"Faculty who attended your presentation have commented on how excellent it was and that they learned a great deal. "
-- Charlotte Davidson, Director of Counseling, Choate Rosemary Hall.
Appropriately supporting transgender students can be a challenge even when educators have the best of intentions. Irwin Krieger, LCSW provides training for administrators, counselors, nurses and teachers at Connecticut schools to understand and support transgender students. Presentations can include the following:
Irwin Krieger, LCSW is a clinical social worker who provided psychotherapy for LGBT individuals, couples and families for over 30 years. With a BA in psychology from Yale and an MSW from the University of Connecticut, he was a 2013 recipient of the New Haven Pride Center’s Dorothy Award for his service to the LGBT community in New Haven.
Since 2004, Irwin has been working extensively with transgender teens and young adults and their parents, as a therapist and supervising others. With the goal of expanding support for transgender teens and their families, Irwin provides training for mental health and health care professionals, as well as school personnel. He has presented at the World Professional Association for Transgender Health Symposium in Atlanta, TransFormations in New York City, the Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference, and the University of Connecticut.
Irwin was the
keynote speaker at the CT School Counselors Conference in 2017 and the GSA Summit at Eastern CT State University in the fall of
2011. He also gave the keynotes at the GeMS Conference at Children’s
Hospital in Boston in the fall of 2013 and the spring of 2015. Irwin has given numerous presentations to school personnel in CT.
Irwin Krieger is
the author of Helping Your Transgender
Teen: A Guide for Parents and Counseling Transgender and Non-Binary Youth: The Essential Guide.
Contact Irwin Krieger at 203-988-7018 or email@example.com
Here's an article in the Huffington Post about an elementary school teacher who opened up discussion about gender diversity in her first grade classroom. It's called: