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

  • Holiday Inn Elmira Riverview 60 East Water Street Elmira, 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:

Questions and persons with disabilities requiring accommodations please contact Emma Cohen Westbrooke at

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