Downtown Napa Oxbow Riverstage 2021
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Supporting Transgender and Gender Creative Youth 11 & Under in Social Systems

Aldea Training Institute

Supporting Transgender and Gender Creative Youth 11 & Under in Social Systems

2-day training, 8 CE units

This training will educate providers about diagnostic criteria, gender identity frameworks, social transition strategies, and outcomes for youth who express a desire to transition their gender under 11 years of age. Participants will explore how to support children, caregivers, and other providers with gender questioning and gender creative children, while engaging ethical and diagnostic concerns. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn terms related to transgender and gender expansive youth, including terms to avoid.
  • Practice using gender-neutral pronouns and roleplaying what to do when someone is misgendered.
  • Distinguish between transgender, gender nonconforming, and gender creative children and Become familiar with three dimensions of gender
  • Review laws protecting transgender and gender expansive children in the foster care system in CA.
  • Discuss community and clinical resources for caregivers of gender questioning children.

Facilitators: Kelsey Pacha

Online via Zoom