Contact:

Angela "Q" Wilson
Out & Equal Training and Professional Development 
training@outandequal.org 
415.694.6517 

When

Monday April 8, 2013 at 1:00 PM PDT
-to-
Friday July 5, 2013 at 1:00 PM PDT


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Cost:

Regular registration: $89.95
Gov't/nonprofit registration: $79.95

Where

Online recorded webinar 
 

 
 
 

Transgender Intensive (RECORDED) 

The advances made around sexual orientation in the workplace have been going on for almost 15 years. Transgender inclusion in the workplace reached a pivotal point on the national level in 2007 with the inclusion of gender identity in the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. For many of us, the issues, concerns and best practices for transgender employees is a new educational frontier. This course is designed to expand your understanding of gender identity in the workplace. Beyond concepts and definitions, the next step to get the latest updates and trends on unique concerns of transgender employees, best practices on transitioning in the workplace, information on addressing benefit and health care issues including the new Corporate Equality Index criteria and how to support inclusion of gender identity/gender expression in the workplace.


Specific objectives include:

  • In depth learning about gender, historical and cultural perspectives on gender and issues facing the transgender community
  • Understanding of workplace issues for transgender employees
  • Learn strategies for Transgender benefits adoption
  • Learn how to be an ally to the transgender community
  • Develop an action plan to take back

This course is open to all managers, HR Professionals, Employee Resource Group members and allies in corporate, non-profit or governmental agencies. The instructors for the course are Jamison Green & Ann Dunkin. This course will provide you with the tools you need to move your benefits and policies around transgender employees forward.

The Transgender Intensive webinar series is divided into three (3) 75 minute recorded online courses. 

Transgender Intensive Part I forms a basic foundation using definitions, history and cultural foundations to develop cultural competency on transgender individuals. This course is the opportunity to get to know more about transgender people!

Objectives for Part I are:
* State the significance of transgender in the context of broader diversity issues
* Evaluate myths and stereotypes about people who identify as transgender
* Discuss the impact of transphobia on workplace and customer relationships

Transgender Intensive Part II looks at the workplace issues regarding transgender employees to include managing transitions, developing allies, and an introduction to the legal issues to create an inclusive including policy and benefits. This course creates the business case for transgender employees.

Objectives for Part II are:
* Discuss the impact of transphobia on workplace and customer relationships
* Understand the business case covering laws, company policies/benefits, and key issues when working to create an environment where transgender employees are fully engaged
* Be familiar with the steps to becoming an ally to the transgender community and workplace equality

Transgender Intensive Part III looks deeper at benefits adoption, problem solving, and action planning! This will be an interactive course designed to address the issues you face in the workplace and presents best practices to create transgender equality in the workplace.

Objectives for Part III are:
* Using best practices, create an action plan to implement full transgender benefits in the workplace
* Respond to the major issues raised when discussing transgender equality in the workplace with facts and clear guidelines

After you complete your registration, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to all of the course information. Contact us if you have any questions. This course has been previously approved by the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) for general continuing education credits.

You will be asked for credit card information to complete the registration. If you would like to pay another way, please contact us to complete the registration!