Gender Variance

Gender Variance

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Vanessa Richards
Social Worker

Gender Variance

Points: 3 CPD POINTS
Price: R500 excl VAT
Course Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
31 December 2019

Please note NEW RULES FROM HPCSA : “Accreditation numbers are valid for the year they are accredited in”. All CPD questionnaires must please be completed/submitted to Impact Learning by 31 December 2019. Should you run out of time kindly contact for further information. We will endeavour to do our best to assist you but there is no guarantee that courses will be re-accredited.

This presentation will look at the following topics:

  • Gender variance and diversity in children & adolescents
  • Brief definition of Identity and Gender Identity
  • The redundancy of the term Gender Identity Disorder (GID)
  • “Anastasia’s Five”: the biological determinants of sex
  • The social and psychological construction of gender identity
  • Children and adolescents as a special population: Erik Erikson’s Developmental Stages in relation to gender identity
  • DSM 5: Gender Dysphoria – Definition and diagnostic Criteria
  • History of diagnostic thinking in DSM
  • Limitations of diagnostic classification
  • Correct Terminology and a Glossary of Terms
  • Different Approaches To Gender Variance
  • Brief examples of approaches in different countries
  • The World Professional Association For Transgender Health – an affirmative perspective
  • The Utrecht Gender Dysphoria Scale
  • Intervention
  • Gender Dysphoria, Gender Non-Conformity
  • International Protocol
  • The Multi-Disciplinary Team and the Whole Person Perspective
  • Role of Members of the Multi-Disciplinary Team
  • Hormone Therapy
  • Gender Re-Alignment/ Re-Assignment Surgery
  • Allied Therapies: – Speech Therapy, Cosmetic Therapy
  • Clinical Case Management
  • The great debate: Desistance VS Affirmation (and is this the correct debate?)
  • Case Studies
  • Legislation and Legal Issues
  • The Ethics of Treatment
  • What you can do
  • Referral, Support and Advocacy

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