Topic: How to be Supportive of Clients Who are TransgenderPresenter: Heather Blessing, LMFT & Joe Borders, LMFTSponsored by: Date: Friday, June 1, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00PMLocation: Rancho Cordova City Hall, 2729 Prospect Park Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670 (map)
Doors Open at 9:00AMNetworking starts at 9:00 AM
This program will benefit LMFT, LPCC, LEP and LCSW licensees and pre licensees. Includes: Breakfast and meets the qualifications for 2 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Sacramento Valley Chapter of California Marriage and Family Therapist CAMFT CEPA CE Provider #62279 CE Credit will be awarded after the completion of the course via email. No CEs will be awarded to persons arriving late or leaving early. Partial CE credit will not be awarded.
Learn how to make your practice more supportive to clients who are transgender. Heather Blessing, LMFT and Joe Borders, LMFT will present an interactive workshop where you can ask any questions you have about transgender issues, while learning more about the trans* culture. From trans* friendly language and forms, to understanding informed consent.
Design forms that are supportive to clients who are transgenderIdentify clients who have Gender DysphoriaIdentify clients who are gender fluid\non binary
Design forms that are supportive to clients who are transgender
Identify clients who have Gender Dysphoria
Identify clients who are gender fluid\non binary
Heather Blessing, LMFT has been working with the LGBTQ community for more than 20 years. In 2006 she met and eventually married her husband who is transgender. When she became licensed in 2015 and working with transgender children has become her specialty. She does trainings and workshops to help others understand what transgender means and how to be supportive.
Joe Borders is an MFT with offices in Sacramento and Roseville. He has been in private practice since 2014 and specializes in working with couples, teens, addiction, and the LGBTQ community, but if you were to ask him what his passion is he would describe himself as a sex positive LGBTQ therapist. Over the last 2 years Joe has been working extensively with trans and gender non conforming teens.
Joe writes about issues related to counseling and mental health in his ongoing blog located at https://joeborders.com/blog. Recently he has been working on creating a soon to be released therapist directory for the greater Sacramento area. You can find that at https://sacwellness.com. you can find out more about Joe in general at his website https://joeborders.com