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Transgender healthcare workshop for social workers planned for March 17

ISSUED: 4 March 2021
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — Shepherd University‚Äôs Department of Social Work and Center for Teaching and Learning are hosting a virtual professional development workshop, Transgender Health Care and Social Work Advocacy, on Wednesday, March 17, from 3-4 p.m. The workshop will feature Jenn Gallienne, transgender health services program coordinator, and Afton Bradley, care coordination manager, both from the Virginia League for Planned Parenthood. The event will take place via Zoom and is free and open to the public. One continuing education credit is available to social workers for a $10 fee.

To register, contact Sarah Anders, Department of Social Work administrative assistant, at 304-876-5268 or When registering, include your name, phone number, email address, and organization or agency you represent. Social workers seeking one credit hour must contact the Shepherd University Business Office at 304-876-5284.

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