Trans Intro

In time, Trans Care BC will be launching online training modules for care providers working with gender diverse individuals.

If you would like us to notify you whenever a new online training module or resource becomes available, email the education team and let us know that you would like to be added to the Trans Care BC education email list.

Support Tools

Support tools can be helpful for service providers and support staff interested in increasing access to gender-affirming care. 

Check out our support tools below! 

Gender Inclusive Language  (General)

This 2-Page handout offers some simple terms and phrases you can use with clients when you do not already know what words, terms, names, and pronouns they use when speaking about their families and themselves.

Gender Inclusive Language General.PNG

Gender Inclusive Language  (Clinical)

This 2-Page handout offers some non-gendered terms and phrases you can use with clients in clinical settings, especially when discussing their bodies. 

Once you know the words, terms, names, and pronouns people use when describing themselves and their bodies, use their words in a professional and respectful manner.

Gender Inclusive Language Clinical.PNG

20 Care Strategies 

Here are 20 care strategies for increasing access to gender-affirming care for gender diverse clients. 

10 strategies focus on what your team can do as an organization or program; 10 strategies focus on what you can do as an individual.

20-Care-Strategies.PNG ‎

Making Mistakes (and correcting them‎)

We all make the occasional mistake. This handy tip sheet helps us to acknowledge, correct, and move on from a mistake, including those awkward times where we may use the wrong word, term, name, or pronoun. 

Page 2 offers helpful suggesstions for when a bigger check-in or apology is needed.

Organizational Assessment Tool

This assessment tool is for organizations interested in developing a multi-pronged approach to offering accessible care for gender diverse people.

Feedback welcomed

We believe your feedback is one of the best ways to improve our educational resources. Therefore, if you have any questions, comments, or suggested revisions, please email us at

Links to current Intro Modules

Rainbow Health Ontario:
National LGBT Health Education Center, Fenway Institue:
World Professional Association for Transgender Health:

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