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4. Transitioning and Medical Issues (CARS)

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CARS training room

9455 Watertown Plank Road

Wauwatosa, WI 53226

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FORGE is offering six trainings in conjunction with the Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division, Community Access to Recovery Services (CARS). All trainings are customized for CARS staff and other mental health / substance use professionals

Space is limited and CARS staff and allied agencies will be given first priority.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Understanding the various aspects of transitioning and/or medical options people may pursue
  • Helping clients choose their medical, social and legal priorities and timeline(s)
  • WPATH vs. informed consent
  • Linking trans person with other trans resources
  • Discussing medical issues and concerns associated with medical transition, mental and physical health, and substance use
  • Finding supportive medical (and other) providers for trans and non-binary clients to work with
  • Reviewing the newly published “Trans in Wisconsin” Guide, including how to best use with clients
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9455 Watertown Plank Road

Wauwatosa, WI 53226

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