Wednesday August 12, 2015 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM PDT
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Sovereign Health Group 
1211 Puerta Del Sol
San Clemente, CA 92673

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Claudia Burton 
Sovereign Health Group 

Orange County
Luncheon and C.E. Event

Sovereign Health San Clemente Welcomes Roxanne Cherry, PH.D., MFT

Presenting on
"Trans 101: What a mental health professional 
needs to know"

Course Abstract:

This interactive in-service training will give participants the background and terminology needed to work with gender creative clients. The differences between biological gender, sexual orientation, and gender identity will be clarified. 

Course Objectives:

  1. Teach appropriate terminology to enable the discussion of issues involving trans gender clients and their common concerns.
  2. Review historical mental health perspectives regarding transgenderism.
  3. Explain DSM-V diagnosis criteria and two treatment models.
  4. Identify common co-occurring conditions.
  5. Establish how to be a trans ally in order to create a therapeutic alliance.
  6. Review the current cultural and legal standing of the trans community.


This course meets the qualifications for 1 hour continuing education credit for MFT's, LPCC's, LEP's, and/or LCSW's required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) provider number - PCE5216

This course meets the qualifications for 1 hour continuing education credit for addiction professionals required by the National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) provider number - 130835.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider  number CEP16424, for 1 Contact Hour.