Legal Name and Gender Marker Changes: What Healthcare Professionals Need to Know

Written by on May 14, 2024

Clinicians will gain a comprehensive understanding of the legal aspects and processes involved in name and gender marker changes in Illinois. We will explore how to effectively support clients through these transitions, including navigating name change services, understanding the clinician’s role in the process, and identifying vital resources at local, state, and national levels. The session also addresses the challenges and best practices for working within the legal system, offering clinicians the tools and knowledge to advocate for and assist their LGBTQ+ clients in a sensitive and informed manner. (1 Hour)

Learning Objectives:

  1. Gain a thorough understanding of the legal procedures and requirements for name and gender marker changes in Illinois.
  2. Learn how to effectively assist clients through the transition process.
  3. Acquire knowledge and tools to advocate for and support LGBTQ+ clients within the legal system.


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