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We thank our sponsors:

Department of Medicine Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences Department of Obstetrics and


Reception on Friday, November 9th, 2018


Day One: Friday, November 9, Schedule Opening Session

9:00 –10:00 am

“State of Trans Address” J.C. Penney Auditorium

Session One

10:00-11:30 am

“Resiliency in Trans Youth: Informing Strengths-Based Community Programing and Research” Presented by Kieran Todd (University of Michigan) and “Through a New Lens: Centering Our Voices in Research About Our Bodies & Our Lives” Presented by Alic Shook (University of Washington, Seattle) Moderated by Kate O’Brien Room 202 “Health Care Disparities and the Link to Mental Health Issues in the Trans Community” Presented by Gary L. Hirshberg, MSW, LCSW Moderated by Peter Seay

Room 204 “A State of Exclusion: Advocating for Equitable Treatment in Missouri” Presented by Salama Gallimore (Armstrong Teasdale) and “Gender Beyond the Binary: An Ally Guide to Understanding and Taking Action” Presented by Lauryn McNair (Babson College) Moderated by Emily Oliveira Room 403 “Trans 101” Presented by Metro Trans Umbrella Group Moderated by Sayer Johnson J.C. Penney Auditorium

Lunch and Plenary

12:15-1:00 pm

“How to Lobby/Engage State Legislators” Presented by Julia Williams (WE CAN and Ferguson Readings on Race) and Elisabeth Fuchs Summit Lounge


Break

Session Two

1:00– 1:15 pm

1:15-2:45 pm

“Managing Menstrual Bleeding in Transmasculine People” Presented by Sarah Garwood, MD and Chris Lewis, MD Moderated by Peter Seay Room 202 “Paid research opportunities; Why are we the researched and not the researchers?” Presented by Kieran Todd (University of Michigan) Moderated by Dan Stewart Room 204 “Community/Building: Creating Inclusive Physical and Social Spaces for Trans Youth Experiencing Homelessness” Presented by Shellena Eskridge (Larkin Street Youth Services) Christopher Rodriquez (Larkin Street Youth Services) and Nico Twigs (Larkin Street Youth Services) Moderated by Elaine Brune Room 402 “Perspectives on a Transgender Affirmitive Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TA-CBT) Protocol: A Case Study” Presented by Zachary A. Souilliard, M.A. and Honore M. Hughes, Ph.D Presented by Amanda Kracen Room 403 “The Trans Queer Flat” Presented by Sayer Johnson (Metro Trans Umbrella Group) Moderated by S.A. Billings J.C. Penney Auditorium "What's G*d Have to Do With This?" Presented by Nancy Corcoran (Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet) and Masha Leah Davis Moderated by Brenda Bredemeier Summit Lounge

Break

2:45-3:00 pm


Session Three

3:00-4:00 pm

“The Intersection of Substance Abuse/Addiction and Recovery with Self-Acceptance” Presented by Mel Carenza (University of Missouri - St. Louis), Miles Hoffman, and Emily Roy Moderated by Mason Mason Room 202 “Privilege in Transition: Conversations with the Trans Community to Advance Mental Health Services and Increase Advocacy” Presented by Julia Orza, Ph.D. (McDaniel College) and Miles George (McDaniel College)

Moderated by Hasmik Chakaryan Room 204 “Helping Schools Create Policies and Procedures for Supporting Transgender Youth” Presented by Julia Williams (WE CAN and Ferguson Readings on Race) Moderated by Amy Cislo Room 402 “A is for Ally” Presented by Metro Trans Umbrella Group

Moderated by Emily Oliveira Room 403 “Developing a Micro-economic Intervention for HIV Prevention with Transgender Women by Listening to Transgender Women” Presented by Rick Zimmerman, Ph.D. (Louisiana State University), Eric Benotsch, Ph.D., (Virginia Commonwealth University) Larissa Jennings Ph.D. (John Hopkins University), Sheila Grigsby Ph.D. (University of Missouri- St. Louis), and Laurie Cathers Ph.D. (Virginia Commonwealth University) Moderated by Kathleen Nigro

Room 404 “Nonbinary 101” Presented by Metro Trans Umbrella Group J.C. Penney Auditorium

