2022 Professional Continuing Education Online Webinar
The Gender Identity Guide for Parents (and Caregivers) Book Talk
Friday, April 1, 2022, from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Online Workshop – One (1) CE Credit
FREE for Active PBCP Volunteer Clinicians
Featured Presenter: Tavi Hawn, LCSW-C
Session Description: Mental health providers who are themselves parents or who work with people who are raising children will increase understanding of gender expansiveness. Participants will gain strategies for talking with all children about gender, modeling acknowledgement of multiple genders and gender expressions, and assisting children and families who may be going through a social gender transition.
At the end of this presentation, the participant will:
- Describe a framework for gender identity and gender expansiveness;
- Identify frequent questions parents and caregivers have regarding gender identity and gender expression in children and be able to provide answers to at least three frequently asked questions;
- Apply at least one way to model knowledge of multiple genders for children;
- Utilize tools in discussing options for social gender transition with families.
Presenter Bio: Tavi Hawn, LCSW-C
Author of the newly released book – The Gender Identity Guide for Parents: Compassionate Advice to Help Your Child Be Their Most Authentic Self
Tavi Hawn is a Southern lover of books, music, a special dog named Scully (remember the X-Files?), a cat named Lionel, a spider-loving scientist and a baby named Waya (Wolf). They are a multi-racial Indigenous Two Spirit and trans person. Tavi is a co-founder of QORDS, a nonprofit summer camp for queer and transgender youth and youth of LGBTQ+ families. They also have founded 2 multi-racial wellness centers with all queer and trans providers. Whenever possible (a challenge with a toddler), Tavi likes to read, dance, hike in the woods, grow food and medicines, travel, play their drum kit and hand drum, hug their elders, and eat.
Workshop registrants will receive a code prior to the webinar to log on to Zoom and participate in the online session.