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EP20 Workshop 26 - A Trans-affirmative Model of Assessment and Treatment of Gender Incongruence - Eli Coleman, PhD

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Workshops |  Gender |  LGBTQ
Evolution of Psychotherapy |  Evolution of Psychotherapy 2020
Eli Coleman, PhD
Course Levels:
Master Degree or Higher in Health-Related Field
2 hours
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Dec 10, 2020
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There have been significant paradigmatic changes in models of assessment and treatment of gender incongruence. This workshop will review the historical shifts including changes in the World Professional Association for Transgender Health’s Standards of Care. The workshop will review updated diagnostic criteria, assessment and treatment methods. The presenter will present a treatment model using a trans-affirmative approach with case illustrations and discussion.


Educational Objectives:

  1. Describe the main paradigmatic changes in the assessment and treatment of gender incongruence which has occurred over the last 50 years
  2. Name at least three changes which has occurred in the history of the WPATH Standards of Care
  3. Describe the main elements of the GALA model of treatment of gender incongruence

*Sessions may be edited for content and to preserve confidentiality*