Community Breakout Sessions and Movie Screening Community Breakout Sessions will be located in the Summit Lounge Movie screening will be in the J.C. Penney Auditorium

4:00-5:00 pm


Day Two: Saturday, November 10, Schedule Morning Welcome

8:30-9:00 am

Morning Plenary

9:00-9:50 am

“Help is Here: Untangling Gender, Understanding Your Child's Unique Gender and Exploring Social Transition Options” Presented by Kelly Storck, LCSW J.C. Penney Auditorium

Keynote Address

10:00-11:00 am

Keynote Address Presented by Janaya Khan J.C. Penney Auditorium

Lunch and Plenary

11:00-12:15 pm

“How Queer and Trans Individuals Can Take Up Space in STL LGBTQIA Organizations” Presented by Leon Braxton Summit Lounge

Break

12:15-12:30 pm

Session One 12:30 –2:00 pm “Parents of Transgender Children and Youth as Advocates and Activities” Presented by Mary C. Newman, Ph.D. (Missouri State University), Johna P. Walsh, MA, MSEdTech, MPS, and Christiane Moe (Missouri State University) Moderated by Nancy Corcoran Room 202 “Talking Trans When the Questions Get Questionable” Presented by Kimberly Schroeder, MSW (University of Missouri– St. Louis and Tyler McClain, MSW Moderated by Dan Stewart Room 204 “Trans 101” Presented by Sayer Johnson (Metro Trans Umbrella Group) Moderated by Sayer Johnson Room 402


“Nothing For Us Without Us-Advancing Community-Based Research Efforts Led By Transgender and Non-Binary Persons” Presented by Ina Amarillo, Ph.D., FACMG (Washington University) Moderated by Mason Mason Room 403 “Hey Young Person, Let's Talk About What People Don't Talk About” Presented by Kelly Storck, LCSW Moderated by Elaine Brune Room 404 “Do Clothes Make the Man? Clothing and Gender Expectations” Presented by Kathleen Butterly Nigro, Ph.D. (University of Missouri– St. Louis), Diquan Jones (University of Missouri– St. Louis) and “Paved with Good Intentions” Presented by Julia Rachel Clay (KPMG) Moderated by Brenda Bredemeier Cypress “Storytelling” Presented by Joan Lipkin (That Uppity Theater Company) and Kage Fox (Walden University)

*This session will run from 12:30 to 3:45. Oak “Fighting for Trans Rights in Missouri” Presented by Jay-Marie Hill (ACLU) Moderated by Jaimie Hileman J.C. Penney Auditorium

Session Two

2:15-3:45 pm

“ACT on Transitioning” Presented by Lori Cox-Buday (ThinkWell Counseling, LLC) and “Inclusive Recovery from Substance Abuse” Presented by Mel Carenza (University of Missouri– St. Louis) Moderated by Amanda Kracen Room 202 “A Cis Ally's Guide to Supporting a Medical Transition” Presented by Kimberly Schroeder (University of Missouri– St Louis) Moderated by Kate O’Brien

Room 204


“Caring For Ourselves: Self-Directed Care Planning for Health Services” Presented by Dan Stewart (PROMO) and Sherrill Wayland (SAGE) Moderated by AJ Robinson Room 402 “TRANSforming Veterans' Healthcare at the VA” Presented by Liz Davis Goldman, Ph.D. (VA St. Louis Healthcare System), Sherri Sickels (USMC Veteran, VA St. Louis Healthcare System), and Beth Hage (US Navy Veteran, Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital) Moderated by Amy Cislo J.C. Penney Auditorium “What About Me? A Forum for Spouses and Significant Others” Presented by Helen Friedman, Ph.D Moderated by Hasmik Chakaryan Room 404 “Gender Formations” Presented by Sam Mack (University of Arkansas) Moderated by Kathleen Nigro Cypress “Taking Care of Ourselves and Our Children: Lessons from a Mother of a Transgender Teen” Presented by Angelia Scott, RN Summit Lounge “Parenting While Trans” (Roundtable) Presented by Members of MTUG *This session is for parents who identify as transgender. Moderated by Cassidy Mitchell Room 403

Storytelling Presentation

4:00-5:00 pm

Presented by Joan Lipkin (That Uppity Theater Group J.C. Penney Auditorium

Closing J.C. Penney Auditorium

5:00 pm

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