2022 PRIDE Month - Eating Disorders in Trans and Non-binary Youth and Young Adults
Program: June 22, 2022 - 12:00 to 1:00 PM
This is a one-hour presentation. There is no fee for viewing and continuing education (CE) and continuing medical education (CME) credit for UPMC and affiliated staff. Please use your UPMC, CCBH, Pitt, Magee, etc. e-mail address when registering, and select the appropriate attribute.
Interested individuals outside of UPMC are invited to view the program for no cost, however the one CE and CME credit will cost $30. Please select the appropriate attribute.
Please complete the evaluation that will open after the event ends, and claim/request your CE/CME certificate by July 31, 2022.
All clinicians and providers of physical and mental healthcare.
By the completion of this session, participants should be able to:
1. Develop competency in terminology for our transgender and non-binary youth (TGNB youth)
2. Identify additional questions that provide a basis for a gender competent service for eating disorders in TGNB youth.
3. Identify disparities in mental health for TGNB youth
4. Provide evidence-based recommendations for treatment paradigms in TGNB youth experiencing co-occurring mental health issues.
Dana Rofey, PhD, FTOS
Dana L. Rofey, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, Pediatrics, Psychology, and Clinical and Translational Science Institute. She brings a strong background in clinical care and research focused on the relationships among weight and eating, psychological well-being and health, especially in minority adolescents and young adults.
Dr. Rofey earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology at Bucknell University and her clinical psychology degree at the University of Cincinnati. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System and UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and her postdoctoral training at Children’s Hospital and UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital.
Dr. Rofey has conducted studies that focus on psychosocial aspects of adolescent and young adult health, with an emphasis on regulatory processes in diverse populations. Recently, she has spent her time working on federally- and foundation-funded grants focusing on: Developing group-based care models for transgender youth; devising more user-friendly actigraphy for adolescents with obesity, substance use, and partner violence; community-partnered, stakeholder-engaged obesity work within primary care; developing an evidence-based transition program for adolescents moving from pediatric to adult care; ameliorating obesity and depression in adolescents with PCOS and diabetes; increasing health promotion in high-risk adolescents; and investigating the effect that pediatric weight management can have on cognitive, functional, and structural brain-based changes in adolescents with and without diabetes. Most recently, she has received foundation support to develop support groups for transgender adolescents, as well as groups for parents and children who are gender fluid and gender expansive with a focus on optimizing mental and physical health. She is the author and co-author of numerous articles that have been published in peer-reviewed scientific journals. She is a reviewer for several journals and serves on boards for the Academy for Eating Disorders, the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, and The Obesity Society.
Emil K. Smith, MSW, LCSW (they/them/theirs)
Emil (they/them) is a genderqueer PhD student in Social Work at the University of Pittsburgh and a clinical social worker in Pennsylvania. Through their work as a behavioral health consultant, they developed an interest in enhancing the understanding of eating disorders among trans affirming medical and mental health providers. Their work is informed by anti-carceral, client centered approaches to healing and recovery and a passion for relational psychoanalytic theory.
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer psychology continuing education by the American Psychological Association. University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Psychologists completing this course receive 1.0 continuing education credits.
Education and Consultative Services of UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5059. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital is solely responsible for all aspects of this program. This program is being offered for 1.0 continuing education hours.
Licensed/Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists: LSW/LCSW/LPC/LMFT
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1.0 continuing education credits.
Other professionals are awarded 0.1 Continuing Education Units (CEU's). One CEU is equal to 10 contact hours. Peer Specialists: This program fulfills requirements for Certified Peer Specialist continuing education.
- Upon completion of the evaluation on the CCEHS registration site, you will be able to obtain your CME, ANCC, APA and LSW/LCSW/LPC/LMFT certificate from this site.
- If you need both the APA and the LSW/LCSW/LPC/LMFT certificate, you should obtain the LSW/LCSW/LPC/LMFT certificate from the registration site, then contact Nancy Mundy at firstname.lastname@example.org for the APA certificate.
- NBCC and General CEU certificates will come from Education and Consultative Services upon answering the questions in the evaluation regarding CE credits and an e-mail address. Please allow four- to six-weeks for this process.
- Please retain your certificate in a safe place. Replacement cost for NCC and General CEU certificates is $30.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 1.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 1.00 APA
- 1.00 ASWB
- 1.00 Attendance