Trans and Queer Training
For your work. For your family and friends. For yourself. Learn more about transgender and queer issues in our world today.
We at the Trans and Queer Training program offer trainings, workshops, and consultation to organizations on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and other gender and sexuality topics. We want to help your organization create inclusive spaces and promote education on gender and sexuality in our communities.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
We offer trainings to meet your organization’s needs, including:
We offer trainings on many diverse trans and queer topics. Some of our most common training topics include:
We also create trainings on a variety of other topics at an organization’s request.
In addition to our trainings, we also provide consultation services in various fields for focused development.
Carey Jean Sojka, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies at Southern Oregon University. Her research and teaching interests include transgender studies, embodiment, gender, sexuality, race, disability, and fat studies. Carey founded the Trans and Queer Trainings program based on her work facilitating community trainings on transgender, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and queer issues in our region.
Jessica D. Wakefield, MLDR
Learning & Development Manager, La Clinica
“Carey Sojka trained over 275 of our clinical staff on how we can create a more welcoming environment for our LGBTQ+ patients and employees at La Clinica. The discussions and revelations that occurred during and following training were incredible. The knowledge and skill Carey shared with us was applicable, supportive for change and eye-opening.”
Kelley Burnett, DO
Lead Medical Director, AllCare Health
“Carey Jean Sojka was the co-chair for our 2019 Southern Oregon LGBTQ+ Health and Wellness Summit. Her expertise as an assistant professor of Gender Sexuality and Women’s Studies at Southern Oregon University provided essential insight into the many issues impacting members of this community. Her plenary session presentation (with Kylan Mattias de Vries, associate professor) on “Trans and Gender Non-Conforming People’s Encounters with Healthcare in Southern Oregon and Northern California” provided crucial data regarding the reality of the issue as it affects our local area. In addition, several of her students participated in our conference and task force, bringing their lived experience to this transformational work. I cannot speak highly enough about the staff and students from the SOU Trans and Queer Training Program!”
SOU Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Program
1250 Siskiyou Blvd.
Ashland, OR 97520
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