This program meets the requirements of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 1.5 CE credits. These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT certification and renewal of certification. Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT certification. For further information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Katharine Dalke (she/her) is a psychiatrist at Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and the Director for Culturally Responsive Healthcare Education and an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Penn State College of Medicine. Her clinical and academic work centers on LGBTQ and intersex health, especially mental well-being. She has co-founded an integrated clinic for transgender and gender diverse youth at Penn State Hershey Medical Center, and is frequently an invited speaker on intersex health at national conferences. An intersex, bisexual woman, Dr. Dalke has been involved in intersex education and advocacy since 2006, and is among the first openly intersex physicians in the US. Dr. Dalke is a member of the Pennsylvania Commission on LGBTQ Affairs, the Transgender Health Working Group at the Pennsylvania Department of Health, the Sexual and Gender Minority Research Working Group at the NIH, and an ongoing consensus study on the well-being of Sexual and Gender Diverse populations at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. She is a past president of the board of directors for inter/ACT Advocates for Intersex Youth and an ongoing member of the medical advisory groups to inter/ACT and the Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome-Differences of Sex Development (AIS-DSD) Support Group.