Upcoming Trainings

Here are a few upcoming trainings, conferences and workshops related to working with trans, nonbinary, and gender diverse communities: Suicidality in the LGBTQ Communitywith Raji Edayathumangalam, MSc, PhD, LCSW Saturday, March 11th, 2023; 10:00am – 3:00pm* EST on Zoom. LGBTQIA+ Health Summit April 22 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Affirmation Matters: Clinical Work withContinue reading “Upcoming Trainings”

Upcoming Training: Affirmation Matters: Clinical Work with Gender Diverse Youth and Families

On February 10th from 9a-3p Harvey Feldman, founding member of the Gender Diverse Care Coalition, will be hosting an online training titled, Affirmation Matters: Clinical Work with Gender Diverse Youth and Families. The training offers 4.75 CE hours. This training will focus on increasing therapist competence and skill when working with gender diverse youth andContinue reading “Upcoming Training: Affirmation Matters: Clinical Work with Gender Diverse Youth and Families”

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2022

November 20th is Transgender Day of (Resilience) Remembrance*. We want to share some resources that can be used in order to learn more, as well as support clients in their experience of TDOR and feelings regarding transgender violence more generally. Here’s a bit more information about the history and intention of the day: https://www.glaad.org/tdor?fbclid=IwAR1RCzyMC6nFV9jCSHD-aj6Azl2oe02W4viIa009N7rHypdPJbtNs9uqtPk Here isContinue reading “Transgender Day of Remembrance 2022”

Upcoming Provider trainings

Here are a few more upcoming trainings for providers, listed by date. Keep an eye on our blog for more and feel free to share others with us through our contact page. Why Friendly Isn’t Enough: Why Friendly isn’t Enough: Becoming an LGBTQIA+ Affirmative Clinical Practice, Live online September 30 Program Description:While many clinicians considerContinue reading “Upcoming Provider trainings”

Fall Trainings from SAYFTEE

SAYFTEE is hosting a variety of trainings for providers this fall centered around the needs of queer and gender diverse clients. For a full list of trainings, details and registration information please see SAYFTEE’s provider trainings. Listed below a few examples of upcoming trainings: Neuroqueer complexities: Exploration of common challenges experienced by neuroqueer people andContinue reading “Fall Trainings from SAYFTEE”

Trans people tell their stories

Here are a couple of places where you can watch, read, or listen to trans people talk about their stories or share their photos. New York Times: Transgender Lives: Your Stories I am trans: Trans people speak: A project of Mass Trans Political Coalition The Espavo Project: Espavo means “Thank you for taking your powerContinue reading “Trans people tell their stories”

Mental Health Matter’s Podcast episode: Mental Health & the LGBTQIA+ Community with Harvey Feldman, LCMHC

Listen here to Mental Health Matter’s Podcast episode: Mental Health & the LGBTQIA+ Community with Harvey Feldman, LCMHC What gets covered: Harvey shares his personal and professional background and how he became interested in working with this population The creation of the Gender Diverse Care Coalition of NH and understanding the offerings and opportunities forContinue reading “Mental Health Matter’s Podcast episode: Mental Health & the LGBTQIA+ Community with Harvey Feldman, LCMHC”

Free Transgender Training by Maine Transnet

Transgender Introductory Primer Webinar // Maine TransNet // onlineFri JAN 21 // 12 – 2:30pmOrganizers write, “We’re excited to partner with the Maine Public Health Association and the New England Public Health Training Center to offer our Transgender Introductory Primer for allied health and public health professionals across New England on January 21st. Our primerContinue reading “Free Transgender Training by Maine Transnet”

Informed Consent and Gender Diversity

The Gender Diverse Care Coalition of New Hampshire endorses an informed consent framework when writing letters of medical necessity, as an essential element of gender affirming care. The WPATH Standards of Care state that these letters can be done in one session, an acknowledgement that informed consent is generally the standard for making medical andContinue reading “Informed Consent and Gender Diversity”

Free LGBTQ+ trainings and letter templates from Fenway Health

Fenway Health in Boston, MA is a leader in LGBTQ health care and research. In addition to their work with LGBTQ+ patients, they host the National LGBTQ+ Education Center which offers free video trainings and documents on a variety of LGBTQ+ specific topics. Once you enroll for a free account you have access to manyContinue reading “Free LGBTQ+ trainings and letter templates from Fenway Health”