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Psychological health and safety in the workplace is an issue of growing concern for employers across the country. A number of initiatives and events focus attention on mental health issues and explore strategies to improve psychological health and safety as well as the productivity of those experiencing mental health issues at work. Some of these are listed below.

Presented by Safeguards: Gender Affirming Services for Children, Youth and Families

Event Date From: 1/9/2020

Event Date To: 1/9/2020

Contact Name: Angela Cooper, Training Co-ordinator

Contact Email:

Event Phone: 9058895030

Event Address/Location: Children’s Centre Thunder Bay 283 Lisgar St, Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6G6

City: Thunder Bay

Event Province: Ontario

Country: Canada

Who Should Attend:

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This training will support you to equip yourself with the tools you need to offer services to families, children and youth in a safe, gender affirming and health-promoting way. Tools can be simple to acquire (for example, affirming pronoun use or knowing how to support a young person to navigate documentation changes) but can have evidence-based, positive health impacts. We’ll share strategies to support young people and families to develop resilience and to equip themselves to cope with homophobia, bi-phobia and transphobia in a way that reduces the negative mental health impacts of discrimination.  This full day of self and organizational auditing, planning and practice will support the implementation of changes to services and service environments for young people and families to more effectively promote self-determination, resilience and competence.

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