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Past presentations/workshops

2017

March 23, 2017
Presented "Where Are You Going and How Will You Know When You Get There" at the Keystone Conference in Harrisburg, Pa 
Presented a Significant Other workshop at the Keystone Conference in Harrisburg, Pa
 
March 24, 2017
Presented "Telling The Children" at the Keystone Conference in Harrisburg, Pa
 
March 25, 2017
Presented "So What Now" at the Keystone Conference in Harrisburg, Pa
 
March 30, 2017
Alexis participated in a community forum panel at the Ware Center in Lancaster Pa, on the topic of the documentary REAL BOY.  The panel will speak and answer audience questions before a screening of the movie.  Real Boy will be aired on PBS on June 19, 2017 and will be available to stream online after that.  Go to http://realboymovie.com/#! for more information on this great documentary.

 

2016

November 10, 2016
Presented "Understanding Diversity at Work; Gender Differences in the Workplace" for the Devereaux Foundation's West Chester, Pennsylvania facility, for managers under contract with Carebridge. 
 
September 28, 2016
Presented a seminar "Trans 101" to students and instructors in the medical and law enforcement programs at York Technical Institute in York, Pa.
 
 
September 15, 2016
Presented a seminar "Understanding Diversity at Work; Gender Differences in the Workplace" at the Devereaux Foundation, Strafford, Pa, for employees under contract with Carebridge.
 
 
March 10, 2016
Presented "Where Are You Going and How Will You Know When You Get There" at the Keystone Conference in Harrisburg, Pa

Presented "Expectations" to the Significant Others group at the Keystone Conference in Harrisburg, Pa

March 11, 2016
Presented "Telling Children" at the Keystone Conference in Harrisburg, Pa


 

2015

April 20, 2015
Joanne Carrol and I appeared on WITF radio's "Smart Talk" with Scott Lamar to talk about transgender in Pennsylvainia


March 19, 2015
Presented "Where Are You Going and How Will You Know When Get There" at the Keystone Conference in Harrisburg, Pa 




2014


December 18, 2014
Presented "Understanding transgender issues and why they need protection against discrimination in housing and employment" to the York City Human Relations Commission

December 4, 2014
Presented a discussion about "Trans 101" to a closed group of doctors and therapists at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Coatesville, Pa

September 24, 2014
Presented to a major hospital in Baltimore to help one unit's management clarify their acceptance and understanding of a peer's transition from one gender to another

September 18, 2014
Presented "Transgender, don't tolerate it, celebrate it!" to the York Area Diversity Council at the Jewish Community Center in York, Pa

September 13, 2014
Facilitated group discussion at TransCentral Pa

August 23, 2014
Facilitated group discussion at R.O.S.E. in York, Pa

July 12, 2014
Facilitated group discussion at TransCentral Pa

May 10, 2014
Facilitated group discussion at TransCentral Pa

April 29, 2014
Presented "Normalizing the Trans Experience and the Mental Health Practioners Role" with Cara Lamberson BSW intern, in association with Messiah College and Pa NASW

April 26, 2014
Led a structured group conversation at R.O.S.E. in York, Pa

March 26-30, 2014
Presented at the Keystone Conference in Harrisburg, Pa:
March 26: Debutantes Day
March 27: Going Forward
March 28: Telling Others
March 29: Letting Go

March 21, 2014
Led conversation with LGBTQ group at Common Roads in Lancaster, Pa




2013


September 21, 2013
Panel member Lancaster Friends Meeting discussing gender rainbow and inclusivity

September 19, 2013
Taught Peggy McFarland's human sexuality class at Elizabethtown College


June 6, 2013
Made a presentation to a class at Bryn Mawr's Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research

March 16, 2013
Presented two seminars at Keystone in Harrisburg, Pa: "Intro to Trans for Loved Ones" and "Telling Others"

March 14, 2013
Presented two seminars at Keystone in Harrisburg, Pa: "Letting Go" and "Amongst Friends"


February 8, 2013
TransCentral Pa discussion, the topic was relationships



2012


December 7, 2012
Presented at Common Roads in Lancaster, Pa

October 23, 2012

Presented information about treating transgender clients to Dr. Wohlsifer's Human Sexuality class at Bryn Mawr Graduate School of Social Work and Social Reasearch

