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Basics of Trans Affirming Medical Care

This webinar provides basic info and strategies for medical providers wanting to offer affirming care for trans and non-binary patients.

While for many individuals, medical settings are a place where they go for support around their health – particularly during times of health crisis, for transgender and non-binary people, medical settings are often highly triggering and even sometimes traumatizing. Studies have shown that 50% of transgender and non-binary patients have to provide on the spot “Trans 101” education for their providers in order to receive appropriate medical care, 28% of transgender and non-binary individuals postpone care due to experiences of discrimination in medical settings, and 19% of transgender and non-binary patients have been refused medical care because they are transgender (Grant, et al, 2015). Want to make sure that your offices, providers, and staff are creating a safe, unbiased place where transgender and non-binary people can access affirming care? During this session, we will briefly review critical language, barriers to accessing care, and strategies to help support and affirm transgender patients. This webinar provides strategies from removing barriers throughout the care process–from making the appointment to follow-up care.

Date: December 9, 2021

Time: 12:30-1:30 PM ET / 9:300 AM-10:30 AM PT

Pay What You Can (PWYC)

We understand that COVID has tossed a lot people’s finances into long term flux and we want to make our courses accessible. We are operating from a place of inviting folks to pay what you can. Suggested range: $35-75. Suggested minimum: $20.

Continuing Education (CE) Credits:

This program meets the requirements of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 1 hour of CE credits. These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT certification and renewal of certification.

AASECT CEs are accepted by many mental health and medical credentialing bodies – please check with your board about how AASECT credits can be transferred. (Each board is different, and we would never want to misguide you, so we are unable to advise about whether or not your board will accept AASECT credits.)

You must register for CEs in order to receive them for this offering. Before you check out, you will be provided with the option to add CEs to your registration. (It is located as an additional option below each of the registration levels.)

Finalizing your registration:

Once you have completed your registration, you will receive confirmation from Eventbrite, along with an email from TTI Registration – that email will include a link to a registration survey that you will need to complete in order to finalize your attendance.

Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with our webinar & course policies. If you have any questions or concerns, please visit our website, or email our Registration Coordinator, Forever Moon, at [email protected] (Please note that our emails sometimes get stuck in spam folders because of the word transgender. If you are missing an email from us, please check your spam/junk folder.)

About TTI:

TTI is proudly trans-owned and run business. We are a team of transgender and non-binary educators who facilitate professional development and personal growth trainings with the goal of creating a more just, equitable and affirming world. All of our content is facilitated by our team of transgender and non-binary educators, so you are always learning directly from –and financially supporting– transgender and non-binary community members.

The funds generated from this webinar go directly to our team members, with 55% going to the facilitator, 30% going to the support team, and 15% going to cover our operating expenses. Learn more about us and our values here.

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Dec 09 2021


12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Dec 09 2021
  • Time: 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

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1 CE credit


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