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Education, Consultation & Resources

*Online* Advanced Gender-Affirming Practice with Youth & Adults July 27 & 28, 2023

Join us for this beyond "Trans 101" Training!

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Grounded in research
& lived experience

A research supported, evidence-based, intersectional trans feminist, and community grounded approach to gender-affirming care

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Support clients who are trans, Two-Spirit, non-binary, and/or gender-diverse. This training fosters experiential learning through partner practice, small group work, and large group discussion

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Registration

Registration:

Visit: BrettMason.JaneApp.com

Questions?

Email: BrettMasonCounselling@gmail.com

Education, Consultation, & Group Facilitation
Trans, Two-Spirit & Gender Creative Resources

I offer training and consultation individually catered to the needs of the client. Trainings range in time from 1 hour to full day workshops. 

 

Topics I have provided training on for doctors, nurses,  social workers, and counsellors in the past include: 

 

  • Intro to Gender-Affirming Practice

  • Advanced Gender-Affirming Practice

  • Intro to 2SLGBTQIA+ community and terminology

  • Advanced Care with 2SLGBTQIA+ Communities

Topics I have presented on with community members:

  • A psycho-educational group for 2SLGBTQIA+ community members on Coping Skills for Anxiety & Depression

  • Trans Communities and Sexuality (for trans and Two-Spirit people and their partners)

  • Arts-based learning and peer-support for youth groups 

  • Understanding STIs & HIV

Trans Care BC: All things accessing Gender-Affirming Care in British Columbia (Hormones, Surgery, free voice classes for trans women and trans feminine people, and more)

 

QMUNITY: BC's 2SLGBTQIA+Resource Centre with support groups, free counselling, and more

 

Native Youth Sexual Health Network: Includes Two-Spirit resources

2-Spirit Collective Youth Group: at UNYA (Urban Native Youth Association) in Vancouver, BC

Trans Fertility Co: all about fertility and having children for transgender people

LEGIT Canada: Supports people who are immigrating to Canada to be with their Canadian partner

Rainbow Refugees: Support and Advocacy with LGBTQ+ Refugees

Prisoner Correspondence Project: Penpal connection for 2SLGBTQIA+ folks behind bars with those on the outside

Abridged Locations Where I have Provided Trainings, Consultation & Group Facilitation
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Alberta Health Services: 

Healthlink BC: provided feedback on "Baby's Best Chance" and "Toddler's First Steps" print resources from gender-affirming and 2SLGBTQIA+-Affirming perspectives

Bow Valley College: Introduction to trans and Two-Spirit Communities with college instructors & support staff

The Travelling Tickle Trunk: Taught Sexual health & pleasure workshops with trans and Two-Spirit communities and their partners

Support Phone Lines & Other Counselling Options

Trans Lifeline: 1-877-330-6366

A peer support phone line for trans and gender diverse people, Canada and the US, 24/7

 

Mental Health Support Phone line1-800-784-2433

Mental health phone line, youth online chat options, Canada-wide, 24/7

Indigenous Wellness Phone line: 1-855-242-3310

Canada-wide, 24/7, chat option available

Healing in Colour: a Directory of Black, Indigenous and other People of Colour therapists in so-called Canada

First Nations Health Authority: Free Counselling Options for Indigenous people in so-called BC

Catherine White Holman Wellness Centre: Free Hormone Readiness Assessments & Surgical Readiness Assessments, legal resources, and more for trans folks facing barriers

PACE Society: Free counselling for Sex Workers, and a free "Gender Self-Determination Project" program for trans and gender-creative folks in BC who want to change their names of gender-markers legally

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