Comprehensive Care for Transgender and Gender Diverse Veterans

$50.00

Presenter:  Dr. Claire Michelle Burgess

Overview:

In this evidence-based presentation, Dr. Burgess will discuss 1) Minority stress theory as applied to transgender and gender-diverse (TGD) individuals (Hendricks & Testa, 2012) as well as 2) Dialectical Behavior Therapy (Sloan et al. 2017’s application to TGD individuals).

Learning Objectives: Intermediate Audience

  1. Describe the diagnostic criteria for Gender Dysphoria
  2. Identify mental health disparities for transgender and gender-diverse (TGD) veterans
  3. Describe the goals of psychotherapy to support veterans with gender dysphoria

Presenter Bio:

Dr. Claire Burgess is a clinical psychologist in private practice serving gender diverse couples in Boston, Massachusetts. She serves as the chair of the interdisciplinary transgender treatment team at VA Boston Healthcare System. She completed her graduate training at the University of Southern California and joined VA Boston in 2017 as an LGBTQ+ Postdoctoral Fellow, working on the PTSD clinical team in Brockton, Massachusetts. Dr. Burgess is an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School, and serves as course director for cognitive behavioral therapy coursework for psychiatry residents. She offers an advanced seminar in trauma-informed care at Harvard Law School for students in the LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic. Dr. Burgess has co-authored over a dozen peer reviewed publications, book chapters, and edited texts that draw on LGBTQ+ patient safety and policies.

 

This webinar will be recorded for Homestudy

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Presenter:  Dr. Claire Michelle Burgess

 

Overview:

In this evidence-based presentation, Dr. Burgess will discuss 1) Minority stress theory as applied to transgender and gender-diverse (TGD) individuals (Hendricks & Testa, 2012) as well as 2) Dialectical Behavior Therapy (Sloan et al. 2017’s application to TGD individuals).

 

Learning Objectives: Intermediate Audience

  1. Describe the diagnostic criteria for Gender Dysphoria
  2. Identify mental health disparities for transgender and gender-diverse (TGD) veterans
  3. Describe the goals of psychotherapy to support veterans with gender dysphoria

Presenter Bio:

Dr. Claire Burgess is a clinical psychologist in private practice serving gender diverse couples in Boston, Massachusetts. She serves as the chair of the interdisciplinary transgender treatment team at VA Boston Healthcare System. She completed her graduate training at the University of Southern California and joined VA Boston in 2017 as an LGBTQ+ Postdoctoral Fellow, working on the PTSD clinical team in Brockton, Massachusetts. Dr. Burgess is an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School, and serves as course director for cognitive behavioral therapy coursework for psychiatry residents. She offers an advanced seminar in trauma-informed care at Harvard Law School for students in the LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic. Dr. Burgess has co-authored over a dozen peer reviewed publications, book chapters, and edited texts that draw on LGBTQ+ patient safety and policies.

 

This webinar will be recorded for Homestudy