Tuesday, August 9, 2011

It's Complicated!

It’s Complicated: A Conference on Understanding Sex, Gender, Transexuality & Homosexuality

September 10, 2011


Philippine Heart Center

MAB Hall

East Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City

About the Seminar:

The whole day conference aims to promote awareness about homosexuality, prevention and change; educate and equip participants on how to handle people having unwanted same sex attractions and help practitioners address counseling concerns and develop indigenous methods towards working with those seeking for change.

The seminar is ideal for guidance counselors, psychotherapists, psychologists, educators, church workers and NGOs who deal with communities, families and people living with HIV & AIDS.

Conference Topics:

Gender identity: The basics of homosexuality, transexuality, & sexual abuse.

Diagnosis and prevention issues: What teachers, parents, & churches can do.

Counseling unwanted gender issues: Basic principles, dos and don’ts.


Dr. Melvin W. Wong, Ph.D.

Dr. Melvin Wong is a licensed clinical psychologist based in California USA for more than 20 years. He has taught graduate counseling courses in US, Canada and Hong Kong and has been a professional staff of psychiatric and mental health programs of numerous hospitals in California. His affiliations include American Psychological Association (APA), Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality (NARTH), among others. He has also recently written a book entitled “Raising Gender Healthy Kids” published in 2008 by Armour Publications in Singapore.


Registration Information

• You may send more than one representative to the conference.

• Request registration form from conference secretariat by email (info@bagongpagasa.org) or by fax (02-8864441).

• Registration fee is P1,000 per participant. The fee is inclusive of lunch and handouts.

For details, please contact the Conference Secretariat:

Bagong Pagasa

+ 63 927 578 8373 (Globe)

+63 923 619 1381(Sun)

(02) 886 4441 (Landline)

Email: info@bagongpagasa.com

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