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Working with clients who identify as transgender

  • Fri, May 10, 2024
  • 12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Spokane County Fire District 10
  • 24


  • Must be an active WATSA member

Registration is closed

This will be an in-person event  5/10/2024 from 12-330 (with a 30 minute break)

It will occur at:

Spokane County Fire District 10

929 S. Garfield Road

Airway Heights, WA 99001

Working with clients who identify as transgender

  • Learning Objectives:

  • ·        Differentiate between sex, gender identity, gender role expression, and sexual orientation
  • ·        Overview of WPATH standards
  • ·        Overview of transgender individuals in forensic settings
  • ·        Identify treatment targets in sex offense specific treatment with trans individuals


Dr. Reese began as the Chief of Clinical Services at the Special Commitment Center in April of 2022.  She is a licensed psychologist and certified sex offender treatment provider in the state of Washington.  She is a member of ATSA and WATSA and SOCCPN.  She received her doctorate in clinical psychology from Pacific University in 2015 and her master’s in forensic psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in 2010.   She has worked in the field of sex offense treatment for 9 years and as more than 14 years of experience working in forensic populations.  She has experience working in civil commitment programs in both Washington and Illinois, providing outpatient t sex offense treatment in Illinois, Massachusetts, Oregon, and Washington, and providing risk assessments in Washington and West Virginia.

Dr. Reese has advanced training in trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy, forensic assessment, working with LGBTQI clients, and supervision.  Most recently, she completed a 35 hours certification course with 10 weeks of case consultation to obtain her Transgender Affirmative Mental Health Care Certification.  She has a vast research agenda which includes addressing clinician burnout in sex offense treatment providers and experiences of transgender individuals in correctional settings. 

This workshop will earn you 3 hours of  Continuing Education.

WATSA is a Washington State DOH approved CE provider. CE Hours earned at this training count towards hours needed to renew your SOTP credential and/or your underlying health care license. We are not an approved provider for organizations such as the APA, NASW, AAFT or NBCC.

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