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Creating Empowering Environments for Transgender & Non-Binary Youth (Ithaca)

  • Ithaca Planned Parenthood Training Center 620 West Seneca Street Ithaca, NY United States (map)

This interactive and comprehensive training is designed to assist school staff, mental health providers, and other youth-serving adults in supporting the needs of transgender young people. Participants will leave better equipped with both interpersonal and institutional-level tools to provide not just “safer” spaces, but relevant and affirming services for trans, non-binary, and gender expensive youth.

Sponsored by Planned Parenthood of the Southern Fingerlakes

Light breakfast and lunch provided. Registration is required. Space is limited.

Topics will include:

• Gender concepts & terminology • Gender identity development and disclosure • Navigating confidentiality • Communicating with and about trans youth • Medical & mental health and well-being • Transition (social, legal, cultural, physical & medical) • Navigating family conflict • Forms, policies, and procedures • Bathrooms and residential facilities • Dynamics of gender-based power, privilege & oppression • And more!

$50. Register by sending the below form to: registration@ppsfl.org

Questions and persons with disabilities requiring accommodations please contact Emma Cohen Westbrooke at emma.cw@ppsfl.org.

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