Upcoming Trainings and Courses
with Lisette Lahana, LCSW
Mandala House Virtual Gender Therapist Training
1st Fridays through December 2020 11-1pm EST
September 4-The History of Gender Health Treatment and Ethics Around Gatekeeping versus Informed Consent
October 2-Assessment and Gender History (Developing a Gender Health Plan in Collaboration with Clients)
November 6-Non Binary Clinical Issues and Identity Development
December 4-Bringing Your Gender (and other identities) to Your Work (privilege and experiences, benefits and pitfalls and how to talk about them)
Interested in Registering for this Zoom Video Seminar? contact Lisette Lahana who will inquire about having others participate in this staff training
GEI FOUNDATIONS COURSE - August 12 - September 30, 2020
Attend the Case Presentation Panel with Lisette Lahana on LIVE 8/23/20 and available on demand afterwards
WPATH is excited to announce that registration is now open for the second-round of the Online GEI Foundations Course, being offered August 12 – September 30, 2020.
The WPATH GEI Online Foundations Course will include two components:
Pre-Recorded Didactic Sessions, which attendees can stream on-demand starting August 12, 2020 and
Live Streamed Case Presentation Panel Discussions, attendees will pre-select and attend 3 panels between August 23 – September 4, 2020.
The UCSF Child and Adolescent Gender Center BROWN BAG BOOK CLUB
In 2019 Finn Gratton, LMFT authored a pioneering book, Supporting Transgender Autistic Youth and Adults: A Guide for Professionals and Families.
The Child and Adolescent Gender Center is hosting a two-part free book discussion group via Zoom facilitated by Gender Therapist and WPATH Mentor Lisette Lahana, LCSW. Now is your chance to connect with gender therapists doing the same reading and thinking about our trans and non-binary autistic (neurodivergent/neuroqueer) clients. You can attend either all or part of the series. It is recommended that you purchase and read the entire book, not only the selected chapters. If purchasing the book is a hardship please include this in the RSVP and the chapters will be made available to you in pdf format.
Feel free to enjoy lunch while we discuss.
Monday 10/5 12-1:30PM PST Chapters 5 and 6
Book and case discussion with a focus on the chapter's concepts around attachment and working with families
Monday 11/2 12-1:30pm PST Chapter 8
Book and case discussion with a focus on the chapter's concept "Preserving human rights to autonomy while ensuring well-being
RSVP to: J. Cohen, LCSW, Director of Community-based Clinical Services and Training @.
Zoom link provided upon RSVP.