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Presenter(s): Asaf Orr, Mara Keisling

Date: August 20, 2019

Time: 11:34 pm - 12:00 am

Room: 307

Conference: Gender Odyssey Seattle

Program: Professional

Treating the Whole Person: Understanding the Legal Issues Facing Trans Adults

Often, mental health professionals are the first to learn about legal issues and needs facing their clients. This workshop will teach you the basics that you need to know about legal issues that frequently arise for trans* adults, as well as identify steps that you can take to help them navigate these challenges. Topics covered include name and gender marker changes on identity documents, marriage and relationship recognition, and child custody disputes.