Spotlight on: Transgender Affirming-Care in Illinois Department of Corrections

Spotlight on Transgender Affirming Care in Illinois Department of Corrections IAPP

Co-sponsored by: Illinois Association of Prescribing Psychologists & The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

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. At this event, we will be honoring our healthcare professionals for their excellence and ground-breaking contributions in providing equitable care to all members of our society.

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You will learn to:

Describe optimal transgender health care in a Correctional Institution. Describe the specific roles that clinical psychologists and psychiatrists play in providing optimal healthcare to transgender folks who are incarcerated.


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, Executive Director, Outpatient Programs, Ascension Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital

Concluding Remarks:

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


Friday, March 22, 2024


3:00 pm – 5:00 pm CT


The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

325 N. Wells Street

Room 407/417

Chicago, Illinois 60654

Ticket Pricing:

Education Credit: 2 hours

Seminar participants earning CE: $100.00

IPA and IAPP members earning CE: $50.00

*IPA and IAPP members will receive a 50% discount code for registration if they send proof of membership to

Seminar participants not earning CE: $25

Students not earning CE: FREE

Students earning CE: $10.00

Use the coupon code “spotlightstudent”

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