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Sacramento Valley Psychological Association Conference: Building Bridges and Bridging the Gap

  • Hilton Arden West 2200 Harvard Street Sacramento, CA, 95815 United States (map)

Providing Compassionate, Effective, and Collaborative Gender Transition Support Services for Adults

Dr. Coté's practical, interactive, and engaging presentation aims to assist clinicians in feeling more grounded in providing care for transgender and gender diverse clients who seek medical gender transition support.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe and discuss recent research and clinical insight into areas of risk and resilience for transgender and gender diverse adults with attention paid to intersecting identities and diverse life experiences.
  • From initial contact through therapeutic relationship building, utilize collaborative and mindfulness approaches to promote therapeutic trust.
  • Describe World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) Standards of Care, Version 7 Guidelines for assessing and providing support documentation for adults seeking medical gender transition interventions.
  • Develop an ecological assessment and aftercare planning protocol to promote client post-operative success and wellness.