SAIGE-MD's mission is to enhance the quality of life in the state of Maryland by promoting the development of professional counselors, advancing the counseling profession, and using the profession and practice of counseling to promote respect for human dignity and diversity.
SAIGE-MD's Executive Board
President: Call Trevenen, LGPC
SAIGE-MD is a division of the Society for Sexual, Affectional, Intersex, and Gender Expansive Identities for professional counselors and counselors-in-training who support our mission and wish to learn more about the work that we are doing.
SAIGE-MD provides counselors, counselor educators, and counselors-in-training opportunities to network, participate in professional development and continuing education activities, to undertake leadership roles!
We are working to continue building this division through offering additional resources, programs, and opportunities for members. We encourage you to join now and contact us today about your interest in participating in this grassroots effort to further the cause of SAIGE-MD.
SAIGE-MD represents the diverse needs of the community in reference to sexual orientation, gender identity, and intersectionality. We stand united in love and acceptance.
ANNOUNCEMENT: SAVE THE DATES!!!
SAIGE-MD Spring Conference 2022
2nd Annual SAIGE - MD 2020 Virtual Symposium: Holding Space for Gender Diversity - Saturday, November 14, 2020
Click the links below to experience this educational and inspiring event!
|Links to Symposium Events||Presenter(s)|
|Opening Ceremonies||Dr. Veronica M. Wanzer, LCPC|
|Keynote Speaker||Debra Dunn|
|Spotlight Speaker||Monica Stevens|
|Intro to Affirmative Care||Lia Bostian & Call Trevenen|
|Violence Doesn't Discriminate: Assessing for Intimate Partner Violence in LGBTQ+ Clients||Jordan Pearce|
|Exploring Spirituality and Transgender Experiences In-Session Through Drumming||Monica Stevens & Brenda Dorsch|
|Lessons Learned from Transgender and Gender Expansive Youth||Michelle Saltis|
|Healing Ambiguous Loss||Maria Giuliana|
|Top Surgery: An Experiential Perspective||Call Trevenen|
|Ethics and Advocacy: Working with Homeless LGBTQ Clients||Latonia & M. Nickelson Battle|
|Queer Sex Therapy|
Sarah Stillwell, Beck Munsey, &
|Writing Letters for Gender Affirmation||Lia Bostian & Brenda Dorsch|