Mazzoni Center is pleased to announce it is now accepting workshop proposals for the 2018 Philadelphia Trans Wellness Conference (PTWC) scheduled for August 2 – 4.
The planning committee is seeking submissions for:
General Track offers programming in the following areas: Transfeminine/Transfemale/Trans women, Transmasculine/Trans Male/Trans Men, Intersex, beyond the binary, sexuality, faith and spirituality, self-care and wellbeing, People of Color (African American/Black, Asian Pacific Islander, and Latina/o/x), Indigenous and first nations people, international and immigration, disability, aging, family members of transgender people, and family and partners and allies.
All proposals must be submitted by February 14, 2018 11:59 pm (EST)
Professional Track is a two-day continuing education program to enhance clinical knowledge and cultural competence for professionals working with trans and gender non-conforming people. Medical, behavioral health, legal, and education professionals can earn CEUs pertaining to their licenses.
All proposals must be submitted by February 28, 2018 11:59 pm (EST)
To Submit a Proposal
To submit a proposal, you MUST create a profile on the PTWC website. If you have already created a profile, click the link below and sign in. If you have not previously created a profile, when you click on the link below, you will be prompted to create a profile. Once you have created a profile, you will be taken to the submission form.
About the Philadelphia Trans Wellness Conference
Now in its 17th year, the Philadelphia Trans Wellness Conference, a program of Mazzoni Center, was created to educate and empower trans individuals on issues of health and well-being, educate and inform allies and health and other professional service providers, and to facilitate networking, community-building, and systemic change. Each year, the event attracts trans people, activists and allies, and medical providers who cover a broad spectrum of ages, ethnicities, races, abilities, sexualities, and genders from across the country and around the world.
About Mazzoni Center
Mazzoni Center is Philadelphia’s leading health center focused on the needs of the region’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning (LGBTQ) communities. Mazzoni Center’s mission is to provide quality comprehensive health and wellness services in an LGBTQ-focused environment, while preserving the dignity and improving the quality of life of the individuals it serves. Currently Mazzoni Center provides care and services to more than 35,000 patients and clients annually.