Time: 3-6 hours, special skills-building focus emphasis is adapted depending on specific contracting audience needs.
Audience: All social service and medical providers, including counselors, program planners, case managers and nurses.
AV Needs: LCD Projector, flip chart, markers, masking tape
Transgender (TG) people face a daunting range of societal issues that influence barriers in receiving adequate, helpful, appropriate care. Well-meaning providers are often unsure or uncomfortable asking basic questions about care. At the same time, the impact of HIV on gender variant people is painfully high. This one-day training will provide basic information about transgender issues and help build skills for staff and agencies needing to work more effectively with transgender folks.
To examine specific health care and HIV prevention and treatment needs of transgender people and to build skills for human service providers to be able to work more effectively with members of this community.