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Transgender Inclusion 101: The Basics

February 22, 2022

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About this event
In this free session, delivered by Prism Services, we will focus on developing skills to welcome and support trans and other gender diverse individuals in a variety of healthcare and social/community support settings. Our goal is to increase safety and access to services, in order to promote health and wellness.

Please note- all Health Authority staff are required to register through the Learning Hub at: https://learninghub.phsa.ca/Courses/20974/90-minute-trans-inclusion

The course will cover:-the difference between gender identity and sexual orientation-language & key concepts relating to trans people-what transition may involve & issues unique to trans individuals-intersectionality, colonization and marginalized identities-societal discrimination and family rejection-review of current health literature-allyship for non-LGBT2QI+ folks-creating more inclusive environments-gender affirming policy and practice recommendations-available resources.

Target Audience:

This course is targeted to healthcare and social service providers; we welcome health authority staff and physicians, as well as providers from community agencies. In addition, we strongly encourage leadership and administrative/support staff to attend. Students and volunteers working in healthcare and social/community support settings are also welcome.

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