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Embrace Webinar #28 | Gender Identity & Faith
Join us for a conversation with Mark A. Yarhouse, clinical psychologist and author of Gender Identity and Faith, Emerging Gender Identities, and Understanding Gender Dysphoria. Mark will translate practical wisdom for clinicians from Gender Identity and Faith to how to provide pastoral care to children, youth, and adults pursuing congruence between their gender identity and faith.

This webinar will increase understanding of the cultural, ideological, and political polarization surrounding care for young people navigating gender-identity questions. Join us to better embody a posture of love integrating three frameworks for thinking about differing experiences of gender identity (integrity, disability, and diversity). Learn how to accompany people who take their gender identity, religious identity, and the relationship between the two seriously.

Come with your questions, or feel free to send questions beforehand to embrace@covchurch.org.

About Mark: 
Mark A. Yarhouse (PsyD, Wheaton College) is professor of psychology at Wheaton College, where he directs the Sexual and Gender Identity (SGI) Institute and serves as a core faculty member in the doctoral program in clinical psychology. Yarhouse has published more than eighty peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters and is author or coauthor of several books, including Understanding Gender Dysphoria; Modern Psychopathologies; Understanding Sexual Identity, Sexuality and Sex Therapy; and Family Therapies. He serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Psychology and Theology and as an ad hoc reviewer with Journal of Homosexuality.

Dec 14, 2022 12:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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