Mark your calendar! Join us for our annual party Sunday, March 19th

Join us for the 2017 LA Gender Center Annual Party!

Date & Time: Sunday March 19th, 2:30-6:00 PM

Place: Pinz Bowling Alley, Studio City, CA

For details, click here.

Join Us February 11-12 2017 for the Transyouth Care Symposium

Join us for this comprehensive 2-day training for professionals.
CMEs and CUEs are offered.

For more information on the event and to register,
click here http://sdtransyouthcare.bpt.me/

 

Join us for the Transyouth Care Training May 14-15, 2016

Register for the training here: http://transyouthcaresd.bpt.me/

Click on image below to view event flyer:

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Upcoming Educational Symposium For Professionals: January 30-31, 2016

Join us in Pasadena January 30-13 for an educational symposium: “Comprehensive Approach to the Care of Gender Non-Conforming Children, Transgender Youth and Young Adults.”  See details by clicking on the image below:

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LA Gender Center’s 20th Annual Party February 21st

Please join us on February 21st at 3pm for our Annual Party! Click on the image below for a full view of the event flyer. We hope to see you there!

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UPCOMING CE TRAININGS!


October 18, 2015

Therapy with Transgender and Gender Diverse Adults

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION ENDS 10/02/15 

Register Now   More Information

November 7-8, 2015

Comprehensive Approach to the Care of Gender Non-Conforming Children, Transgender Youth and Young Adults

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION ENDS 10/04/15 

Register now     More Information

November 15, 2015

Binge Eating Disorder in Lesbian, Bisexual and Queer Women

Register now    More Information

TRAINING: Therapy with Transgender and Gender Diverse Adults

October 18, 2015

Antioch University Los Angeles
400 Corporate Pointe
Culver City, CA 90230

8:00am-5:00pm

This 7-hour workshop will equip clinicians with the knowledge and skills to work more effectively with transgender and gender diverse clients. Recent literature has highlighted that work within gender diverse communities requires distinct professional competencies. In answer to this need, the workshop will cover the following topics:

  • Language and definitions related to gender

  • Recent paradigm shifts in the understanding of gender

  • Clinical issues and best practices

  • Deepened understanding and clinical effectiveness through vignette discussion


REGISTER HERE

** FOR EARLY BIRD RATES REGISTER BY 10/02/15 **

Presented by: Theodore Burnes,PhD, Marie Keller, PhD, Cadyn Cathers, MA, Aydin Olson-Kennedy, MSW, ACSW, Elise Turen, PhD, & Maureen Morrissey, LMFT

Continuing Education Units:
7 CEs for Psychologists (APA approved provider)
7 CEs for BBS-licensed psychotherapists (LCSWs, LPCCs, LMFTs)

TRAINING: Comprehensive Approach to the Care of Gender Non-Conforming Children, Transgender Youth and Young Adults

An Educational Symposium for Professionals

November 7th-8th, 2015 (Tucson, AZ)

Dates/Times**:
Saturday, November 7th: 9:00am-4:30pm
Sunday, November 8th: 9:00am-4:30pm

Location:
Banner – University Medical Center, Tucson Campus
1501 N. Campbell Ave
Tucson, AZ 85724

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**Los Angeles Dates/Times: Moved to January 2016. Dates TBD

This is a comprehensive, two day symposium designed for professionals interested in providing sensitive and competent mental health and medical care for gender non-conforming children, transgender youth and young adults. While primarily didactic in presentation, this symposium also includes case studies, and audience activities designed to highlight the challenges of caring for this population, and improve understanding of their needs.

Presented by:

Susan Landon, LMFT is the director of the Child and Adolescent Center at the Los Angeles Gender Center. Ms. Landon has been providing mental health services for children, adolescents and their families for 25 years, and for transgender individuals for the past 10 years.  She has also spoken around the country about the importance of competent mental health providers in this field. She is an expert in child development,with extensive experience assisting youth and young adults through gender transition.

Aydin Olson-Kennedy, MSW, ACSW is the founder of Stonewall Counseling Center in Chico, California that was developed to provide no-cost mental health services for LGBTQ youth and adults. Currently Mr. Olson-Kennedy works as an Associate Clinical Social Worker at the Los Angeles Gender Center providing psychotherapy to transgender adolescents, adults and their families. An openly transgender man, Mr. Olson-Kennedy is a well known human rights activist and speaks around the country about the importance of rights for transgender individuals, with emphasis on identifying and acknowledging domains of privilege.

SPECIAL GUEST

Dr. Johanna Olson-Kennedy has been providing medical intervention for gender non-conforming and transgender youth and young adults, including puberty suppression and cross sex hormones, for the past nine years and is considered a national expert in this area. Double Board certified in Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, as well as spearheading a robust research program with transgender youth, she brings cutting edge knowledge to the field. Dr. Olson is the Medical Director of The Center for Transyouth Health and Development at Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles, the largest transgender youth clinic in the United States. Dr. Olson has appeared frequently on national television and spoken all over the country to educate the public about the needs of transgender youth.

FOR TUCSON TRAINING REGISTER HERE

** FOR TUCSON EARLY BIRD RATES REGISTER BY 10/04/15 **

LOS ANGELES REGISTRATION – COMING SOON

Continuing Education Units:
12 CEs for Psychologists (APA approved provider)
12 CEs for BBS-licensed psychotherapists (LCSWs, LPCCs, LMFTs)