Transgender-Specific Assessment, Counseling, and Case Management

By Russell Healy
Edited by Jerrold R. Brandell

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Developed in collaboration with social workers Russell Healy and Jerrold R. Brandell, Transgender-Specific Assessment, Counseling, and Case Management helps participants provide competent, compassionate treatment to transgender individuals.
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  • Self-Paced
  • 2 Credits
  • Timely Material
  • Expert Faculty

About the Course

After taking this course, you will be able to:

• Describe theory and practice issues involved in clinical social work practice with transgender clients.
• Identify approaches, skills, and treatments that may be used to help facilitate gender-confirming transitions for transgender clients.
• Explain how to manage transgender clients’ clinical cases while supporting client dignity.

You will earn 2 credits by completing this course.

Please note: Accreditation not available in New York, New Jersey, or West Virginia.


Russell Healy, D.S.W., LCSW is a clinical social worker who practices in Central New Jersey. He earned his M.S.W. in 1987, and his D.S.W. in 2016. Dr. Healy specializes in working with, and consulting on, issues regarding sexuality and gender.

Jerrold R. Brandell is Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Wayne State University School of Social Work, where he taught from 1992 -2020, and also served in several administrative roles, including interim dean. A practicing psychotherapist-psychoanalyst, he is (founding) editor-in-chief of Psychoanalytic Social Work. He has published over 50 journal articles and book chapters and 16 books in the discipline.

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