DATE: Thursday June 23, 2022

TIME: 6:00-8:00pm

TOPIC: Building Community, Embracing Collaboration, and Facilitating Change: The Role of Counseling in Gender Affirming Voice and Communication

PRESENTED BY: Jack Pickering, PhD

VENUE: Virtual via Zoom

Learning Outcomes- Attendees will be able to:

  • ​Describe two to three social/cultural issues that face people who are gender diverse
  • Describe the Speech Language Pathologist's role as a counselor can help support gender diverse clients.
  • Identify and use ​counseling strategies in their clinical practice.

Time Ordered Agenda-

6:00-6:05pm     Introductory remarks

6:05-6:20pm     Gender Diversity: Context and Changing Landscape

6:20-6:35pm    History and Evidence for Intervention

6:35-6:55pm    Beyond Technique: Introduction to Counseling

6:55-7:20pm    Applying Counseling to Facilitate Change

7:20-7:35pm    Narrative Therapy and the Exploration of Identity

7:35-7:50pm    Positive Psychology

7:50-8:00pm    Concluding Remarks, Questions, and Answers

                         This course is offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).

Financial Relationships:

  • ​Jack is a professor of The College of Saint Rose
  • Jack has a financial relationship with Plural Publishing
  • Jack is receiving an honorarium for today’s presentation

Non-Financial Relationships:

  • Jack is a CASHA Member
  • Jack is a professor at The College of Saint Rose

Capital Area Speech Language and Hearing Association


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