Course Description

In this workshop, participants will gain an understanding of the complexities of gender identity and expression. Participants in this training will gain an understanding of Affirmative Therapy practices, which will provide information about how to support transgender, non-binary and gender independent, children, adolescents and families.

We explore how to support clients in an affirming and inclusive way through the application of trauma informed affirming therapeutic frameworks that can be easily applied in combination with other therapeutic modalities. Participants will also further develop their understanding of gender identity, development and expression as well as learn key factors around supporting clients social, medical and legal transition needs.


For more information contact the Faculty of Social Work Professional Development office:

Email: fswprofessionaldevelopment@wlu.ca
Kitchener: 519-884-0710 ext. 5234
Milton: c519-884-0710 ext. 5235
Online: 519-884-0710 ext. 5235

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

This workshop is currently not available. The 2021/2022 Faculty of Social Work Professional Development course and workshop dates will be available in early July 2021.
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