DescriptionHow to Better Serve Clients of all Genders & Gender Identities
This program is designed for mental health professionals of all levels who seek to seek to make their practice welcoming and effective for clients of all genders and gender identities. It includes the following courses:
- APA Guidelines for Practice with Men & Boys
- APA Guidelines for Practice with Women & Girls
- APA Guidelines for Practice with Transgender & Gender-Non-conforming Persons
In these three courses, you will learn:
- Ways to better meet the needs of men and boys, an extensively underserved client population
- Special considerations you must keep in mind when aiming to provide female clients of all ages with the best possible care
- Guidelines for practice with clients who identify as transgendered or gender-nonconforming (TGNC) to learn more about and better support TGNC clients
This program is appropriate for mental health professionals of all levels of professional experience.
We offer a 25% discount on all of our offerings for first responders, active military/veterans, nonprofit and government employees, educators, and UT staff and alumni. More information about these discounts and how to apply them is available on our FAQ page.
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.