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The World of Infertility From a Diverse and Inclusive Lens

Event Date:

May 19, 2023

Event Time:

12:00 pm

Infertility affects 1 in 6 worldwide, yet there continues to be stigma and heightened barriers to accessing fertility care, particularly for BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ communities. This interactive, two-hour training will help participants gain a better understanding of infertility, which will include testing and treatment options, definitions and acronyms, as well as considerations for various racial ethnic groups, and gender identities. There will be a case conceptualization and a variety of interventions that participants will learn and be able to implement into their work.
This training has been approved by Postpartum Support International for PMH-C renewals, as well as the Advance Course requirement.
Workshop Objectives:
  • Participants will gain an understanding of infertility, tests, and treatment options.
  • Participants will recognize the psychological impacts of infertility.
  • Participants will have the ability to describe and implement effective treatment techniques when working with this population.
About the Speaker:
Kendra A. Vargas (she/her), LCPC, PMH-C, is a culturally responsive and inclusive psychotherapist, clinical supervisor, consultant, and infertility trainer. She specializes in perinatal mental health and holds a Perinatal Mental Health Certificate through Postpartum Support International. Kendra is the founder of Authentically You Psychotherapy, a solo practice where she provides individual therapy and group therapy services. She has an ongoing Fertility Skills and Support Group for women utilizing Assisted Reproductive Technologies such as IUI and IVF. Kendra has a personal connection and deep compassion for people utilizing Assisted Reproductive Technologies.
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Cancellation Policy

Cancellations made 24 hours or more in advance of the event date will receive a 100% refund. Cancellations made on the day of the event will not be refunded. Please email us at to cancel your registration.

Registration for CEUs

This workshop fulfills the requirements for 2 CE credits. CE sponsorship is approved by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR), and credits are applicable to LCSW and transferrable to LCPC in Illinois. If you have a different licensure or are licensed outside of Illinois, please check with your licensure body before purchasing.

Please note that we require your live attendance in order to issue CE certificates. If you are unable to attend live, please let us know at least 24 hours before the event.

Please enter your licensure information in the Google form provided in our follow-up email to ensure the prompt issue of CE certificates after the workshop.

Event Schedule Details

  • May 19, 2023 12:00 pm   -   2:00 pm
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