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** Virtual** Transitions: Supporting Transgender Children and Young People

19.11.20 9:30 am
19.11.20 12:30 pm


Children in Wales

*: £50.00 – £85.00

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“Enjoyed the training. Now more aware of these issues & the effects on young people. More confident in approaching & talking about LGBT issues” 

“Understanding how to approach young people and to topic of LGBT. How to broach the subject with young people 

3 Hour online session

Understanding and identifying what Transgender means can help to create a safe and supportive environment for those children & young people experiencing issues.

Course aims: 

By the end of the course, participants will: 

  • Have gained knowledge of what transgender means 
  • Understand the process of transition 
  • Explore issues effecting transgender children and young people 
  • Gain knowledge and skills for supporting transgender children and young people 
  • Create an action plan to develop Transgender friendly environments 

Who the course is aimed at: 

Managers who are designing transgender friendly environments, such as schools, colleges and charities. Support staff who want to gain knowledge and skills for supporting children and young people who identify as trangender. 

About the trainer 

Mike Mainwaring has worked with Children and Young People for over 20 years. Specialising in substance misuse, youth homelessness, participation and children’s rights. He is a qualified trainer and has trained children, young people and adults on substance misuse, LGBT issues, children’s rights, participation, dealing with difficult behaviour, safeguarding and child protection, Child Sexual Exploitation and boundaries. He has also developed and run youth lead research projects. He has worked in various settings such as street drug projects, residential rehabilitation, outreach work, play, youth work, manged housing projects and run youth councils. He has an art background, working with young people in distress through the medium of art and exhibiting his own work about social issues. 

This course is also offered as in-house training, please contact training@childreninwales.org.uk for more information.

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