Transgender Care Workshop

Spring 2017: Volume 73, Number 1

Transgender Care 101: Psychological, Medical, and Pharmacological Perspectives

May 6, 2017
Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA

Hemmingson Center. Same Day Registration opens at 8:40

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Transgender Care 101: Psychological, Medical, and Pharmacological Perspectives, 3CE

Presenters:Dr. Laura Asbell, Ph.D., Dr. Sasha Carey, M.D., Dr. Debra Gore, M.D., Dr. Cheyenne Newsome, Pharm.D., and Dr. Darrelle Volwiler, Ph.D.

Dr. Asbell, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist in independent practice in Post Falls, Idaho and her practice includes transgender clients.
Dr. Sasha Carey, M.D., is a doctor at Rockwood who is board certified in pediatrics and adolescent medicine.
Dr. Debra Gore, M.D. is a doctor at Group Health who is board certified in family medicine.
Dr. Darrelle Volwiler, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist also at the Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center.


Dr. Cheyenne Newsome, Pharm.D. is a clinical assistant professor at Washington State University in Pharmaceuticals and a pharmacist at the Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center.

This expert panel will provide a comprehensive overview of competent care for transgender individuals. Our two psychologists will review basics of transgender identities
and the psychological disorder of gender dysphoria, reasons transgender individuals commonly seek psychological services and what forms of psychotherapy may be useful for them, and the American Psychological Association’s guidelines for competent transgender care. Our two doctors will describe common medical concerns transgender individuals confront across the lifespan and related medical interventions. Our pharmacist will describe the effects, timeline, and some concerns of pharmacologic agents used in gender dysphoria, and the unique role a pharmacist can play in the coordinated care team. All presenters will describe how psychologists can best facilitate coordinated care for transgender individuals at different ages and points of transition.

Learning Objectives
• Participants will be able to describe common reasons transgender individuals seek psychological services, and the American Psychological Association’s guidelines for working with transgender individuals.
• Participants will state common medical concerns transgender individuals face, and identify strategies for working effectively with doctors in coordinated care.
• Participants will be able to state common pharmacological issues transgender individuals face, and identify strategies for working effectively with pharmacists in
coordinated care.

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Note: Idaho Psychological Assoc. and Oregon Psychological Assoc. members are welcome and extended WSPA member pricing when membership is confirmed with your state association.

Washington State Psychological Association (WSPA) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. WSPA maintains responsibility for its programs and their content.

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