ATTEND THE ENTIRE WORKSHOP.  THOSE SIGNING IN TO THIS WEBINAR MORE THAN 15 MINUTES AFTER THE SCHEDULED START TIME OR SIGNING OFF BEFORE THE WORKSHOP IS COMPLETED WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE CE CREDITS.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received by January 27, 2021 will be refunded in full, less a $25 administrative fee. No refunds will be granted after January 28, 2021.

     
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