Transgender Inclusion 101: The Basics

Transgender Inclusion 101: The Basics

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Free

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Online event

This free session will focus on developing skills to welcome and support trans and other gender diverse individuals in healthcare settings

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.

Accessibility:

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

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