Spotlight on Transgender Health in the Illinois Department of Corrections

Presented in Partnership with the Illinois Association of Prescribing Psychologists 

Recorded on Friday, March 22, 2024

Access provided upon registration on “My Courses” page 

The State of Illinois is implementing gender-affirming care to transgender people who are incarcerated in the Illinois Department of Corrections. We are proud that our Governor is demonstrating the importance of this care to our transgender citizens by supporting the pioneering work of outstanding healthcare professionals, featured in our symposium.

In this symposium, we will be honoring our healthcare professionals for their excellence and ground-breaking contributions that they make in providing equitable care to all members of our society.

Symposium Chair, Panelists, and Discussants:
Beth N. Rom-Rymer, Ph.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Founder, President, and CEO, Illinois Association of Prescribing Psychologists

LaMenta Conway, M.D., Deputy Chief of Medicine, Illinois Department of Health

William Puga, M.D., Chief of Psychiatry, Illinois Department of Corrections

Shane Reister, Psy.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Southern Regional Psychologist Administrator, Illinois Department of Corrections

Claudia Mosier, Psy.D., MSCP, MP, Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Licensed Prescribing Psychologist in Independent Practice, Louisiana and Illinois, Past Member, Gender Affirmation Surgical Team, University of Chicago Weiss Memorial Hospital

Cliff Saper, Ph.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Lead Psychologist and Director, Clinical Services, Behavioral Health Service Line, Ascension Illinois

Concluding Remarks:
Melvin Hinton, Psy.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Chief of Mental Health Services, Illinois Department of Corrections

This program, when attended in full, is eligible for 2.0 APA CEs for Psychologists.

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