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Sunday, July 27 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Helping Your Gender-Expansive Child with Teasing

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Teasing has become part of the social culture at schools and often goes on away from adult supervision. A gender-expansive or transgender child is even more susceptible to teasing given that they tend to behave or dress in a way that can be unexpected by other children or deemed by other children to be “different.” In this workshop, parents learn how to avoid "warning" their child about teasing that may result from being gender-expansive and instead focus on building coping skills, ego strength, and tools for responding to teasing that may occur. Parents will also receive support about how to engage in self-care when their child is experiencing teasing.

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Darlene Tando, LCSW

Gender Therapist, Darlene Tando, LCSW
Darlene Tando, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a private practice in San Diego. She has been working with the transgender community since 2006, and the majority of her practice is dedicated to working with gender expansive/transgender youth and adults. Darlene believes the individual is the “expert” on one’s own gender identity. For more information about her work in the gender field, please visit her blog at... Read More →


Sunday July 27, 2014 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Dante 215 St Mary's College of California, 1928 St Marys Rd, Moraga, CA 94556

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