Workshop: Trans-Affirming Practices in Education and the Helping Professions

In this training facilitated by the Office of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, attendees will learn foundational knowledge related to trans-affirming terminology and best practices in working with trans and non-binary students, clients and colleagues in education and the helping professions.

In this workshop, participants will:

  • Review the history of trans communities, trans-affirming language, and the landscape for trans communities.
  • Brainstorm strategies and practices that supports trans communities.
  • Learn about the ways they can create and support affirming spaces for Trans communities within Athens.

Handouts and other trans-affirming resource materials will be provided to assist with further learning and understanding of the everyday needs and challenges trans people experience. An emphasis on trans resilience, gender liberation and cisgender privilege is woven throughout the workshop.

Send any questions to COE's Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at


Friday, April 5, 2019 at 9:00am to 4:00pm

Aderhold Hall, 206
110 Carlton Street, Athens, GA 30602

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Classes and Workshops


Current Students, Faculty & Staff, Community



Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - College of Education
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Brean'a Parker

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