Essentials Transgender Awareness Workshop

When 29 May at 6:30pm to 8:30pm, 2018
Provided by TransLeeds
Description
The “Essentials” workshop was put together by Natasha Handley, coordinator of TransLeeds, to help make Leeds a more inclusive city by giving everyone an opportunity to ask questions, and better understand transgender people and their experience in Leeds. It has developed from the “MP Transgender Awareness Workshop” which has been successfully delivered to most of the MPs around Leeds.
 
The “Essentials” training course covers the following :
  1. Terminology
  2. Understanding Transgender Identities and Transition
  3. Dos and Don’ts
  4. Understanding Why Trans People Need Your Support
  5. The Law
  6. Why Trans People Are Amazing
  7. Trans Organisations and Further Learning
  8. Q and A
It includes interactive workshops where participants can get involved. and a Q and A at the end where any questions you have can be asked in a safe, non-judgemental environment. A participation certificate is given to all attendees.
 
Who Is This Training For?
 
The “Essentials” workshop is valuable for anyone working in a customer facing role as you will learn how to interact politely with transgender people. Anyone working in HR or management will also benefit from understanding the laws that support transgender employees, and what to expect when an employee begins transition. You will also learn how you can make your workplace more inclusive.
It is also useful to both friends and family of transgender people. Has a friend or family member come out to you and you would like to understand more? This is for you.
 
Pricing
 
Basic Fee: £10 per person
For individuals. Concessionary places are available for anyone who can not afford it.
 
Corporate Fee: £20 per person
For representatives of companies or organisations with an annual turnover of over 200000 per year. The participation certificate can be made our to both the individual and the company.
 
OnSite Workshops: £150 per session plus expenses
The workshop can be brought to you and your employees. The sessions will be custom made to suit your requirements, For example, HR may need more information regarding trans employees, and customer facing staff may need more information on interacting with transgender customers or service users. Maximum of 15 attendees at a time to ensure everyone has a chance to participate. Email for details.
 
Who Is Delivering The Training?
 
Natasha Handley is a queer trans woman and coordinator for local trans advocacy charity TransLeeds and an organiser of Trans Pride Leeds. She provides trans awareness training and consultation to the MPs around Leeds as well as organisations such as HM Prison Service, Public Health England, and local clinics.
Venue Bridge Street Community Centre
Bridge Street Community Centre Bridge Street Leeds LS27QZ
Learning outcomes Participants will learn how to be effective allies to their trans friends and family and how your workplace can be a trans inclusive environment. We will discuss terminology, understanding transgender identities, why trans people need your support, dos and donts, the law, the workplace and why trans people are amazing.
Suitable for The “Essentials” workshop is valuable for anyone working in a customer facing role as you will learn how to interact politely with transgender people. Anyone working in HR or management will also benefit from understanding the laws that support transgender employees, and what to expect when an employee begins transition. You will also learn how you can make your workplace more inclusive. It is also useful to both friends and family of transgender people. Has a friend or family member come out to you and you would like to understand more? This is for you.
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Cost Basic Fee: £10 per person For individuals. Concessionary places are available for anyone who can not afford it. Corporate Fee: £20 per person For representatives of companies or organisations with an annual turnover of over 200,000 per year. The participation certificate can be made our to both the individual and the company.