In this online workshop, participants will learn how to support very young children and infants who are who have differences in sex development, and their parents. This training will address the importance of using affirming language and avoiding damaging and stigmatizing language. This session will center the rights of the child with intersex conditions to be free of medically unnecessary medical procures that may result in pain and other health complications. This workshop will teach participants about the importance of implementing child-centered, gender-affirming care so all children are free to live healthy, affirmed lives. This workshop is designed to equip providers to be able to step in quickly and effectively to help families during sensitive moments.
Social work, a profession with roots in advocacy and social justice, is uniquely positioned to adopt a leadership role in providing evidence-based, ethically informed services to persons with intersex conditions.
University of Michigan
School of Social Work
1080 South University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1106