Indiana Psychological Association - Event Information

Event Name:December IPA Webinar: Providing Affirming Mental Health Care for LGBTQ+ Youth
Event Type(s):CE Events
Description:IPA 2020 Webinar Series
1.0 Hour of Category I CE credit

Wednesday, December 9th, 2020 at Noon

Registrants will receive further information on registering with Zoom Webinar for the presentation.

Providing Affirming Mental Health Care for LGBTQ+ Youth

LGBTQ+ youth experience significant mental health disparities relative to their heterosexual and cisgender peers. However, evidence-based interventions designed to address these disparities are lacking. In this webinar, we will discuss strategies for addressing the mental health needs of LGBTQ+ youth, from creating a more welcoming clinical environment to adapting existing evidence-based treatment to meet the needs of LGBTQ+ youth, with a focus on transgender and gender-diverse youth and their families.

Learning Objectives
By completing this program, participants will able to:
Summarize the major mental health disparities experienced by LGBTQ+ youth and the contributing role of minority stress.
2.    List practical steps that can be taken to create a welcoming clinical environment for LGBTQ+ youth and their families. 
3.    Explain the use of a case-formulation approach for addressing mental health concerns experienced by gender-diverse youth that integrates cognitive-behavioral interventions with a minority stress framework.

Presenter Bio: Kelly Donahue, PhD, HSPP
Dr. Donahue is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the Indiana University School of Medicine and licensed clinical psychologist. She completed her doctorate at Indiana University-Bloomington, internship at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and postdoctoral fellowship in adolescent medicine at the IU School of Medicine. She serves as the co-director of Riley Hospital for Children's Gender Health Program. She provides psychological services and support for gender-diverse children, adolescents, and young adults; treatment for depression and anxiety in adolescents; and management of psychosocial challenges among patients with diabetes, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, differences of sex development (DSD), and other health concerns. She supervises psychology trainees in the areas of gender health and evidence-based interventions for adolescents. She is also the founding co-chair of the Society of Pediatric Psychology’s Gender Health Special Interest Group.

Dr. Kelly Donahue

Special Note to Conference Attendees
The Indiana Psychological Association (IPA) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Indiana Psychological Association maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Indiana State Psychology Board and Indiana Behavioral Health Board:
  • IPA is an approved provider of Category I continuing education for psychologists.
  • IPA is an approved provider of Category I continuing education for LSW, LCSW, LMFT, LMHC, LMFTA, LCAC and LAC.
Licensees must judge the program’s relevance to their professional practice.
Please note that APA rules require that credit be given only to those who attend the entire workshop.  Those arriving more than 15 minutes after the scheduled start time or leaving early will not receive CE credits.  Partial credit cannot be given.
Licensees who attend the entire webinar and complete the evaluation form will receive a CE certificate via email.
Registration Fees
IPA New, Premier, Platinum, Emeritus-Practicing, and Student Members - $0
IPA Basic and Emeritus-Retired Members - $15
Non-Members - Psychologists and Other Professionals $30

Non-Members - Students $0
Event Date:12/9/2020
Event Time:12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Eastern
Location:Live Webinar
Contact Person:Connie Vore
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