DescriptionResources & Guidelines for Supporting Female Clients
In this brief but informative tour of the APA’s current guidelines for practice with girls and women, Kirsten Bradbury and Greg Hixon discuss the special considerations you must keep in mind when aiming to provide female clients of all ages with the best possible care.
This course is appropriate for mental health professionals of all levels of professional experience. APA Guidelines for Practice with Women and Girls provides one hour of credit toward the continuing cultural competency requirement for Licensed Psychologists in Texas.
- Identify three or more areas of psychological practice in which bias against girls and women is still common today
- Define key concepts such as gender bias and double jeopardy
- Identify at least three specific areas of challenge to healthy female development
- Recognize the importance of specialized training and therapies for effective treatment of female clients’ issues
This course is also part of the Gender & Practice Program (3 CEs).
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Primary Course Leader(s)
TPCE Director & Instructor
Dr. Bradbury started her career in psychology at The University of Texas at Austin, where she completed her undergraduate studies in 1992. She went on to obtain her M.S. and Ph.D. from Virginia Tech. She served as an intern and postdoctoral fellow at the Emory University School of Medicine for two years. Dr. Bradbury was awarded the Lizette Peterson-Homer Memorial Award for Injury Prevention Research from the American Psychological Association in the award’s inaugural year.
Dr. Hixon received his Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin in 1991, concentrating in social psychology with a specialization (M.S. equivalent) in statistics. After serving on the faculty at the University of Connecticut, Dr. Hixon went on to work with several governmental agencies, culminating in his service as Director of Quantitative Analysis for the Texas Department of Human Services from 1999-2003 and then as Senior Research Analyst for the Texas Legislative Council from early 2003 until he returned to UT Austin in 2004.