Professional Symposium  




By and for professionals serving transgender and gender-expansive youth and their families


Continuing Education Credits

This Live activity, Gender Conference East Professional Symposium, with a beginning date of 11/03/2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to  6.50 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.​


The Ackerman Institute for the Family SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0052.


Mt. Sinai Beth Israel is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Mt. Sinai Beth Israel maintains responsibility for this program and its content.


Programming and Schedule


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8:00 - 8:30:  Gender Basics: A Conference Primer

8:30 - 9:30:  Keynote: The Future of Trans Youth and Family Empowerment: Bringing Diverse Voices Together

9:45 - 11:00:  Workshops

11:15 - 12:30:  Workshops

12:30 - 2:00:  Networking Lunch

2:00 - 3:13:  Workshops

3:30 - 4:45:  Workshops

5:00 - 6:00:  Networking Social Hour


Workshop Content Areas (for professionals at all levels of experience)

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