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Gender Awareness for Physiotherapists - Sponsored by the Orthopaedic Division

Gender Awareness for Physiotherapists - Sponsored by the Orthopaedic Division

Gender Awareness for Physiotherapists - Sponsored by the Orthopaedic Division

Oct 18, 2021 - 20:15 (EDT)
1 hour

This webinar is free for CPA members, the members only link can be accessed through this link HERE


Gender Awareness for Physiotherapists



This 1-hour webinar will explore the topic of gender and identify relevant strategies that apply to physiotherapy practice to promote welcoming and inclusive environments through a gender-informed lens. 



The objectives of the webinar are to:

  1. Introduce a case to emphasize why awareness of gender is relevant to the physiotherapist
  2. Identify issues in access to health care for people who identify as LGBTQ2S+
  3. Provide a review of definitions related to gender
  4. Identify gender-informed strategies and considerations for physiotherapists and clinics to apply to promote accessible and inclusive practices.



FREE for all CPA Members!


Webinar Details:

  • Date: Monday October 18th, 2021
  • Time: 8:15pm - 9:15pm EST
  • Speaker: Jane Hendriksen


Speaker Bio: Jane Hendriksen


Jane Hendriksen (she/her) graduated in 2015 from Western University’s Master of Physical Therapy program and then again in 2020 from the Master of Clinical Science – Advanced Health Care Practice program. Through her post-graduate course-work Jane came to realize the importance of gender awareness in physiotherapy practice. Since then, Jane has been committed to creating welcoming and inclusive environments for people to seek care, and help other physiotherapists do the same! Jane works in an outpatient, private physiotherapy clinic in London, Ontario.

The instructors
Orthopaedic Division

The Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association helps our members improve their skills and service delivery through education, resources and networking.

With a reputation built on excellent instructors and a rigorous examination process, the Division offers tailored online e-learning, webinars, workshops, courses and practice resources for members at a reasonable cost and time commitment. Members learn from other practicing physiotherapists and stay current with a regularly updated curriculum and program delivery based on providing quality and modern treatment.

Canadian Physiotherapy Association

As the vital partner for the profession, the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA) leads, advocates, and inspires excellence and innovation to promote health. CPA’s goal is to provide exceptional service, valuable information and connections to the profession of physiotherapy, across Canada and around the world.
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