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Here are the resources we found for gender identity for professionals:

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What Does It Mean To Be Transgender?

This short video covers what it means to be trans. While this sounds like quite a simple topic, there’s a lot of different conversations to be had within this topic. For example, what is trans*, what is genderqueer, small changes like clothing or pronouns, how to go about changing your name and, how tell your parents or carers.

Growing up LGBT: Friends, and Mental Health

Young people from the X2Y Youth Group in Wolverhampton, including gay, transgender, and non-binary youngsters, discuss the challenges of growing up as an LGBT youngster. How do schools deal with homophobic bullying? Is the school curriculum, including PSHE and sex education heteronormative and ignorant of the needs of LGBT students? What is the effect on a young person’s mental health?

Promoting Trans Equality in Further Education

This is an innovative training and development resource aimed at supporting providers in the Learning and Skills sector in extending their equality practices to include transgender equality.

The Trans Experience in Education

Claire Birkenshaw was the first principal of a UK school to transition from man to woman. She was amazed at the students’ reactions and their supportive – but not everyone was supportive. In this talk, she tells her story of how she came to her decision, the things people said, and how she didn’t really change – she was always Claire, on the inside. Now she’s happily Claire on the outside and she advocates for young people who are questioning their gender or their sexuality and need support to be their authentic selves.

Organisation

The Youth Wellbeing Directory from the Anna Freud Centre

(Featured resource)The Youth Wellbeing Directory is an online directory of organisations that support young people with a wide range of mental health and wellbeing issues. You can search by postcode or keywords, and quickly find the details of local organisations and services that can support the needs of young people and families.

Gendered Intelligence

Gendered Intelligence is a not-for-profit community program supporting trans people with a focus on young trans people. This support comes in many forms from programs to engage young trans people such as camping trips, support for parents and carers of trans people, and finally they offer a variety of training courses for those who work in health and social care or teaching who may wish to broaden their knowledge about gender diversity and the trans community.

Mermaids

Mermaids aims to support children, young people, and their familes to achieve a happier life in the face of great adversity. Mermaids aims to raise awareness about gender nonconformity in children and young people amongst professionals and the general public. They also campaign for the recognition of gender dyphoria in young people and lobby for improvements in professional services.

Online course View all online courses

Caring for Gender Non-Conforming Young People

This online course provides an education and awareness about gender variance in young people. The three modules covers and introduction to gender variant children and adolescents, how to create supportive environments for gender variant young people, and critical information about medical interventions and front line support.

Gender Variance: e-Learning

This short 45 minute course is an education in gender variance in young people. It teaches about the terms that are used, how it can affect a young person, and what you can do to support a young person. This e-learning course uses multimedia learning and games to help make this course fun and interactive in order to make learning easier.

Transgender Awareness for Employers and Service Providers

This online course contains three different modules to help educate people on gender variance and providing support for transgender service users. Module one is a general introduction to gender variance and explaining basic terminology. Module two covers how to create trans-inclusive workplaces and specific guidance on how to support an employee who transitions at work. module three covers how to provide trans-inclusive services to the general public.

Promoting Trans Equality in Further Education

This is an innovative training and development resource aimed at supporting providers in the Learning and Skills sector in extending their equality practices to include transgender equality.

Webpage

The Youth Wellbeing Directory from the Anna Freud Centre

(Featured resource)The Youth Wellbeing Directory is an online directory of organisations that support young people with a wide range of mental health and wellbeing issues. You can search by postcode or keywords, and quickly find the details of local organisations and services that can support the needs of young people and families.

Download

Providing Services for Transgender Customers

Every service provider knows that providing a comfortable, welcoming environment for all customers is key to customer satisfaction. This guide from Government is intended to help you ensure that transgender people are welcomed, included and valued as clients, service users or members, and to ensure they are treated fairly and appropriately. It also aims to help you comply with the law.

Course / Event

Transgender Awareness Training

(Featured resource)Gendered Intelligence offers training in a variety of set ups. They offer a half day introduction to trans awareness course, a full day trans awareness and inclusion course, and a short 90 minutes trans awareness: the basics course. These courses can be modified into a fully bespoke course for your organisation if needed.

What Does It Mean To Be Transgender?

This short video covers what it means to be trans. While this sounds like quite a simple topic, there’s a lot of different conversations to be had within this topic. For example, what is trans*, what is genderqueer, small changes like clothing or pronouns, how to go about changing your name and, how tell your parents or carers.

Growing up LGBT: Friends, and Mental Health

Young people from the X2Y Youth Group in Wolverhampton, including gay, transgender, and non-binary youngsters, discuss the challenges of growing up as an LGBT youngster. How do schools deal with homophobic bullying? Is the school curriculum, including PSHE and sex education heteronormative and ignorant of the needs of LGBT students? What is the effect on a young person’s mental health?

Promoting Trans Equality in Further Education

This is an innovative training and development resource aimed at supporting providers in the Learning and Skills sector in extending their equality practices to include transgender equality.

Organisation

The Youth Wellbeing Directory from the Anna Freud Centre

(Featured resource)The Youth Wellbeing Directory is an online directory of organisations that support young people with a wide range of mental health and wellbeing issues. You can search by postcode or keywords, and quickly find the details of local organisations and services that can support the needs of young people and families.

Gendered Intelligence

Gendered Intelligence is a not-for-profit community program supporting trans people with a focus on young trans people. This support comes in many forms from programs to engage young trans people such as camping trips, support for parents and carers of trans people, and finally they offer a variety of training courses for those who work in health and social care or teaching who may wish to broaden their knowledge about gender diversity and the trans community.

