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

NOTE: Due to LearningHub LMS system's provincial parameters, this course will become limited to individuals within British Columbia within the coming month. If you find you are unable to register for the course, Trans Care BC is offering long term and short term options:

Long term option:
Trans Care BC will be launching the course on another LMS in late January, 2024 to address national access. For updates please check here or on the Trans Care BC online courses page.

Short term option:
We are temporarily providing a one-click access link to the course. However, you will need to inform Trans Care BC when you’ve completed this course in order to receive a completion certificate. Please provide:

  1. the first & last name you require on your completion certificate
  2. the name of the course you completed
  3. let us know you completed the one-click access version


You can access the one-click access course here:
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Contact Info

Haworth, Gwen Tara (Gwen)

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