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Gender Identity and Affirming Care Training: 3 Part Series

May 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A child’s gender identity impacts every aspect of their daily life, including the experiences they have within the DCF system.  Join us for this important three-part training series focused on better understanding gender identity to enhance our representation of children who are transgender and nonbinary and their parents.

Part 1: April 5, 2022 from 2:00-4:00pm

Learn about the unique healthcare needs of transgender and nonbinary children, including gender affirming medications.

Jessica Kremen, MD & Francie Mandel, MSW, LICSW

Gender Multispecialty Service (GeMS) at Boston Children’s Hospital

Approved for 2 CAFL CLEs

Part 2: May 3, 2022 from 2:00-4:00pm

Learn about DCF’s Gender Affirming Medication Consent Policy, practical issues, and strategies to hold DCF to task.

Danny Flynn, Amy Karp, Katy Krywonis

Approved for 2 CAFL CLEs

Part 3: May 17, 2022 from 2:00-4:00pm

Learn about the magnitude of issues transgender and nonbinary children face in the DCF system, how to talk to children about their gender identity, and how to talk to parents about their child’s gender identity.

Connor Barusch, Katy Krywonis, Skailer Qvistgaard

Approved for 2 CAFL CLEs

Register in advance here.

This three-part series will build on the lessons from each session.  Attendance at all three sessions is not required to participate, but is recommended.

As always, if you have any questions about this training program, please email us at cafltraining@publiccounsel.net.


CAFL Training


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