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Sunday, October 2 • 11:15am - 12:30pm
Gaining knowledge and resilience while your teen and family transition

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This workshop is for parents to gain a better understanding of diversity in gender identity vs misinformation in society that leads to pathologizing their teen Presenters will address affirmative parenting strategies and how to be more effective in communicating with their teen. Parents will also have a better understanding of their teen's transitioning process and will gain tips to strengthen communication and support of their teen. As parents and families are transitioning as well, they will learn about strategies to reduce their own isolation gain support and learn about advocacy

Speakers
avatar for Santiago Alvares (he/him)

Santiago Alvares (he/him)

Santiago Alvarez LCSW is currently a gender therapist at Kaiser Permanente Child Psychiatry in San Jose. Mr Alvarez has extensive experience in working with LGBTQ Latinx and BIPOC communities.
avatar for Lisa Arieta Hayes Ed.D., LCSW

Lisa Arieta Hayes Ed.D., LCSW

Lisa Arieta Hayes Ed.D., LCSW is a gender specialist at Kaiser Permanente Child Psychiatry in San Jose. Dr Hayes has extensive experience in working with LGBTQ children and teens. Dr Hayes created specialized gender services at San Jose including the formation of the Teen and Parent... Read More →


Sunday October 2, 2022 11:15am - 12:30pm PDT
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