Exploring Gender Identity with Adolescents


NBCC Hours: 3



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ACEP NO. 7105


Are you up to date with major changes to rules from the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council and LPC, LMFT, and LSW Board rules for 2022? A powerpoint with a question and answer format will be used to identify significant areas and most commonly missed rules of professional practice. Participants will identify current and new rules and apply them to professional relationships, paperwork, and professional practice through ethical dilemma scenarios.

Learning Objectives

  1. Explain the value of clarifying terms related to sex, gender, and identity with adolescents and with their caregivers
  2. Explain 4 explanatory frameworks for Gender Dysphoria and 3 value-based frameworks for understanding variance in gender identity
  3. Apply legal, ethical, and assessment considerations around Gender Dysphoria and related conditions
  4. Apply creative interventions to facilitate expression and exploration of gender identity questions in therapy with adolescents and their families

Chelsea Dorough

MSW, LCSW-S, EMDR Certified

Chelsea has been a private practice clinician at the Center for Counseling and Family Relationships since 2019. She graduated with an MSW degree from California State University Fullerton in 2012. Chelsea works with children aged (4+), adolescents and adults, specializing in complex trauma. Previously, she worked in California providing specialty mental health services (including play therapy) to low-income children, teens, and adults, as well as youth in the foster care system.

Approved Continuing Education Provider

CCFAM Training has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7105. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. CCFAM Training is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

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This training is non-refundable.

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