Affirmative Counseling and Psychological Practice With Gender Diverse Clients – Live-webcast, June 16, 2017, 1-4 pm ET

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Length: 3 hours

If purchasing the video on-demand program, please note that the program and quiz will be available 3 weeks after the live webcast.

In this workshop, participants will develop an understanding of the ways in which to work with gender diverse clients in a clinical practice setting. The presenters will ground their discussion in the APA Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming People. Special attention will be devoted to traditionally marginalized people including people of color, children, and older adults.

Learning Objective 1
Describe affirmative care with gender diverse clients.

Learning Objective 2
Implement strategies that help to make their practice welcoming to gender diverse clients.

Learning Objective 3
Identify the types of challenges and barriers that gender diverse clients face

Presenters: lore m. dickey, PhD and Anneliese A. Singh, PhD


Dr. lore m. dickey is an Assistant Professor and Doctoral Training Director at Northern Arizona University. His doctorate is in counseling psychology from the University of North Dakota, and his post-doctoral health policy fellowship was at the Morehouse School of Medicine in the Satcher Health Leadership Institute. His research has focused on understanding the transgender experience including studies on sexual identity development and non-suicidal self-injury. Dr. dickey served as a co-chair for the APA Task Force charged with developing Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming People. lore identifies as a White transgender man with a lesbian history.


Dr. Anneliese A. Singh is an Associate Professor and Associate Dean of Diversity and Equity in the College of Education at The University of Georgia. Her research has focused on the resilience that trans people develop in order to navigate societal oppression. Dr. Singh is a co-founder of the Georgia Safe Schools Coalition, which works at the intersection of heterosexism, racism, sexism, and other oppressions and founder of the Trans Resilience Project, focused on sharing trans research findings related to resilience with trans communities for social justice change. Dr. Singh is a South Asian, multiracial queer American. She passionately believes in and strives to live by the ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King Junior’s beloved community, as well as Audre Lorde’s quote: “Without community, there is no liberation.