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The Clinician & The Statistician: APA Guidelines for Practice with Transgender and Gender-Non-conforming Persons is a Course

The Clinician & The Statistician: APA Guidelines for Practice with Transgender and Gender-Non-conforming Persons

Time limit: 365 days
1 credit

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"I really liked the course. It was nice to have psychologists with different backgrounds teach the course.” Carey S. Pulverman

"I love this series of courses. This is my second course and I am about to enroll in a third.” - Anne Anderson, M.A. LSSP, TSBEP


Course Description: (1 Hour) 

In this quick and energetic review of the APA’s current guidelines for practice with people who identify as transgendered or gender-nonconforming (TGNC), Kirsten Bradbury and Greg Hixon reassure you that whether you are an expert on the topic or you have never worked with a client from this population, efforts to learn more about and better support TGNC clients are worthwhile and necessary.

This course is appropriate for psychologists and other mental health professionals of all levels of professional experience. The Clinician & The Statistician: APA Guidelines for Practice with Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming (TGNC) Persons provides one hour of credit toward the continuing cultural competency requirement for Licensed Psychologists in Texas.


Learning Objectives: 

  1. Define stigma, invisibility, and discrimination, and recognize the extent of their detrimental impact on transgendered and gender-nonconforming persons
  2. Distinguish between practice guidelines and treatment guidelines and identify where to locate treatment guidelines for this population
  3. Define microaggressions, and identify best practices for avoiding these mistakes, including addressing your own biases and cultural limitations
  4. Identify ways social scientists, mental health practitioners, educators, and the public at large can reduce stigma and discrimination for families with transgendered or gender-nonconforming members


Discounts: 

We offer a 25% discount on all of our offerings for first responders, active military/veterans, nonprofit and government employees, educators, and UT staff and alumni. 

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Course Instructors:

Following work as a visiting professor for Mercer University, Dr. Bradbury came to UT Austin in 2007 as a lecturer where she has received numerous awards for her teaching, including the President’s Associates Award and the Regents’ Award for Outstanding Teaching. Dr. Bradbury, a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, maintains an active independent clinical practice, providing assessment, therapy, and consultation services to a wide range of individual and institutional clients. Her specialties include applications of cognitive-behavioral therapy, positive psychology, and motivational science to complex mental health situations involving medical, family, business, and legal systems. She hosts a variety of clinical workshops and wellness presentations for professional groups, student organizations, and general audiences of all ages. An expert in self-care as a behavioral health concept, Dr. Bradbury tries to practice what she preaches when it comes to maintaining work/life balance. Click here to learn more about Dr. Bradbury.

Dr. Greg Hixon received his Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin in 1991, concentrating in social psychology with a specialization (M.S. equivalent) in statistics.. After serving on the faculty at the University of Connecticut, Dr. Hixon went on to work with several governmental agencies, culminating in his service as Director of Quantitative Analysis for the Texas Department of Human Services from 1999-2003 and then as Senior Research Analyst for the Texas Legislative Council from early 2003 until he returned to the University of Texas in 2004. Dr. Hixon currently teaches four Ph.D.-level classes in statistical analysis at the University of Texas covering everything from basic approaches like analysis of variance and linear regression to advanced techniques like multivariate non-parametric modeling, simulation methods, structural equations, and more. Dr. Hixon's  research focuses on nonlinear dynamic analysis systems, with primary applications in the investment and financial markets. In addition to my duties at the university, he serves as a statistical consultant to individuals, corporations, and government agencies. Click here to learn more about Dr. Hixon.


Continuing Education Credits:

Psychologists: Texas Psychology Continuing Education (TPCE) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists in the United States and Canada. TPCE maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Completion of the course(s) with a post-test score of 75% or better is required to receive continuing education credit; there is no partial credit. 

Counselors: APA-approved courses, including those offered by TPCE, are approved for some or all of your continuing education requirements if you are licensed in Alaska, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, or Wisconsin. If you are licensed in a state not listed above, please check with your state’s licensing board for specific requirements. Completion of the course(s) with a post-test score of 75% or better (70% or better for one-hour courses) is required to receive continuing education credit; there is no partial credit.

Other Professions: This activity qualifies for the specified number of hours of instructional content as required by many licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your course outline and certificate of completion, and contact your board or organization for specific requirements. Completion of the course(s) with a post-test score of 75% or better is required to receive continuing education credit; there is no partial credit.