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TRAINING & EDUCATION

“Skipping Stone’s training was immensely impactful to our organization. The combination of sharing knowledge, personal experience and usable tools was invaluable in being able to effectively support transgender clients”

WHAT WE OFFER

Skipping Stone offers a variety of training and educational workshops tailored to any need and designed to promote increase inclusivity and support for gender diverse individuals as well as the larger LGBTQ2+ community.

Built on the foundations of establishing meaningful interpersonal connects through understanding, compassion and empathy, our sessions offer a uniquely balanced combination lived experience, researched-based information, and evidence-based approaches.

FORMAT

We are able to provide a variety of formats for our training and workshops and are always happy to discuss creating something specific to the needs of the client. We're also able to provide consultation services in coordination or independently from our training.

A few of our established workshops include:

SEXUAL AND GENDER DIVERSITY: FOUNDATIONS (2hrs Lunch & Learn or 1/2 day)
TRANS INCLUSIVITY IN THE WORKPLACE (2hrs Lunch & Learn or 1/2 day)
TALKING TO YOUR KIDS ABOUT GENDER: for parents (3 hrs)
SUPPORTING TRANS INDIVIDUALS: for professionals working with trans individuals (3hrs or whole day)

OUR CLIENTS

Clients to whom we have provided workshops, training and consultation services to include:

GOVERNMENT AGENCIES
• City of Calgary
• National Energy Board
• Yellowhead County
• Calgary Recreation


EDUCATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

• University of Calgary, Human Resources
• Calgary Board of Education
• Lethbridge School District
• Alberta Teacher’s Association
• Bow Valley College

EARLY CHILDHOOD SERVICES
• Red Deer Day Care Society
• Hinton Children’s Learning Centre
• Day Care Society of Edson
• Whitecourt Early Learning and Childcare

HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS
• College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta
• Alberta Health Services
• World Professional Association for Transgender Health
• Canadian Professional Association for Transgender Health
• Calgary Foothills Primary Care Network

SOCIAL SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS

• Alberta College of Social Workers
• Faculty of Social Work, UCalgary
• YW Calgary
• Hull Services
• CBI Home Health

BUSINESSES
• Hyatt Regency
• Cenovus
• HedKandi

 
 

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