September 22, 2012
Led a structured group conversation at R.O.S.E. in York, Pa

July 19, 2012

Presented information about treating transgender clients to Dr. Wohlsifer's Human Sexuality class at Bryn Mawr Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research

June 9, 2012
Led the TransCentral Pa group discussion

June 1, 2012

Panelist : "What Should I Tell the Kids" at the TransHealth Conference in Philadelphia

March 30-31, 2012
Presented "The Power of Secrets" and co-presented with Dr. Maureen Osbourne "Telling Your Children" at the Keystone Conference in Harrisburg, Pa

March 24, 2012

Led a group conversation at R.O.S.E. in York, Pa

March 10, 2012

Led a group conversation about secrets at TransCentral Pa

February 25, 2012

Presented a seminar put on by the Gay and Lesbian Affirmative Psychotherapy Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy in New York

Presented "TransFormations: Clincal Perspectives on Transgender Experience and Cultural Contexts" at the William and Anita Newman Conference Center, New York

February 9, 2012
Presented to Dr. McFarland's Human Sexuality class at Elizabethtown College

January 14, 2012

Spoke to members of TransCentral Pa's January session




2011

December 23, 2011
Led a structured group conversation at R.O.S.E. in York, Pa

October 20, 2011
Taught a class at Elizabethtown College


October 14, 2011

Taught a class at the University of Pennsylvania

October 11, 2011

Presented to a leadership group at Franklin and Marshall College

October 8, 2011

Led group at TransCentral Pa

September 10, 2011

Led group at TransCentral Pa

July 16, 2011

Led a structured group conversation at R.O.S.E. in York, Pa

June 6, 2011

Presented to Dr. David Wohlsifer's Human Sexuality class at Bryn Mawr Undergraduate School of Social Work and Social Research

May 14, 2011

Spoke to members of TransCentral Pa's May group meeting

May 11, 2011

Taught a Pennsylvania College of Osteopathic Medicine Psychology class (PsyD)

 

 

 

 

3/2  Presented to Millersville University Masters of Social Work class on diversity

March 9-13  Keystone Conference,  in Harrisburg, PA
      Accepting Yourself 
      Amongst Friends
     Staying Strong (W/Alexis Bruno, MSW, LSW) 
     Telling Your Children (With Dr. Maureen Osborne) 

March 19 Led a structured conversation at R.O.S.E. in York, PA

 

 

February, 2011

      Spoke to members of Transcentral PA's February group meeting.

January 2011
      Spoke to members of Transcentral PA's January group meeting

December 2010
          Led a structured group conversation at R.O.S.E. in York, PA on December 18, 2010 (One of a regular series)

November 2010
         Presented to the Pennsylvania Society of Clinical Social Workers in Lancaster, PA and facilitated a discussion about caring for transgender clients.

September 2010
        Led a structured group conversation at R.O.S.E. on September 18, 2010 (One of a regular series)

June 2010
       Dr. Wohlsifer's Human Sexuality Class at Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research

 

 

 

     A  workshop about gender identity for crisis line volunteers at CONTACT Lancaster on June 21, 2010
      
      Led a structured group conversation at R.O.S.E. on June 19, 2010


March 2010
     Main Line Youth in Wayne, PA

March 2010
    TransCentral's Keystone Conference.  Harrisburg, PA.  Power of Secrets who/when/how/if  to tell your truth.

November 2009
     Guest lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania. Graduate level social work class. Family issues involved in transitioning.

June 2009
     Guest lecturer at Bryn Mawr School of Social Work and Social research. Presented information about the  LGBTQ clients to a masters level human sexuality course.

April 2009
     Produced an all day seminar for therapists and social workers at Bryn Mawr College.

February 2009
     Coached student mediators as they role played mediations at Lancaster Mediation Center.

January 2009
      Guest lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania. Discussed LGBTQ issues to a class of psychiatrists in training.
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November 2008
      Panel presentation to students at St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia about transgender issues.

December 2007
      Presented to the Main Line Youth Association in Wayne, PA about LGBTQ awareness

December 2006
     Workshop leader at Lancaster PA CONTACT with crisis line volunteers


 

 

 

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