Trans & Gender Diverse Healthcare

PROGRAM GOALS

Are you supporting clients who have transition-related goals?

Do you want to connect with and learn from other healthcare providers who are also doing this work?

If so, please join this ECHO, which aims to provide a trans-affirming space for healthcare providers to learn from one another about medical transition, with a focus on providing clients with gender-affirming care.

PROGRAM INFO

Location: Zoom Videoconferencing

Time: 9:00AM to 10:30AM EST

Length: 16 Sessions

When: Thursday Mornings (Weekly)

Target Audience: Healthcare Providers

To view curriculum content, please click on the toggle button below.

Below is a list of curriculum topics that are often featured in this program.

  1. Introduction to Gender-Affirming Healthcare
  2. Increasing Provider Confidence in Diagnosing Gender Dysphoria
  3. Unique Considerations for Youth
  4. Feminizing Hormone Therapy
  5. OHIP-Funded Feminizing Surgeries
  6. Masculinizing Hormone Therapy
  7. OHIP-Funded Masculinizing Surgeries
  8. Neurodiversity
  9. Providing Comprehensive Post-Operative Care and Support
  10. Working with Families of Trans Clients
  11. Trauma-Informed Care
  12. Hormones 2.0
  13. Affirming Trans, Gender Diverse, and Two-Spirit Identities
  14. Surgery 2.0
  15. Affirmative Psychotherapeutic Approaches
  16. Racialized Identities in Trans Healthcare

HOW DO I SIGN UP?

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**Note: Registration for the next round of programs will open in August 2022. 

If you have questions, click on the button below to contact us.

SESSION STRUCTURE

Welcome, Introduction, and Announcements – 10 minutes

Didactic Presentation – 30 minutes

Case Discussion – 45 minutes

Addressing Outstanding Questions and Session Wrap-Up – 5 minutes

WHAT'S THE COMMITMENT?

Attend 60% of program sessions

Present an anonymized case

Participate in group discussions

Provide feedback through evaluation activities

 

WHO'S RUNNING THESE SESSIONS?

Our program sessions are run by an inter-professional Hub Team from multiple health organizations across Ontario. 

Please click on the toggle buttons below to see who will be facilitating these sessions.

These individuals make up our TGDH Hub Team:

  1. June Lam (Psychiatrist) 
  2. Carey Lawford (Social Worker)
  3. Natania Marcus (Psychologist)
  4. Jordan Goodridge (Family Physician)
  5. Rowen Kae Nyman (Community Member Educator)
  6. Nina Vitopoulos (Psychologist)
  7. Kate Greenaway (Family Physician)
  8. Benn Brisland (Social Worker)
  9. Laura Shepherd (Community Member Educator)
  10. Gordon McSheffrey (Physician)
  11. Terri Rodak (Librarian)