LIVE webinar on Feb 27, 2024 from 10 am-12 pm PST

Assessment & Letter Writing for Affirming Medical Care with Adolescents

  • Join us LIVE on Feb 27 or watch the 14-day replay

  • Earn 2 CE hours

  • Build your skills as a youth therapist

What to Expect

In this training, you will continue to expand on your awareness of ways to create safer spaces for your adolescent clients.

Objective 1

Describe two ways in which trans, non binary and more non cis adolescent clients may seek to affirm their identities.

Objective 2

Summarize three barriers to affirming care experienced by trans, non binary and more non cis adolescent clients.

Objective 3

Describe the main purpose of the letter a therapist may write in support of affirming care for trans, non binary and more non cis adolescent clients.

About The Speaker

Van Ethan Levy, LMFT, LPCC

Van (they / elle) is a queer, non binary, trans, socialized as female, POC (Person of Color), who is autistic and has dynamic disabilities amongst many more historically excluded identities. They are dually licensed as a Marriage & Family Therapist and a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Van is passionate about holding space for all intersections of one’s identity(ies). Van is dedicated to social justice & believes it is vital to cultivate an awareness of our own internal strengths, specifically our resilience as we continue to grow and discover ourselves.
Van believes it is important to trust and validate our experience(s) & journey(s). Van aims to use a trauma informed lens and hopes to help you learn ways to help support yourself in the best way possible.

Van also provides trainings on trans and non binary identities, is author of the interactive book Exploring My Identity(ies) (2020), produced a Documentary called Do Something: Trans & Non Binary Identities (2021), put on an international conference called Do Something: Identity(ies) (2022) (with the recordings available for purchase) and developed No More GateKeeping app that provides trauma-informed questions for the provider to use during the assessment with the clients and populates a letter, and the founder of No More GateKeeping national list of providers who all agree to provide assessments & write letters in one assessment.

Register now!

Register now for early bird rates! Early bird registration of $49 for 2 hours will be live with coupon EARLYFEB24 from now through Feb 17, 2024. After that, the general registration price of $59 will apply.

Pssst. We also offer discounted registration for graduate students, therapists working in non profits, and groups of 4+. Scroll down to "Training Costs" to access our coupon code list for discounted training rates!

Important Details

Here are some more of those oh-so-important details about the workshop. If you have additional questions that we haven't answered here, reach out below!

Course Outline

  • 10-10:05 PST - Waiting for people to settle

  • 10:06-10:35 PST - Definitions and understanding common micro/macroaggressions

  • 10:36-11:26 PST - How to engage in an assessment, providing trauma informed questions, sharing tools to support letter writing and how to craft a letter

  • 11:27-11:45 PST - Engaging in conversation about misconceptions and youth assessment & letters

  • 11:46 am-12 PST - Q/A

Training Costs

General registration for this event is $59 for 2 hours, and we offer discounted registration for early bird, graduate students, therapists working in non profits, and groups of 4+. Contact us using the form below to receive a coupon code if you don't see your coupon code listed.

  • Early bird: $49 with coupon code EARLYFEB24

  • Non profits/groups: $39 with coupon code SAVE24

  • Grad students: $29 with coupon code LEARN24

Post Test/Evaluation

A workshop evaluation and short post test with a passing score of 80% is required for all Speaker Series webinars. Participants may re-take the post test if needed until a passing score of 80% is achieved. All personal info related to our students including email addresses, exam scores, etc. remains confidential within the Atlas Institute

Continuing Education

This program has been approved for 2 CEUs for Licensed Social Workers, Mental Health Counselors, and Marriage and Family Therapists by the Washington State Society for Clinical Social Work.

Those who attend live can complete the post-test immediately, and those who watch the 14-day replay will receive an on-demand webinar certificate.

Refund Policy

All training purchases are final. 100% refunds are not issued; however, should the participant wish to cancel the purchased training, 100% of the non-refundable monies may be used towards the purchase of a future training through the Atlas Institute. The purchaser is asked to mention this policy when purchasing the next training in order to receive the discount.

Training Policies

  • This workshop will be taught in webinar format, which means attendee camera/microphones will be turned off throughout the event.

  • This webinar will be held live and then recorded for on demand viewing. By registering, you give your consent for recording.

  • A 14-day replay will be made available to you the day after the event if you are unable to attend live.

  • Even if you cannot attend live, you must register in advance to be given access to the replay.

  • You must attend the live webinar in full to receive a live same-day attendance certificate. Otherwise, you will only be eligible to receive an on demand attendance certificate.

  • All course requirements must be completed by the end of 14 days in order to earn credit. Refunds will not be issued for failure to complete requirements in a timely manner.

  • All participants will be asked to complete an eval & post test. If you do so, you will receive a continuing education certificate.

  • You will be given immediate access to the training page & receive an email before the webinar containing the Google Meet link (you should check your spam/junk folder if you don't see it).

  • The meeting link is only for registered attendees; You may not share it with anyone else.

  • Your name will be added to the Atlas Institute mailing list to be notified of future training opportunities. You will have the option to opt in or out of future communication.

  • You acknowledge that you are responsible for understanding and following the outlined policies.

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