WPATH Global Education Initiative Announces
Three Outstanding Events
October 20-22, 2017/ Columbus Ohio / Best Practices in Medical and Mental Health Care
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April 26-28, 2018 / Mount Sinai, New York / Inaugural WPATH Live Surgery Course
November 2-6, 2018 / Buenos Aires, Argentina/ 25th WPATH Symposium featuring GEI Training Courses
See Details On All Three Below
Transgender Health: Best Practices
in Medical and Mental Health Care
October 20th -22nd
The Ohio State University
2400 Olentangy River Rd
We are proud to announce the upcoming training courses in our Best Practices in Medical and Mental Health Care Series. Sponsored by the WPATH Global Education Initiative, these are certified WPATH training courses and will count as the first components for members who choose to pursue certification as a WPATH Transgender Health Care Provider.
Friday Oct. 20th and 21st
Best Practices in Medical and Mental Health Care- Foundations Course
Advanced session below are separate courses that run concurrently not breakout tracks
This 2-day multidisciplinary conference provides foundational evidence based sessions, case discussions and group work. The program based on the WPATH Standards of Care will cover a wide variety of topics. Discussions are designed to enhance your skill sets necessary to effectively work with clients and patients in your practice or gender center.
Best Practices Advanced Course curriculum
These sessions run concurrently so please choose only one
Pre-Requisite: Registrant must have previously completed our Foundations Course or have been a WPATH member for more than 5 years.
Saturday October 21st.
- Best Practices in Mental Health Care: 1-day advanced course for mental health providers
- Best Practices in Medical Treatment: 1-day course for medical providers
Sunday Oct. 22nd.
Half-Day Post Course Workshops - These sessions run concurrently so please choose only one
- Caring for Children and Adolescents
- Planning and Documenting for Medical Transition
GEI Training will be held in partnership with the
Transforming Care: LGBTQ & HIV/AIDS Health Equity Conference
http://transformingcareconference.com (separate registration required)
The Equitas Health Institute for LGBTQ Health Equity is hosting the 2017 Transforming Care: LGBTQ & HIV/AIDS Health Equity Conference on October 19-20 at The Ohio State University Fawcett Center. Activists, academics, community members, and health & social service professionals are encouraged to attend this two-day conference that addresses health disparities affecting the LGBTQ and HIV/AIDS community.