Viewing Transgender Identities Through an Ambiguous Loss Framework

Irish Hospice Foundation


Course Name Viewing Transgender Identities Through an Ambiguous Loss Framework
Course Provider Irish Hospice Foundation
Course Code 98567 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Palliative Care and End of Life
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Attendance Options Day release
Location (Districts) Dublin 2
Enrolment Date 01/11/2019
Start Date 19/06/2020
Course Content This workshop will explore the experiences of loss and grief of Transgender people and their families in the context of gender transition. It will detail the complex contextual factors that can contribute to the losses experienced. The workshop will provide the participants with an understanding of the value we put on identities. The workshop highlights ambiguous loss as a salient component in the experiences of loss and resilience in trans people and their families.
Learning Outcomes On completion of the workshop participants will be able to:

• have a greater understanding of the experiences of trans people and their families;
• distinguish how identities form an integral part of our humanity;
• gain an insight into theoretical conceptual models of loss and family adjustment to gender transition;
• attain key skills to enable trans people and their families overcome potentially challenging experiences due to gender transition.

Course Fee €100 - Includes light lunch tea/coffee
Target Audience Professionals and volunteers who may wish to learn more about loss and bereavement and for those working with people who have experienced a major loss.
Start and Finish Times 9.15am - 4.15pm
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Currently open for bookings.
19th June 2020 (1-day workshop)
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Further Enquiries Iris Murray
Telephone: 01 679 3188
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