Prism Education Series: Transgender Inclusion 101

This course 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.

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


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.

3 hrs 30 mins
17406

All health region staff, physicians, and volunteers, as well as staff and volunteers at community health and social service agencies, and community members.

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

The Eye Care Centre is wheelchair accessible.

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

Unfortunately, there is no food or drink permitted in the auditorium. You may buy/bring your own refreshments and have them outside the room during the break.


No available session available at this time

Contact Info

Hewes, Parker

prism@vch.ca