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1-day Trans and Gender Diverse Inclusive Practice in AOD Services

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Free Course

This training will explore working with trans and gender-diverse folks in an AOD service context and will provide opportunities for participants to:

  • Raise their awareness of important language, terminology and lived experiences of people with a trans or gender-diverse identity
  • Understand current research regarding the health and wellbeing of trans and gender-diverse people, including those with intersectional identities
  • Explore the ways in which the AOD comprehensive assessment may provide opportunities to ask clients about their experiences in relation to gender identity, and the impact of stigma, discrimination and transphobia on presenting issues and needs
  • Apply learning to AOD practice using case examples and group discussions
  • Develop strategies to build safe and inclusive services and practices

Eligibility Criteria

This training has been funded for workers employed in a Victorian State-funded Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) service, including those who are new to the AOD sector or recently employed under the COVID-19 Workforce Initiative and Peer workers.

Who is not eligible?

Students on placement or internships, workers from other community sectors such as Family Violence, Homelessness and Mental Health and AOD workers outside of Victoria.

Please ensure you have clearance to attend from your line manager. If you cannot attend, even if you find out the day before, please cancel your registration and make your spot available to someone else on the waitlist.

1-day Trans and Gender Diverse Inclusive Practice in AOD Services

Free Course
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VAADA acknowledges the support of the Victoria Government