Trans Awareness Training

Why choose Sam Hope as a Trans Awareness trainer?

  • Culturally competent training based on more than mere personal experience
  • Experience working with trans men, women and non-binary people, and substantial community organising, advocacy and campaigning work
  • Up to date knowledge of research, terminology and issues
  • Understanding of the impact of other differences alongside being trans – e.g. age, race, disability
  • Cross-cultural understanding of gender variance
  • Flexible to the unique requirements of individual organisations, with broad experience delivering training
  • Session length and group size flexible to your needs
  • Interactive, with the opportunity to ask questions and engage in discussion

“The training was pitched correctly at the audience, was interesting and informative without being overloading . I sat through two sessions with a different audience in each one, it felt very different and generated a wealth of discussion. I love your gentle , honest training approach and how you shared your own personal experiences.” – Buxton Community School

“A great training experience delivered by a very honest and open trainer giving the group real insight. Sam’s style is very sensitive, calm and enabling giving everyone the opportunity to learn in a supportive environment. Everyone in the group said they had learned something new, a great day”- Age UK Nottingham & Nottinghamshire

Learning Outcomes Include:

  • Cultural competence in working with and supporting trans and gender variant people
  • Gaining an understanding of issues that affect the trans and gender variant community
  • Gaining an understanding of trans people’s legal rights
  • Working more knowledgeably and sensitively with trans and gender variant people
  • Etiquette and best practice in terms of use of language and facilitating access
  • Debunking society’s myths and assumptions about trans people
  • Understanding the wide variation that exists in the trans community – moving away from inaccurate stereotypes
  • Exploring the specific issues and needs of service users and workers in your organisation
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