Trans Wellness Initiative Introduction to Affirming Spaces Training (FREE)

Introduction to Affirming Spaces is a series of three course modules for healthcare providers that offer insight into fostering affirming healthcare practices that better serve trans and gender-diverse patients. Although designed for healthcare providers in Alberta, Canada – the information is widely applicable.

The training is free and administered by a collection of healthcare practitioners, academic and community-based researchers, activists, community members, university professors, and sexual health educators.

Some of the topics covered include:

  • Pronouns & Inclusive Language
  • 2SLGBTQ+ Terminology
  • Intersectionality
  • Creating Affirming Healthcare Settings
  • Transforming Rural Primary Care
  • Inclusive Practices for Healthcare Providers
  • Disability Justice
  • Queer and Trans Youth Homelessness
  • Key Considerations for Inclusive Nursing Practices
  • Inclusive Healthcare Settings for Two-Spirit and Indigenous Communities
  • Repairing Broken Relationships Between the Medical and 2SLGBTQ+ Communities