Part 1: Trans & Non-Binary Basics


Training Overview

In this Trans 101 session, participants will learn the basics of transgender and non-binary identities, lived experiences, and the crucial skills necessary for supporting transgender and non-binary people. This foundational knowledge will help you gain the information and skills that you need to navigate many social and professional situations in a trans-affirming way. Attendees can expect to follow along with structured lessons, work through engaging activities, and participate in personal reflections that will help synthesize new knowledge and skills.

Please Note: This course runs from 10:30 AM to 2 PM. There is a half hour break from 12:00-12:30 PM.  Participants must attend the entire training in order to receive a certificate of completion.  Completion of this training is required to attend Part 2 & 3.

Training Dates

  • Feb 9, 2023
  • Mar 6, 2023
  • April 20, 2023

When you click the link above, you will be asked to select the dates and sessions you would like to attend.
We look forward to seeing you!

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TransAffirmingNJ is a joint effort between NJ Department of Children & Families, Division on Women & The Transgender Training Institute to help build safer communities for transgender, non-binary and gender non-conforming people across the State of New Jersey. 

This project is supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention via Rape Prevention Education grant funds, administered by the NJ Department of Children & Families, Division on Women.