Controversies in Treating Transgender Children and Adolescents - Jack Drescher, MD (Live)

January 25, 2022

The treatment of children and adolescents diagnosed with Gender Dysphoria (DSM-5) or Gender Incongruence (ICD-11) has evoked both clinical and cultural controversies. This presentation begins with a history of how transgender individuals came to be a subject of mental health interest. It then reviews both clinical and social controversies surrounding diagnosing and treating minors with GD/GI. Recent political, legislative and judicial events surrounding the treatment of transgender minors are discussed.

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the controversies in the wider culture regarding the treatment of gender dysphoric children and adolescents and how they affect clinical practice and research
  2. Prepare for appropriate treatments, consultations and referrals of children and adolescents with Gender Dysphoria
  3. Critique and revise binary thinking about gender and gender identity
  4. Compare diagnostic criteria of the DSM-5 gender diagnoses with those of ICD-11
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.75 APA
    The Austen Riggs Center, Inc. designates this live interactive webinar for 1.75 continuing education credit(s) (CE) for psychology. The Austen Riggs Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Austen Riggs Center maintains responsibility for the program and its content.
  • 1.75 ASWB-ACE
    The Austen Riggs Center, #1344, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Austen Riggs Center maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider Approval Period: 02/02/2020-2/2/2023. Social workers completing this live interactive webinar will receive 1.75 continuing education credit(s). For a listing of jurisdictions that accept ACE, please visit States and provinces that accept ACE | Association of Social Work Boards .
  • 1.75 Contact Hours/ Participation
  • 1.75 Risk Management Study
    1.75 meet the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine's for risk management study.
Course opens: 
01/12/2022
Course expires: 
01/01/2023
Event starts: 
01/25/2022 - 10:30am EST
Event ends: 
01/25/2022 - 12:30pm EST
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
1

 Jack Drescher, MD, is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst in private practice in New York City.He is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University and a Faculty Member at Columbia’s Division of Gender, Sexuality, and Health. He is a Senior Psychoanalytic Consultant at Columbia’s Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research and Adjunct Professor at New York University’s Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. He is a Training and Supervising Analyst at the William Alanson White Institute.

Dr. Drescher is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, Past President of the Group for Advancement of Psychiatry and a Past President of APA’s New York County Psychiatric Society. He presently serves as a Consultant to APA’s Ethics Committee.

Dr. Drescher is Section Editor of the Gender Dysphoria Chapter in the DSM-5 Text Revision (DSM-5-TR) process (anticipated 2022 publication). He served on APA’s DSM-5 Workgroup on Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders and served on the World Health Organization’s Working Group on the Classification of Sexual Disorders and Sexual Health that revised sex and gender diagnoses in the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11). He served on the Honorary Scientific Committee revising the 2nd edition of the Psychodynamic Diagnostic Manual (PDM-2).

Dr. Drescher’s professional honors include the American Psychiatric Association’s John Fryer Award (2018), the Federation of State Medical Boards’ Award for Excellence in Editorial Writing (2017), Albert M. Biele Visiting Professor in Psychiatry, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University (2016), Sheppard-Pratt’s Harry Stack Sullivan Award Lecturer (2013), an APA Special Presidential Commendation (2009), an APA Distinguished Psychiatrist Lecturer (2009), APA’s Irma Bland Award for Excellence in Teaching Residents (2006), and the James Paulsen Service Award from the Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists (2004).

Austen Riggs Center Inc. confirms that Jack Drescher, MD, nor anyone involved in the planning of the CME event, has disclosed a potential conflict of interest. 

General CME/CE Information  

 Accommodations   - The Austen Riggs Center follows all state and federal laws and regulations, including the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). In accordance with the ADA, the Austen Riggs Center is committed to accessibility. If you need accommodations for your online course, please contact info@austenriggs.net.  

Accreditation    

(Physicians, Psychologists, Social Work and Nursing)

The Austen Riggs Center designates this live interactive webinar for a maximum of (see specific event) AMA PRA Category1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.    

The Austen Riggs Center Inc. is accredited by the Massachusetts Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.   

The Austen Riggs Center’s policy on disclosure, in keeping with requirements of the Massachusetts Medical Society, requires continuing education planners and speakers to disclose any relevant financial interest or other relationship with commercial entities that could pose a potential conflict of interest in the presentation of this educational activity. The Austen Riggs Center Continuing Medical Education Committee has established policies for identifying and resolving all conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity. The Austen Riggs Center accepts no commercial support of any kind to support our CME/CE activity.   

 The Austen Riggs Center Inc. also designates this live interactive webinar for (see specific event) continuing education credit(s) (CE) for psychology.   

Austen Riggs Center, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0115. 

The Austen Riggs Center Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Austen Riggs Center maintains responsibility for the program and its content. For additional information about this program, please call the Erikson Institute Education Coordinator, at 413.931.5230.   

The Austen Riggs Center Inc., #1344, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Austen Riggs Center maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider Approval Period: 02/02/2020-2/2/2023. Social workers completing this Live interactive webinar will receive (see specific event) continuing education credits.    

For a listing of jurisdictions that accept ACE, please visit www.aswb.org/ace/ace-jurisdiction-map/.   

Attention NY and NJ Social Workers  

The Austen Riggs Center Inc. is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. As of January 2021, ACE is accepted in 48 jurisdictions. This does not include the states of New York and New Jersey. Check your state licensing board for further information. For a listing of jurisdictions that accept ACE, please visit www.aswb.org/ace/ace-jurisdiction-map/ or check with your state guild and licensing entities.  

Available Credit

  • 1.75 APA
    The Austen Riggs Center, Inc. designates this live interactive webinar for 1.75 continuing education credit(s) (CE) for psychology. The Austen Riggs Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Austen Riggs Center maintains responsibility for the program and its content.
  • 1.75 ASWB-ACE
    The Austen Riggs Center, #1344, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Austen Riggs Center maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider Approval Period: 02/02/2020-2/2/2023. Social workers completing this live interactive webinar will receive 1.75 continuing education credit(s). For a listing of jurisdictions that accept ACE, please visit States and provinces that accept ACE | Association of Social Work Boards .
  • 1.75 Contact Hours/ Participation
  • 1.75 Risk Management Study
    1.75 meet the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine's for risk management study.

Price

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