Prism Education Series- Trans Inclusion 101

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Eye Care Centre (VGH)

2550 Willow Street

(at the corner of 10th)

Vancouver, BC V5Z 3N9

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In this free session, delivered by Prism Services, we will focus on developing skills to welcome and support trans and gender diverse individuals in a variety of social service and healthcare settings. The goal of this session is to increase safety and access to services for trans and gender diverse individuals, 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/17406/transgender-inclusion-101

The session 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:

Nurses, physicians, social workers, counsellors, mental health and addiction workers, housing workers, support and admin staff, outreach teams, shelter staff, etc. In addition, we strongly encourage managers, supervisors, directors, senior leadership and administrative/support staff to attend. Students and volunteers working in the health and social service field, and community members are also welcome

Accessibility:

Vancouver Coastal Health has a fragrance free policy; please refrain from wearing perfume, cologne or other scented products.

The Eye Care Centre, and Three Bridges CHC are both wheelchair accessible.

If you require ASL, or other accommodations, please email prism@vch.ca


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Eye Care Centre (VGH)

2550 Willow Street

(at the corner of 10th)

Vancouver, BC V5Z 3N9

Canada

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