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Face-to-Face Training

TRANS YOUTH WITH GENDER DYSPHORIA: Assessment and reports for hormonal and/or surgical treatment. (Sydney)


Faculty:
Dr Elizabeth Anne Riley
Duration:
One full day
Product Code:
79224
Media Type:
Face-to-Face Training
Access:
Not Applicable
Location:
Chatswood, NSW
Available Dates:

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Description

This workshop aims to provide practical advice and resources for both the assessment of trans youth and the writing of reports for medical and surgery intervention in the treatment of gender dysphoria. A brief summary and focus on language and childhood gender dysphoria will be followed by the key aspects and process of assessment for gender dysphoria including the Gender Feeling Amplitude. Emphasis will be placed on the gathering of relevant history and information necessary to determine the severity of gender dysphoria, the necessity of treatment and possible interventions. Inclusion and support for parents during the assessment will be explained as well as collaboration with parents for interventions. Requirements of letters for endocrinologists and surgeons will be covered with examples to exhibit how evidence sourced from the assessment is used to meet the criteria using both the Australian Standards of Care & Treatment Guidelines: For trans and gender diverse children & adolescents, as well as the World Professional Association for Transgender Health’s Standards of Care (V7). The assessment will cover youth (assigned either female or male at birth) seeking hormonal interventions or surgery. Also covered will be how to determine whether hormonal and or surgical treatment is in the best interests of the client. Clips of an assessment video will be shown to demonstrate aspects of the assessment process and exercises will be provided to allow you to develop your skills in transferring knowledge from the assessment to the evidence required in writing reports. You will also be guided to resource services for trans clients in your state/territory. Guidance and advice for schools will also be included in this workshop. Please bring your questions to allow a client-focused discussion for the final segment of the day.

Faculty

Dr Elizabeth Anne Riley's Profile

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PhD, MA (Couns), Dip Hom, BSc.


Dr Elizabeth Anne Riley, (PhD MACouns BSc) is a Sydney-based counsellor and supervisor with a PhD titled: “The Needs of Gender-Variant Children and Their Parents.” Having worked with the trans community for over 20 years, Dr Riley provides gender specific support and counselling to parents of trans children, youth and adults, clinical supervision to practitioners, academic PhD & Masters supervision for student trans research, professional development to schools, clinicians and other service providers. Dr Riley has 18 publications, including 4 book chapters. She was a founding member of the Australian Professional Association for Transgender Health (AusPATH), is a Professional Clinical member and Certified Provider of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) and a media spokesperson on behalf of the transgender community. She is also an accredited clinical supervisor with the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA) and with the Australian Association of Supervisors (AAOS).


Registration Details

Face-to-Face registration
Fee:  $249
 
         $29 to purchase and keep the recording of this event. 

  • Tea and coffee are included. Food may be purchased on the ground floor or from the many surrounding cafes.
  • You will need to sign in on arrival to be eligible for an Attendance Certificate. 
  • Your attendance certificate for 7 hours of face-to-face, active training can be retrieved on completion of your evaluation via your login account.
  • A hard copy of notes and resources will be available to you on arrival at this event.
  • If for whatever reason, you are unable to attend this live event on the day,  your registration will be transferred into the live interactive webcast of this event with three month's access to the recording. 
  • N.B. Face to face participants are required to comply with COVID safety measures as outlined by the venue and PDP. 
    Details of the measures current at the time and in line with public health orders will be advised in your pre-event reminder/information emails.
    The venue and PDP reserve the right to deny entry to any participant who chooses not to follow COVID safety plans. 

Live Interactive Webcast registration
Fees: $199 
Primary viewer (includes three month's access recording of the event.
           $99 Additional viewer (must watch on same device as primary viewer)
           $29 Purchase lifetime access to the recording (available to primary viewer only)

  • Your attendance certificate for 7 hours of live, interactive training can be retrieved on completion of the evaluation and quiz via your account. 
  • A soft copy of all resources will remain in your account indefinitely.
  • A recording of this event will be available in your account approximately three weeks after the live event and will remain available for a full three months.  You will receive an email notification when the recording becomes available for viewing. 
  • If for whatever reason, you are unable to join the live webcast on the day, you will be able to watch the recording, complete your evaluation and quiz and retrieve  your certificate at a later date before the end of the three month viewing period.

Reminders for all events are sent two weeks, one week, one day and one hour prior.

Venue information

COVID-19 AND YOUR SAFETY
Our venue is registered with Service NSW as a 'Covid Safe' venue. 
You will be required to checkin via our QR code and to abide by the safety  measures current at the time and in line with public health orders. These will be advised in your pre-event reminder/information emails.
In the interest of everone's safety, PDP reserves the right to deny entry to any participant who chooses not to follow the current COVID safety plans. 

ACCESSIBILITY
This venue offers wheelchair access from the Brown Street entrance.  

PUBLIC TRANSPORT
4 minute walk from Chatswood train/metro/bus interchange

PARKING
Links to reasonable early-bird parking close to the venue:
https://www.secureparking.com.au/en-au/car-parks/australia/new-south-wales/sydney/lower-north-shore-and-northern-beaches/zenith-centre-car-park

https://www.secureparking.com.au/en-au/car-parks/australia/new-south-wales/sydney/lower-north-shore-and-northern-beaches/12-help-street-car-park

NOURISHMENT 
All day tea, coffee and chilled water are provided.
If you have not ordered lunch with your registration, we have a fridge and two microwave ovens should you wish to bring your own food. 
The venue has a cafe on the ground floor and is surrounded by cafes and restaurants including an extensive food hall above the Chatswood Interchange.

ACCOMODATION
Mantra Hotel is next door to the venue: website here
Meriton Suites is a 4 minute walk from the venue: website here

Objectives

Learning objectives of this training:

  1. Requirements of assessment for determining gender dysphoria
  2. Application of the Gender Feeling Amplitude (Riley, 2017).
  3. Determination of suitable interventions for clients presenting with gender dysphoria
  4. Inclusion of parents to enable interventions that prioritise gender well-being in their child
  5. Criteria and information required for reports to endocrinologists and surgeons in the treatment of gender dysphoria.
  6. Advice for schools

"Provide complete support and treatment for your trans clients by learning how to write reports for hormones and surgery”  Dr Elizabeth Anne Riley

How will you benefit from attending this training?

  • Know how to assess youth for gender dysphoria, including parents.
  • Develop confidence in writing reports for clients with gender dysphoria.
  • Be ready to provide guidance for schools on their role in supporting students.

Outline

Morning Session (includes a short morning tea break)

  • Current language and summary of childhood gender dysphoria
  • Process of assessment for gender dysphoria
  • What are we looking for?
  • First things first: interviewing parents
  • How to apply the Gender Feeling Amplitude
  • Assessment of youth, including video

Afternoon Session (includes a short afternoon tea break)

  • Interventions and inclusion/collaboration with parents
  • Criteria for the report
  • Aspects of the interview relevant to the report
  • Report writing
  • Advising schools
  • Your questions

Target Audience

Pychologists, Counsellors and Social Workers with some experience supporting people with gender dysphoria.

Webcast Schedule

Morning Session
  9:00am - 12:45pm
  Includes a 15 minutes break at 10:45am

Lunch Break
  12:45pm - 1:45pm

Afternoon Session
  1:45pm - 5:00pm
  Includes a 15 minutes break at 3:15pm

Location

PDP Sydney Training Room

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Level 1, 10 Help Street, Chatswood, NSW 2067, Australia
+61 1300 887 622
www.pdpseminars.com

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