Gender Identity in Children and Young People


15/10/2018 9:30 am - 1:00 pm


Merseyside Youth Association Ltd
65-67 Hanover Street Liverpool

Delivered by

Leigh Horner (MYA) &  Chris Porter/Paul Rooney (YPAS)

Course overview/description

This training covers:

  • Gender stereotypes and how these can affect children and young people.
  • Familiarise participants with key gender, trans* and sexuality language and help.
  • Explore key legislation regarding gender identity.
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • To identify the challenges faced by young people struggling with gender identity and to look at ways to support them.
  • Referral pathways and local support

Level of need: This training is aimed at those working at Levels 1 & 2, with aspects being suitable for those working at level 3.

Level 1. Universal Services

Level 2. Additional Need – Multi-Agency Early Help

Level 3. Complex Needs – Multi-Agency Early Help

Level 4. Acute Specialist, Including Safeguarding

Who is it aimed at?

Teachers, Learning mentors, Pastoral heads, Parents & carers, youth workers, school nurses

What will attendees learn from this event?

Attendees will gain a foundation level of knowledge regarding gender identity. They will learn key language relating to gender identity and how to support transgender young people and signpost on to specialist services.

Course Venue

Merseyside Youth Association, 65-67 Hanover Street, Liverpool, L1 3DY

Parking Facilities

There are no onsite parking facilities available. Please click here for the nearest parking and prices

Any further info/preparation required? (i.e. is lunch or drinks provided, bring a case study etc.)

Tea and coffee will be provided throughout the course.


Bookings are closed for this event.