• Quizzes: 15
  • Students: 2
  • Duration: 52 hours

Training Dates: February 25-28 and April 22-25, 2021

This level of certification is for those individuals who hold active licenses in their state in one of the following disciplines:

  • Psychiatry
  • Psychology
  • Clinical Social Work
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, and Case Managers

Upon completion of the ITCA program, therapists will have attained the following learning objectives as specified by The World Professional Association for Transgender Health, Standards of Care (7th edition):

The Ten Tasks of the Mental Health Professional. Mental health professionals (MHPs) who work with individuals with gender identity disorders may be regularly called upon to carry out many of these responsibilities:

  • To accurately diagnose the individual’s gender disorder;
  • To accurately diagnose any co-morbid psychiatric conditions and see to their appropriate treatment;
  • To counsel the individual about the range of treatment options and their implications;
  • To engage in psychotherapy;
  • To ascertain eligibility and readiness for hormone and surgical therapy;
  • To make formal recommendations to medical and surgical colleagues;
  • To document their patient’s relevant history in a letter of recommendation;
  • To be a colleague on a team of professionals with an interest in the gender identity disorders;
  • To educate family members, employers, and institutions about gender identity disorders;
  • To be available for follow-up of previously seen gender patients.
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  • TGC 701: Foundations of Transgender Care 0/6

    In this section, you will learn the role of a transgender care professional and learn the various terminology classifications of the trans individual.

  • The Transition Process 0/2

    In this section you'll learn various paths that each person may take and learn the various changes available for transition.

  • TGC 702: Transition Challenges 0/6

    In this section you'll learn in depth challenges faced by trans people.

    • Lecture 4.1
      Challenges faced by Trans People – Part I
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  • TGC 703-B: Transgender Psychiatry 0/3

  • TGC 704-A: Medical Interventions: Hormones 0/4

  • TGC 704-B: Medical Interventions: Surgeries 0/3

  • Areas of Remediation 0/4

  • TGC 705-A: Transition through the Lifespan: Child and Adolescent Care 0/3

  • TGC 705-B: Transition through the Lifespan: Senior Care 0/2

  • TGC 706: Treatment Planning & Therapeutic Issues 0/1

  • Religion & Spirituality 0/2

  • TGC 708: Significant Others, Families, Friends and Allies (SOFFAS) 0/1

  • History Timeline & Cultural Competency 0/2