Provide family, couple and individual therapy in support of Gender Independent Children and Youth. Referral to local resources and supports. Advocacy within the school system and other agencies. Education of service providers.
This literature review explores the challenges facing trans and gender non-conforming children and youth in the child welfare system. It also highlights practical information to support the work of child welfare practitioners.
We are a Community Health Centre in St Catharines that provides gender affirming care to transgender youth, and gender independent children and their families. We will provide education and counselling to families in a supportive environment. If agreed upon will provide referral for puberty blockers and cross gender hormone therapy if under 16 years of… read more »
Services offerts en français et en anglais The LGBTQ Youth Centre serves Montreal’s West Island by providing a safe and welcoming environment where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning young people can come to hang out, meet, talk, get to know each other, ask questions and understand themselves better. We engage frequently in group activities,… read more »
A great video featured on CTV, interviewing Wren Kauffman, a young transgender male, as well as Kristopher Wells from the Institute for Sexual Minority Studies. They offer advice for parents on gender identities in children.
A Guide for Educators The fifth publication in an educational series designed for teachers, administrators, and counsellors who are seeking information and guidance on these complex and increasingly important social issues. It is intended to increase professional knowledge, understanding, and sensitivity around transgender and transsexual students whom research indicates are amongst the most at-risk groups… read more »
The name “Meem” is derived from the Arabic letter “m” which stands for “majmouaat mou’azara lil-mar’a al-mithliya” (a support group for lesbian women). In Arabic, the letter looks like this: ? The letter “meem” as an initial for the word “lesbian” (mithliya) and the word “transgender” (mutahawila) also symbolizes the anonymity of lesbians and transgenders… read more »
Mental Health Advocacy Coaching: Short term coaching to support clients in researching and following up on mental health care options. Anti-Bullying Advocacy Coaching: Working with parents of bullied kids to figure out what makes the most sense for their child and their family. I also bring an awareness of the ways in which issues like… read more »
Kids Help Phone provides free, anonymous and confidential professional counselling and referrals by phone or online to young people ages 5-20 in Canada, 24/7, 365 days a year. On our website (www.kidshelpphone.ca), young people can access online counselling by writing a post to a counsellor in Ask Us Online, or through Live Chat (please check… read more »
Gender Identity/Transgender Issues – Post-Traumatic-Stress Disorder Counselling – Sexual Orientation/Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Issues – Grief, Loss and Trauma – Crisis Intervention – Life Transition Issues – Mental Health Issues – Individual, Adult Counselling/ Therapy: Age 17+ – Youth Counselling Therapy – Couple Counselling Therapy Also provide : Counselling and Therapy Workshops and Seminars –… read more »