Transgender Awareness in Adult Social Care

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Course Types

People who are transgender, trans and non-binary are significantly more likely to experience difficulties with accommodation, worklessness and be subjected to hate crime. This course will give you an insight into the experience of people who are trans and increase your confidence and knowledge of working with people who are transgender and non-binary.

Start Date
Tuesday 7 June 2022
End Date
Tuesday 7 June 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Number of Sessions
Learning outcomes
Learning outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • ·         consider your attitudes to trans and non-binary people

  • ·         define and use appropriate language in relation to transgender issues

  • ·         describe the psycho- social experience of people who are transgender and non-binary

  • ·         explain what local services are available to people who are transgender and non-binary, including people experiencing hate crime

  • ·         explain the relevance of the Law e.g. Equality Act and Gender Recognition Act.


Specifically in relation to social care you will consider:

  • ·         how to change personal details

  • ·         correct forms of address to use

  • ·         some of the issues in providing and arranging care for people who are transgender

Additional information
Target Audience
Adult Social Care Providers / Assessment Services (BHCC) / Care Homes / Care Managers / Home Care Providers / Learning Disability Services / Mental Health Services / Nursing Homes / Occupational Therapists / Registered Managers
target audience
Course pre-requisites
Zoom, online learning session
Event Trainers
Jess Borthwick
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