Pre-Conference Workshops


Pre-conference training workshops require a separate registration fee. To register for workshops without registering for the conference, check the workshop-only option on the registration option list.

 

Continuing education hours are available where indicated for an extra charge of $25/workshop. CE is not available to students. The Society for the Psychology of Women is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. SPW maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

 

The Labyrinth of Personal and Collective Memory: Fifty Years of Feminist Understandings (Herstory), Oliva Espin. Four hours CE available.

8:00 am – 12:00 noon. Fee: $50 ($25 students). Four hours CE available.
How do historical events and individual lives intersect? Fitting with this celebration of fifty years of Feminist Psychology, we invite attendees to participate in exercises examining how the interplay of autobiographical and collective memories impacts the formation of self and identity, particularly feminist identity.

 

Photo and Hashtag Activism, Mala Matacin & Kristen Comefero.
8:00 am – 12:00 noon. Fee: $50 ($25 students). Four hours CE available.
Photo activist projects seek to raise awareness of an issue through photography. In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn about, and practice, photo activism. Participants will leave the workshop with a ‘toolkit’ of photo activist skills, and strategies for deploying them in their everyday lives.

Gender Affirmative Care for Transgender and Gender Diverse Youth,
Coleen Williams. 8:00 am – 12:00 noon. Fee: $50 ($25 students). Four hours CE available.
This workshop will provide introductory-to-intermediate level training about assessment and intervention for transgender youth from ages 3-18 years old. Pubertal suppression and hormone therapy will be discussed. There will be experiential learning activities and interactive case conferencing during the workshop. Clinicians and students of all levels are welcome.

 

Gender Affirmative Care for Transgender and Gender Diverse Adults: Assessment, Intervention, and Case Conference, Coleen Williams.
1:00 – 4:00 pm. Fee: $50 ($25 students). Four hours CE available.
This workshop will provide introductory-to-intermediate level training about assessment and intervention for transgender adults (18+). Hormone therapy and surgical interventions will be discussed. There will be experiential learning activities and interactive case conferencing during the workshop. Clinicians and students of all levels are welcome.

Older Women’s Caucus Annual Preconference Workshop
Leonore Tiefer. 1:00 – 4:00 pm. No fee. No CE available.
All are welcome to meet with and discuss strategies for dealing with issues impacting older women.