Botzer Consulting services are in four main areas:
Note: If you are an individual seeking help on a transgender issue, please see the resource section for some internet links.
While the general training outlined below goes a long way towards demystifying the subject of Gender and Gender Identity, specific situations require specific answers. Ms. Botzer has worked with many large corporations, government agencies, and human resource departments to resolve specific issues with regards to an employee. To date, Ms. Botzer's intervention has resulted in resolutions that have been fair to both the employee and employer.
The most important part of the process for a win-win result is to develop a plan between employee and management. This may include recommendations for training of co-workers and supervisors. This is the time to address the individual concerns of the employee and the specific circumstances of the business. Having a trained professional assist in the construction of this plan can save time and money.
There is no one set lecture or training that Ms. Botzer provides. Each is tailored to the specific needs of the audience as well as the amount of time available. A general outline is as follows.
Treatment Issues both past and present
This section concludes with an introduction to the rapidly changing world of gender role and expression. Gender variant and gender non-conforming individuals are discussed.
Questions and Answers
This general training outline is modified as appropriate for the audience. For example:
A Counseling Agency
For a Human Resource Department
For a medical school or continuing education for medical professionals
For a college class or other academic environment
In addition to consulting and training, Ms. Botzer can work as a panelist or moderator in her areas of expertise. Depending upon the needs of the group, additional trainers can be provided.
Some comments received on feedback forms:
"It is difficult to adequately describe the experiences of Ms. Botzer's style of training. This is not a dull presentation. Ms. Botzer is a dynamic speaker and is often graded by her audiences as one of the best speakers they have heard. She has spoken for such diverse audiences as a University of Washington medical school class, a youth services agency specializing in the homeless, and a group of line workers at Seattle City Light"
"Excellent - I learned a lot. Thanks!"
"Excellent presentation - very applicable - have had several clients this fits for very well."
"I am incredibly impressed with Marsha"
"Thank you so much for inviting Marsha and for bringing up this topic. It is not often enough we discuss the topic. I work with students who are about to enter the workforce. Thank you"
"People told me they found your presentation most moving of all. I'm so glad you were there!"