Supporting gender creative children and their families

A foundational (non-clinical) course for people who work with gender creative children and their families.

Prerequisite (recommended): This course builds on the key terms and concepts explored within the course Intro to Gender Diversity. It is recommended that you first complete one of the Intro to Gender Diversity courses; either course #20502 (regular) or course #8141 (expanded).

Learning Objectives:

  1. Demonstrate a basic understanding of childhood gender development.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of social affirmation and social transition.
  3. Identify a child and family’s strengths, needed supports, and appropriate referrals.
  4. Identify appropriate steps for school personnel to take in support of a gender creative or transgender (trans) child.
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of the role of community in supporting gender creative and trans children and their families.

This course is designed for people who work with children and their families in various capacities. This includes, but is not limited to, day care, school, community centres, social work, health care, and mental health care.

1 hr 30 mins

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Contact Info

Haworth, Gwen Tara (Gwen)

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