When seeking care, nothing is scarier to transgender individuals than a provider who’s poorly informed about the issues facing their community. From discrimination and harassment to mental health issues and the process of transitioning, having a clinician who’s informed and affirmative can make a huge difference in ensuring transgender individuals get the help they need, ultimately decreasing the risk of suicide in this population. Through firsthand accounts coupled with clinical information, this workshop will explore how you can be an affirmative provider. You’ll discover:
Noah Garcia, MA, LPC-S, NCC, is a licensed professional counselor and owner of NextQuest Counseling in Austin, TX, and a clinical consultant on LGBTQIA+ issues, particularly those facing the transgender community.
Note: This workshop is live. It also fulfills many state board requirements for training in cultural competency.