Gender Spectrum works with social service professionals to help you understand gender and the vital role that gender literacy plays in the lives of your clients and their families. Your support can make a world of difference for children, youth and families.
Professional Development and Training
Our professional development and training can give you the tools you need to stay current with evolving gender understandings and a framework for applying them to your practice, enriching your work with all children and young people.
Resources on Gender, Children and Youth
Whether in foster care, community-based agencies or other child welfare settings, gender-inclusive environments will benefit every child. Find resources you can use to help all families understand the role of gender in their children’s lives, and resources you can use in your work with gender diverse children and youth.
Stories from the Field
Watch stories featuring social service professionals who are successfully incorporating gender-inclusive practices, and share your own!
Get information, advice and support to help inform and educate you on gender and how social service professionals can successfully navigate new gender understandings.
Our online community The Lounge includes active groups where professionals, parents, family members and youth can post their thoughts, share resources, and find support.
Our nationwide Directory of in-person and online support groups can be critical for your clients and families.
Events for Professionals
Find information about symposia and other events for all professionals who work with children and families.