This training will review sections that are relevant to mental health professionals with clients seeking medical intervention, from puberty blockers to surgery. This training will cover what insurance companies and surgeons are expecting in MHP letters. Attendees will leave the training with confidence in letter writing for transgender, nonbinary and
● Become confident in writing letters for access to gender-affirming medical care
● Become familiar with resources such as WPATH
● Attendees will understand some of the reasons clients seek gender-affirming care
Antoinette Leiyomi Preciado, CPC, AAC; is a Certified Peer Counselor who resides in Kitsap County. As a Transwoman of Color and a person with lived experience, Antoinette continues to work with various organizations like Disability Rights Washington, United Peers of Washington, Washington Recovery Alliance, Washington State Community Connectors, and the Office of Recovery Partnerships to educate and reduce mental health stigma within communities and service providing systems. As Board President of United Peers of Washington, Antoinette has worked to make services more accessible to people who live in rural areas and foster a statewide community of people with lived experiences.
Thursday, March 31, 2022
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm, PT
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Washington State Society for Clinical Social Work
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