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Tuesday, October 26 • 9:00am - 11:00am
Gender and Name Change Forms: A how-to guide

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This is a practical hands-on tutorial on completing name and gender change application forms for trans, non-binary and 2 spirit clients.

This two-hour workshop is aimed at lawyers, law students, health navigators, social workers, case managers and advocates who are assisting clients navigate the name and gender change process for provincial documents in BC (Birth Certificate, BCDL, BCID and Service Card).  This workshop will also cover the process for commissioning affidavits by video, and best practices for ID verification for trans people.
Those whose work in an organization that qualifies them to apply as Commissioners for taking affidavits are particularly invited to attend. More info on that is available here: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/justice/for-legal-professionals/commissioners-for-taking-affidavitsParticipants in this webinar have been able to claim up to 2hrs of CPD with LSBC, 30 minutes of which is ethics.

To refer clients to the CWHWC All Genders Legal Clinic, write to contactus@cwhwc.com.
You can reach Adrienne at lawyer@adriennesmithlaw.com. They would love to be your friend on all the socials.

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Adrienne Smith (they/them)

Lawyer, Adrienne Smith Law
Adrienne Smith is a transgender human rights activist and social justice lawyer. They recently settled a BC Supreme Court case which guaranteed access to opiate replacement therapy for prisoners in BC jails. Adrienne appeared at the BC Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada... Read More →

Tuesday October 26, 2021 9:00am - 11:00am PDT
Zoom Meeting