Working with Gender and Sexual Diversity

with Jenny Reid

Monday 12th June 2017, 9:45-12:45

Jenny qualified as a Non-Directive Play Therapist in 2005, and works with children and young people aged between 4 and 25 years. She is registered with Pink Therapy and has experience of supporting children and young people to explore issues relating to their own sexuality and gender identity and that of their parents.

This workshop aims to increase participants’ confidence in discussing and working with questions around gender and sexuality, including with young clients. The content will:

  • Introduce a range of theories and approaches to gender and sexuality
  • Explore the relationship between gender, sexuality and identity in adolescence
  • Challenge taboos, demystify some of the language and terminology in use, and look at sensitive and respectful ways to approach questions about gender and sexuality
  • Identify current medical and legal issues relating to to sexual health and work with transgender young people
  • Enable participants to experience a range of creative ways to explore gender and sexuality in therapy
  • Signpost local and national resources

 

Click here for details of all our CPD events in 2016-17. Our online booking form is here.