Mermaids

Mermaids aims to support children, young people, and their familes to achieve a happier life in the face of great adversity. Mermaids aims to raise awareness about gender nonconformity in children and young people amongst professionals and the general public. They also campaign for the recognition of gender dyphoria in young people and lobby for improvements in professional services.

Online course View all online courses

Caring for Gender Non-Conforming Young People

This online course provides an education and awareness about gender variance in young people. The three modules covers and introduction to gender variant children and adolescents, how to create supportive environments for gender variant young people, and critical information about medical interventions and front line support.

Gender Variance: e-Learning

This short 45 minute course is an education in gender variance in young people. It teaches about the terms that are used, how it can affect a young person, and what you can do to support a young person. This e-learning course uses multimedia learning and games to help make this course fun and interactive in order to make learning easier.

Transgender Awareness for Employers and Service Providers

This online course contains three different modules to help educate people on gender variance and providing support for transgender service users. Module one is a general introduction to gender variance and explaining basic terminology. Module two covers how to create trans-inclusive workplaces and specific guidance on how to support an employee who transitions at work. module three covers how to provide trans-inclusive services to the general public.

Webpage

The Youth Wellbeing Directory from the Anna Freud Centre

(Featured resource)The Youth Wellbeing Directory is an online directory of organisations that support young people with a wide range of mental health and wellbeing issues. You can search by postcode or keywords, and quickly find the details of local organisations and services that can support the needs of young people and families.

Download

Providing Services for Transgender Customers

Every service provider knows that providing a comfortable, welcoming environment for all customers is key to customer satisfaction. This guide from Government is intended to help you ensure that transgender people are welcomed, included and valued as clients, service users or members, and to ensure they are treated fairly and appropriately. It also aims to help you comply with the law.

Course / Event

Transgender Awareness Training

(Featured resource)Gendered Intelligence offers training in a variety of set ups. They offer a half day introduction to trans awareness course, a full day trans awareness and inclusion course, and a short 90 minutes trans awareness: the basics course. These courses can be modified into a fully bespoke course for your organisation if needed.

What Does It Mean To Be Transgender?

This short video covers what it means to be trans. While this sounds like quite a simple topic, there’s a lot of different conversations to be had within this topic. For example, what is trans*, what is genderqueer, small changes like clothing or pronouns, how to go about changing your name and, how tell your parents or carers.

Growing up LGBT: Friends, and Mental Health

Young people from the X2Y Youth Group in Wolverhampton, including gay, transgender, and non-binary youngsters, discuss the challenges of growing up as an LGBT youngster. How do schools deal with homophobic bullying? Is the school curriculum, including PSHE and sex education heteronormative and ignorant of the needs of LGBT students? What is the effect on a young person’s mental health?

Promoting Trans Equality in Further Education

This is an innovative training and development resource aimed at supporting providers in the Learning and Skills sector in extending their equality practices to include transgender equality.

Organisation

The Youth Wellbeing Directory from the Anna Freud Centre

(Featured resource)The Youth Wellbeing Directory is an online directory of organisations that support young people with a wide range of mental health and wellbeing issues. You can search by postcode or keywords, and quickly find the details of local organisations and services that can support the needs of young people and families.

Gendered Intelligence

Gendered Intelligence is a not-for-profit community program supporting trans people with a focus on young trans people. This support comes in many forms from programs to engage young trans people such as camping trips, support for parents and carers of trans people, and finally they offer a variety of training courses for those who work in health and social care or teaching who may wish to broaden their knowledge about gender diversity and the trans community.

Mermaids

Mermaids aims to support children, young people, and their familes to achieve a happier life in the face of great adversity. Mermaids aims to raise awareness about gender nonconformity in children and young people amongst professionals and the general public. They also campaign for the recognition of gender dyphoria in young people and lobby for improvements in professional services.

Webpage

The Youth Wellbeing Directory from the Anna Freud Centre

(Featured resource)The Youth Wellbeing Directory is an online directory of organisations that support young people with a wide range of mental health and wellbeing issues. You can search by postcode or keywords, and quickly find the details of local organisations and services that can support the needs of young people and families.

Download

Providing Services for Transgender Customers

Every service provider knows that providing a comfortable, welcoming environment for all customers is key to customer satisfaction. This guide from Government is intended to help you ensure that transgender people are welcomed, included and valued as clients, service users or members, and to ensure they are treated fairly and appropriately. It also aims to help you comply with the law.

Course / Event

Transgender Awareness Training

(Featured resource)Gendered Intelligence offers training in a variety of set ups. They offer a half day introduction to trans awareness course, a full day trans awareness and inclusion course, and a short 90 minutes trans awareness: the basics course. These courses can be modified into a fully bespoke course for your organisation if needed.

Online course View all online courses

Caring for Gender Non-Conforming Young People

This online course provides an education and awareness about gender variance in young people. The three modules covers and introduction to gender variant children and adolescents, how to create supportive environments for gender variant young people, and critical information about medical interventions and front line support.

Gender Variance: e-Learning

This short 45 minute course is an education in gender variance in young people. It teaches about the terms that are used, how it can affect a young person, and what you can do to support a young person. This e-learning course uses multimedia learning and games to help make this course fun and interactive in order to make learning easier.

Transgender Awareness for Employers and Service Providers

This online course contains three different modules to help educate people on gender variance and providing support for transgender service users. Module one is a general introduction to gender variance and explaining basic terminology. Module two covers how to create trans-inclusive workplaces and specific guidance on how to support an employee who transitions at work. module three covers how to provide trans-inclusive services to the general public.