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Exploring Gender Identity, Diversity and Sexuality

November 6 @ 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

This course explores gender identity, gender diversity and what it means to be trans or gender non-conforming. Candidates will understand the legislation that supports individuals in the LGBTQi community who experience challenges, specifically those faced by older members of the community.

Strategies for inclusive practice will be discussed along with the importance of language relating to gender and sexuality in supporting this.

Aim: To be able to recognise and act on discriminatory practice for gender diverse communities.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Explain ‘gender identity’ and ‘gender diversity’ and what it means to be ‘trans’ or ‘gender non-conforming’.
  • Describe the legal framework for working including the Equality Act 2010 and hate crime.
  • Describe some of the challenges faced by the LGBTQi community including isolation, bullying and discrimination, family issues, social situations, mental health in the workplace, challenges faced by older people and the process of transitioning.
  • Identify appropriate language and terminology.
  • Describe strategies for inclusive practice.
  • Identify sources of information to improve practice.

Target Group: All staff, volunteers, family carers, direct employer and their PA’s.

To book a space on any of the sessions please complete the booking form and return to PVI.Learning@hertfordshire.gov.uk.



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Workforce Development and Partnership Team – Hertfordshire County Council
01438 845740
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