Creating safe and caring places for transgender people and their families in both church and society is one of the most pressing challenges and opportunities for the Christian faith, community life and church growth today. In this conference, you’ll learn from transgender persons, educators and pastors with helpful experiences in providing pastoral care to transgender people and their families. By participating in this conference, you will gain insight, language and practical skills to enable you to offer pastoral care and affirming transgender ministry. Join the quest to share the Good News. This unique conference will take place October 21-23, 2018 in Charlottesville, Virginia at Westminster Presbyterian Church.
Workshop Tracks for Every Professional
Start this three day conference with a welcome reception, a community gathering and the stories of transgender and gender diverse people and their families. Throughout this conference you will have the opportunity to participate in plenary sessions, special topic workshops and conversation groups as you expand your spiritual care and pastoral care knowledge and skills with regard to transgender and gender diverse families, adults, and communities. You will be able to choose from three workshop tracks — clinical, pastoral and community.
Early Registration: $150
Late Registration: $175
Cloud Conference Link: $30
Clinical Track: hospital and residential chaplains, social workers, nurses and physicians who provide care for transgender and gender diverse children, youth, adults and their families.
Pastoral Track: pastors, pastoral counselors, campus ministers, youth directors, religious educators and camp directors who are seeking to build their understanding and skills in providing pastoral care to transgender and gender diverse persons within their families, ministry contexts and communities.
Community Track: The challenges and barriers Trans-people face on a daily basis and how their faith has helped them to overcome many of these challenges
9 Contact Hours are available to Pastors, Pastor Counselor, Nurses, and Chaplains whose certifying agencies or organizations require CE hours. To determine whether or not your seminar qualifies for CEUs, please consult with your certifying body.
California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts CE credits for license renewal by LCSWs, LEPs, LPCCs, and MFTs for programs from CE approved sponsors.
LCSWs and MFTs from states other than California need to check with their state licensing board for approval. California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN Provider CEP16887) for licensed nurses in California. CA Emergency Medical Services for EMTs and Paramedics. For questions about these CE accreditations email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This conference takes place in Charlottesville, Virginia
10/21/18 – 10/23/18