VIRTUAL: Introduction to Transgender & Gender Expansive Communities


Training Description:

Introduction to Transgender & Gender Expansive Communities” provides foundational knowledge and context of transgender and gender expansive identities and experiences. With presentation of information and vocabulary, collaborative discussions, and actionable skill building, attendees will gain basal understanding of gender diversity and transgender experiences.



Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Learners will apply understanding of lived inequities related to public health, substance use, and wellness that transgender and gender diverse people face in their practice in order to better serve Trans & Gender Expansive communities.
  • Learners will use their knowledge of appropriate and compassionate to better communicate with transgender and gender expansive communities.
  • Learners will utilize their skills when sharing or asking for pronouns.
  • Learners will dispel common myths and misconceptions about transgender experience when serving these communities.
Led By
​MA Department of Public Health, Bureau of Substance Addiction Services & AdCare Educational Institute, Inc.
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