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Sunday, July 10 • 9:15am - 10:45am
Creating Your Family Gender Story

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Participants will engage in creating a Family Gender Story. Ideas, Narrative and Actual making of art/books will be utilized, yet, the workshop is meant to generate the expansion to working on this with children/youth at home. Participants will learn how to craft a gender story and then how to incorporate their childs expression and experience into the activity. Issues of "how to talk with family, friends, institutions" around "family gender story" will also be addressed. Gender Affirmative and Family Acceptance practices will root the discussion/dydactic portions.

Speakers
avatar for Jessie Rose Cohen, LCSW

Jessie Rose Cohen, LCSW

Jessie Rose Cohen, LCSW is a Clinical Supervisor on the Management Team at A Better Way serving children and families primarily in foster and adoption care. In addition, she is a Gender Specialist in Private Practice in Oakland, California and a Contract Supervisor for Rainbow Community Center in Concord, California. Jessie serves on the Steering Committee of the Gender Spectrum Conference and is a founding member of the Mind The Gap Group... Read More →
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Joy Johnson, PsyD

Joy L. Johnson, PsyD is a bilingual child and family psychotherapist. Dr. Johnson is an active member of the Child and Adolescent Gender Center’s Mind the Gap Consortium and has been an integral contributor to the development of the Center’s gender affirmative youth assessment guidelines and protocols. She practices in Hayward with La Familia Counseling Service. Working with gender non-conforming children and families from a gender... Read More →


Sunday July 10, 2016 9:15am - 10:45am
Dante 117

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