1034-18: Today's "Genderation" of Youth: Approaching Behavioral Health Assessment and Treatment Across Development

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1034-18: Today's "Genderation" of Youth: Approaching Behavioral Health Assessment and Treatment Across Development

Discussion of developmental considerations when working with transgender and gender nonconforming diverse youth in a behavioral health setting from early childhood into adulthood focusing on how an affirming gender informed longitudinal assessment can lead to a holistic understanding of these youth and their families and lead to best outcomes.


Presenter:
  Shane Gahn, MS, APRN-CNP, PMHNP-BC

Disclosures:  The presenter and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label uses will not be discussed during this presentation.


Session Length:
  1 Hour 48 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN


Learning Outcome:
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the importance of an affirmative assessment and treatment approach to helping trans/gender diverse youth develop positive gender identity integration.

Keywords:  Transgender, Gender Dysphoria, Transition


Continuing Nursing Education:
1.75 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


Originally Presented
APNA 32nd Annual Conference
Columbus, Ohio
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
2:00pm - 4:00pm

The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2020

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