Prerequisite: 2SLGBTQ Foundations course. It is also strongly recommended that prior to taking this course learners attend Trans 101 - Children and Youth AND/OR Trans 101 - Adults and Seniors.

Duration: 4 hours 

Content Level: Intermediate

Target audience: All health care and social service providers who work with trans and non-binary people, except for Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Registered Nurses. If you are a physician, nurse practitioner or registered nurse, we recommend the following courses instead:

Transition related hormone therapy in primary health care

Puberty suppression for trans youth in primary health care

Transition related surgeries: planning, referral and care

Fee: CAN $20

IMPORTANT: There is NO refund or exchange for cancellations. 

Summary: Introductory module for health care and social service providers on social, legal, and medical transitioning.

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the concepts of gender identity, gender expression, gender dysphoria and transition accurately
  • Explain social and legal transition for children, youth, adults, and seniors
  • Explain puberty suppression for trans and non-binary youth
  • Explain transition-related hormone therapy for trans and non-binary adults and seniors
  • Explain which transition-related surgeries are funded by the government of Ontario, Canada for trans and non-binary adults and seniors
  • Recognize that transition is a process and it is unique for every person
  • Practice according to WPATH’s Standards of Care

Please note that capacity is limited to 35 learners per session to ensure a good learning environment.

2024 sessions:

19 June 2024 9:00 AM EST - 1:00 PM EST