Training during COVID-19: Our workshop services are still available for clients seeking remote training while adhering to COVID-19 distancing measures.

Training

Industry leading training on trans and gender diverse and LGBTIQA+ inclusion and service provision. Our experienced trainers can equip your organisation, business, or service with the skills to better support the needs of trans and gender diverse and LGBTIQA+ people.
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TGV now offers interactive video training sessions that can be accessed by members of your team working either remotely or onsite.

Upcoming Open Workshops

Our open workshops are available for anyone to join.
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Workshops & Services

Workplace Affirmation Services
Up to 25
A service tailored to the needs of an organisation wishing to provide a supportive, safe environment for a staff member affirming their gender in the workplace.
LGBTIQA+ Family and Intimate Partner Violence
4.5 Hours
Up to 25
This program begins with a modified 2 hour version, of the LGBTIQA+ training, which introduces concepts of gender, relationships, sex and sexuality diversity; followed by a 2.5 hour section on LGBTIQA+ family and intimate partner violence.
Aged Care Training
3 Hours
Up to 25
LGBTI-inclusive ageing and aged care training for all people involved in the aged care sector. This training promotes a better understanding of the needs of older LGBTI+ people. It provides staff with the confidence to deliver an inclusive, best practice service.
LGBTIQA+ & TGD
3 Hours
Up to 25
The first half of this training provides an overview of LGBTIQA+ communities, issues and concerns and the second half delves into more detail about trans and gender diverse communities. We provide recommendations and tips for working with LGBTIQA+ and TGD clients, customers and staff.
LGBTIQA+ 101
3 Hours
25
An introduction to LGBTIQA+ inclusive practices. This covers differences between sexual orientation, gender identity and people with intersex variations, identifying discrimination and stigma which LGBTIQA+ people can experience, and provides recommendationsfor working with LGBTIQA+ in your business or organisation.
Trans and Gender Diverse 101
2 Hour
25
An introduction to gender diversity, differentiates orientation, intersex status, gender identity and expression. Also highlighted are key areas of disadvantage for trans and gender diverse people and related mental health impacts. Legislative obligations, tips and suggestions on working with trans and gender diverse people are included.

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Training Team

Kathryn Wilson
she/her
Training Administrator & Educator

Kathryn is bisexual, queer and a ciswoman. She has training in psychological research, and worked in counselling for a number of years. During 2011-2014, she served on the committee of Bisexual Alliance Victoria and ran education sessions on bisexuality. Kathryn joined Transgender Victoria's training team in 2014.

Kathryn’s passion is ensuring that people are supported to be the best they can be. This passion informs her work, including the upskilling allies and professionals to support people who are LGBTIQA+.

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Sally Goldner
she/her
Lead Educator and Consultant

Sally’s over twenty years involvement in Victoria’s LGBTIQA+ communities includes Transgender Victoria, co-facilitating Transfamily, presenting 3 CR’s “Out of the Pan” and as Bisexual Alliance Victoria Treasurer.

She was awarded an Order of Australia in 2019, is a life member of 4 organisations, the 2015 LGBTI Victorian of the year and joined the Victorian Women’s Honour Roll in 2016.

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Andrew Eklund
he/him
Educator - Corrections specialist

Andrew is a man assigned female at birth. He is Mother to his adult autistic son Tom. Andrew is a qualified trainer with a Communications Degree and enjoys putting this to good use in his training role with TGV.

Andrew's passions are the welfare of trans and gender diverse prisoners and the dedicated staff who look after them. He also values opportunities in partnering with service providers to remove systemic disadvantages. Andrew is a co-founder of The Shed, a support group for transmasculine people, started in 2013.  He believes trans and gender diverse people are awesome and can offer unique insight into the gender assumptions governing our world.

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