Registration will be done through the Santa Barbara Psychological Association's website. Please use this link to register: https://sbcpa.org/event-5072123
Presenter:Dr. Krishna Kary (they/them) is a Counseling Psychologist and Assistant Clinical Professor atStanford University in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Services THRIVE Clinicwhere they focus on clinical services for LGBTQ+ community members, supervision andtraining, and consultation. Additionally, they are Adjunct Faculty at the University of SanFrancisco’s Master’s in Counseling program where they teach courses related to gender andsexuality. Dr. Kary received their Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from UC Santa Barbara wherethey conducted research on clinical interventions for reducing internalized stigma for LGBTQ+people. They completed their internship at UCLA’s Counseling and Psychological Services(CAPS) and then went on to complete their postdoctoral fellowship in the Gender and SexualIdentity specialty track at Stanford University CAPS. Dr. Kary seeks to understand the variedneeds of folx across the spectra of gender and sexuality, including barriers to accessing care,challenges in navigating outness and stigma, and intersections with other aspects of identity and
Course Outline Timeline (Pacific):12pm-12:10pm: Introductions and logistics12:10pm-1pm: Psychoeducation1pm-1:20pm: Vignette Discussion1:20-1:30pm: Q & A
Topic: Gender identity, pronouns, and medical transition have received increased visibility in recentyears within the field of psychology, on social media platforms, and in our public policies.Despite this increased visibility, many gender expansive individuals, particularly youth, continueto experience challenges on multiple fronts including internally via stigma and shame,interpersonally in navigating transition and outness with family, friends, and partners, andsystemically as they encounter barriers to accessing medical care. Dr. Kary will offer a gender-inclusive approach to conceptualizing gender and the challenges that often accompany genderexpansiveness with emphasis on youth and intersections with culture and other aspects ofidentity. This presentation will review specific gender-inclusive practices and case vignettes.
Learning Objectives:At the end of the presentation, attendees will be able to:1. Describe an inclusive, spectrum-based model of gender identity to use in caseformulations;2. Describe common challenges facing gender expansive individuals related to transitionand outness;3. Identify 3 best practice approaches when working with gender expansive youth andfamilies; and4. Identify 3 considerations related to the intersection of gender identity and other culturalfactors.
Continuing Education:CPA is co-sponsoring with Santa Barbara County Psychological Association (SBCPA) andVentura County Psychological Association (VCPA). The California Psychological Association isapproved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education forpsychologists. CPA maintains responsibilities for this program and its contents. CPA co-sponsoredcredit is also accepted by the Board of Behavioral Sciences for their licensees.
Important Notice:Those who attend the workshop and complete the CPA evaluation form will receive (1.5) continuingeducation credits. Please note that APA CE rules require that we give credit only to those who attendthe entire workshop. Those arriving more than 15 minutes after the start time or leaveing before theworkshop is completed will not receive CE credits.
Please note: There is no charge for SBCPA and VCPA members. Non-members are welcome to jointhis event at a cost of $25.