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Sex and Gender Series: Exploring TRANSitions - Hormones and Child/Adolescent Gender Identity

Sex and Gender Series: Exploring TRANSitions - Hormones and Child/Adolescent Gender Identity

Date and Time
August 25, 2022 -- 6:00pm-9:00pm CT


3 CEUs

Bennett Zielinski, MS, LPCC, LMHC, RPT

$ 45.00 
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Participants will gain competencies in working with children and adolescents who are gender non-conforming, as well as working with parents of clients to best support and understand experiences. Participants will also be able to better understand how hormones impact the mental health of clients of all ages with gender dysphoria. Knowledge and skills gained can be applied in both office and community-based settings, as well as with individuals, couples, and families.

  1. Discuss working with children and their parents to explore gender identity concerns and strategies of support.
  2. Discuss working with adolescents who identify as gender non-conforming or who are questioning gender identity.
  3. Detail the impact of hormones, in both puberty and gender affirming care, on clients who experience gender dysphoria.

Instructor Bios

Bennett Zielinski, MS, LPCC, LMHC, RPT

Bennett is an independently licensed therapist who has experience working with anxiety, depression, loss, trauma, gender dysphoria, and managing life’s events. He is especially passionate about, and specializes in, working with clients within the transgender/gender non-conforming community, or those who may be questioning their gender identity. He has both professional and personal experience in navigating the intricacies of transitioning due to gender dysphoria and managing physical, emotional, social, and legal changes. Prior to moving to Minnesota in 2021, Bennett spent several years working as a therapist in Iowa. He previously taught high school English, which has fostered his love of learning and helping others.

Ellie is offering a CEU series to the greater mental health community! All trainings welcome anyone who would like to join us to learn more about various topics. Following each training you will be provided a certificate of completion via email. CEU approvals pending for the following Minnesota regulatory boards: BMFT, BOSW, BBHT, and Nursing. If interested please sign up here and we will save your seat!