11 2018

JFCS' Aleinu Program To Host Transgender Workshop

9:00AM - 12:00PM  

Valley of the Sun JCC 12701 N. Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85254

Contact Jessica Levin-Bozek

$ Cost $ 25.00

Jewish Family & Children’s Service’s Aleinu Program will host a Transgender Workshop as part of the Aleinu Workshop Series. The program will take place on Thursday, Jan. 11 from 9 a.m. – noon.

The speakers at this event are Madelaine Adelman, associate professor of Justice & Social Inquiry at Arizona State University and Cammy Bellis, director of the Transgender Education Program at Arizona State University.

Upon completion of the transgender workshop, participants will be able to:
• Distinguish among common terms related to gender identity and transgender/gender nonconforming people
• Identify what a gender transition may look like for youth and how it may differ for adults
• Discover perspectives of transgender/GNC youth and adults based on current research
• Identify best practices to support and affirm LGBTQ youth, clients, and colleagues
• Explore the components of an agency-based action plan for transgender inclusion and affirmation

Cost to attend is $25 and includes a continental breakfast. To register: www.jfcsaz.org/TEP

Three Cultural Competency Units are available upon completion.