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Gender in Neuropsychology an Introductory Conversation by Christine Ghilain, Ph.D.

  • 09 Mar 2022
  • 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Zoom - link to be emailed to registrants prior to the event
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Morris County Psychological Association

You are invited to join us at our monthly zoom program:

Gender in Neuropsychology: An Introductory Conversation

Presented by:

Christine Ghilain, Ph.D., ABPP-CN

Dr. Ghilain is a board-certified clinical neuropsychologist who has given over 20 presentations and invited talks at both national and international conferences. She is a lifespan neuropsychologist working with infants through older adults providing comprehensive evaluations in both clinical and forensic contexts. Her most recent book was published by Routledge in 2021 to promote competence in psychological testing procedures for those neuropsychologists working with psychometrists. Her research and clinical interests include refining assessment practices to enhance diagnostic accuracy and achieve optimal outcomes for individuals with diverse neurological conditions across the developmental life span. She has a passion for training and promoting competence in the field of neuropsychology.

This presentation is an introductory conversation for clinicians working with individuals who are exploring their gender identity, or who may not identify with their assigned sex at birth (ASAB). The goal of this presentation is to empower clinicians with up-to-date information, recommendations for practice enhancement, and support in their ongoing work with diverse clients. Resources for ongoing learning will also be provided.

Learning Objectives:  By the end of the session, participants will be able to:

1.         Define differences in terminology around gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation  
2.         Identify the ways to update office paperwork and staff training to be more inclusive of diverse clients.
3.         Engage with clients in a supportive and gender affirming way. 

This program is intended for psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, nurses, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, physicians and graduate students. It will be presented at an introductory level, meant for those with little prior knowledge of the subject matter. The presenter does not have any commercial support and/ or conflict of interest for this program.

When:        Wednesday, March 9, 2022

                       9:30-10:30 a.m. (9:00 am for zoom networking)

Where:       zoom – address emailed prior to the event upon registration

Cost:           $10 (non-MCPA members)

Free to MCPA members and students

Contact:   Hayley Hirschmann hh1mail@aol.com if you have any questions or prefer not to register online. Anyone requesting accommodations as per Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact Hayley Hirschmann 7 days ahead of the zoom event.

Please register online by Monday, March 7th, 2022

This program is given without CE credits.

Refunds will be granted for cancellations more than 24 hours in advance of the event start time or due to technological difficulties with the zoom process.

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