10/17/23 Providing Gender Affirming Care to Gender Diverse Youth in Schools


Youth in the Transgender and Gender-Diverse (TGD) community are often misunderstood and ostracized. A 2021 national school climate survey on the experiences of LGBTQ+ youth in schools found that 50% have felt unsafe at school because of their sexual orientation, 62% because of their gender expression, and 74% because of their gender. As a result of these disparities, TGD youth have higher rates of suicide, suicidal thoughts and self-injury. However, research also shows that just one “trusted adult” — in school or at home – can make a difference. This presentation will provide an introduction to gender diversity and how schools can partner to create supportive environments for TGD youth. Participants will learn practical skills for supporting TGD youth and their families.

Date/Time: Oct 17th, 2023 4pm – 5pm MST

Location: Via Zoom

36 spots open.

In order to best engage in the training please review the suggestions below:
Prior to the event, please ensure you have reliable internet connectivity and computer audio/video.
We encourage you to secure a quiet space to engage in this training.
If you know someone who is interested in taking this course, please encourage them to register through our website using this link: https://pcmh.org/training-center/.‎ Due to space limitations, all participants must register in order to take the training.