Improve your skill-set in supporting gender-diverse clients. This is the first of two webinars on trans awareness that provide a foundation of knowledge to work better with trans and non-binary peoples and communities.

Both webinars feature people with lived experience sharing their knowledge and stories.

Each webinar uses a combination of videos, discussions, and games. Hear stories, understand research, and gain practical tools.

The content of this webinar series and its external links were current as of June 2019.

What you will learn

Become more inclusive by understanding terms, definitions, and issues impacting trans and non-binary peoples and communities.


  • Learn language inclusive of trans/non-binary people
  • Understand the many complex issues trans/non-binary folx face
  • Learn skills on how to be a better ally to trans/non-binary communities


What you need to know, at a glance.

  • Time Commitment

    2 hours

  • Date Created


  • Course Type

    Webinar Replay

  • Recognition

    A Certificate of Completion is available when you complete the course requirements.

  • Course Requirements

    Complete all lessons
    Watch the full video
    Complete the feedback survey

  • Notes

    The content is top-notch, but the recording quality is poor. We are working to improve the captions.

Course curriculum

  1. 1
    • Sources, Resources, and Downloads

    • Webinar Replay

    • Feedback Survey - Trans Awareness: The Basics


  • Celestina Madry

    Drug Culture Consultant, Ontario Harm Reduction Network

  • Francisco CC Sapp

    At the time of this webinar, Francisco was the Co-Director of the Ontario Harm Reduction Network. He is now Program Director at San Mateo County Pride Center.