IN TRANSLATION: Clinical Dialogues Spanning the Transgender Spectrum

Venue: NYU Kimmel Center

Location: New York, New York, United States

Event Date/Time: Feb 20, 2010 End Date/Time: Feb 21, 2010
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Registration and Breakfast Buffet
8:45 – 9:45
Welcome by GLAP Program Co-Directors Joanne Spina LCSW, BCD and Bob Najjar, LCSW
Introduction: Griffin Hansbury, MA, LCSW
Keynote Speech: The Man in the Mirror: Authenticity & Visibility in the Clinical Relationship
Elijah Nealy, M.Div., LCSW
Session 1: 10:00 – 11:15
From Gender Identity Disorder to Gender Identity Creativity: The Transgender Child and the True Gender Self
Diane Ehrensaft, PhD
Trans-parent? Reversing the invisibility of race and class in work with gender variant children and their families
Avgi Saketopoulou, Psy.D.
Translating the Gender and Sex Continuums in Mental Health: Client and Clinician Fears
Shannon Sennott, LCSW and Tones Smith
Challenging Cases for Experienced Therapists — A Clinical Dialogue
Arlene Istar Lev, LCSW-R, CASAC and Katherine Rachlin, Ph.D. (Kit)
How Does the Gatekeeper Role of Clinicians Complicate Treatment with Transgender Clients Seeking Transition?
Naomi Greenberg, LCSW and Andi Pilecki, MS
The Other Dual Role: Therapist as Advocate with Trans Clients
Lisa Griffin, PhD
Working with Transgender Survivors
Andrea Neumann Mascis, PhD
"Rodrigo only plays with Barbies": Identity, Otherness and attachment struggles in a gender-affirming child and his family of origin. A Canadian 2009 case study
Silvia Tenenbaum EdD (c) C. Psych., and Alma Marinelarena, RN, B.ScN
Session 2: 11:30 – 12:45
Working with Gender-variant & Transgender Youth and Their Families
Elijah C. Nealy, M.Div., LCSW
Beyond 101: An Advanced Clinical Dialogue Among Therapists
Alison Gerig, LCSW and Tonya Ladipo, LCSW
Providing to One's Own Community: A panel discussion on the challenges and rewards for practitioners using their gender identity and experience to inform their work with clients in the trans community
Finn Brigham, Heather Gay, LMSW, Jama Shelton, MSW, Gretchen Winterkorn, LMSW, and Cooper Sabatino, LMSW
Trans-Virtual: An exploration of the potential parallels between trans experience and electronic embodiment in virtual play spaces
Griffin Hansbury, MA, LCSW
Please note that this workshop was originally scheduled for session 3 but will now be held during Session 2
Pregnant with Possibility: The impact of a clinician's pregnancy on the treatment of transgender clients
Emily Joslin-Roher, LMSW
Please note that this workshop was originally scheduled for session 3 but will now be held during Session 2
"Prodigal Sons" (film excerpts and discussion)
Kimberly Reed, Film Director / Producer, MA
12:45 – 2:00
2:00 – 3:30
What helps, what doesn't; Client Feedback for Mental Health Providers to the Transgender Communities
Katie Douglass, LCSW
Session 3: 3:45 – 5:00pm
Working with the Aging Transgender/Gender Queer Client
Tarynn M. Witten, PhD, MSW, FGSA and A. Evan Eyler, MD, MPH, FAPA, FAAFP
Beyond Gender Dysphoria: A Case Study of the Gestalt Treatment of a Non-Gender- Dysphoric Transwoman Preparing for Sexual Reassignment Surgery
John L. Bennett, LCSW
Caught in Timelessness — A Case of Gender Oscillation
Dr. Oren Gozlan, C. Psych
Gender (dis)Agreement: Dialogue on the clinical implications of gendered language for the gender-variant community
S. J. Langer, LCSW-R
Please note that this workshop was originally scheduled for session 2 but will now be held during session 3
How transgender activists try to challenge both psychoanalytical and psychiatric burden in France
Eric Macé and Marie-Hélène Bourcier
Please note that this workshop was originally scheduled for session 2 but will now be held during session 3
Trans-ference: Transgender and non-transgender clinicians working with transgender clients
Arlene Istar Lev, LCSW-R, CASAC and Atreyu Luna, LMSW, M.Ed
Registration and Breakfast Buffet
9:00 – 10:30
Keynote Speech: A History of Homosexuality, Gender Variance & the Diagnostic & Statistical Manual (DSM)
Jack Drescher, MD
Session 4: 10:45 – 12
TransSexuality: Conducting Sexual Histories with Transgendered Patients
Suzanne Iasenza, PhD
Developmental Processes and Mental Health Implications Among Transgender Subgroups
Rhonda J. Factor, PhD
Managing Multiple Roles in Transgender Communities: Guided Group Discussion
Sand Chang, PhD
Addressing Disparities and Intersecting Oppressions for Gender-Variant Individuals in Health Care
Vaughn McLaughlin, LMSW and Quai Nystrom, MSW
The Effects of Hormonal Gender Affirmation Treatment on Mental Health in Female to Male Transsexuals
Stacey "Colt" Meier, MA and Seth Pardo, MA


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