This webinar aims to build competency to address the behavioral health needs of transgender and gender non-conforming patients in a culturally appropriate manner and will feature promising practices of Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grantees. Additionally, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights will discuss the proposed nondiscrimination rule under Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act.
The target audience includes HRSA grantees, healthcare providers, public health officials, and advocates wanting to improve competency in regards to serving the needs of transgender and gender non-conforming patients in their practices.
Free registration in advance is required. Please feel free to share this announcement with your colleagues.
For more information, please contact Valerie Gallo at 415-437-8095 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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How HRSA Is Improving the Lives of the LGBT Community
Valerie Gallo, MPH – Public Health Analyst
Christina Mead, PharmD – Regional Pharmacy Consultant
Kim Patton, PsyD – Public Health Analyst
HRSA Office of Regional Operations
Making Your Clinic Space Trans* Friendly /
Behavioral Health Issues Affecting the Trans* Community
Tricia Smith, ACSW – Medical Social Worker for Primary, Trans* and Women’s Health Programs
Los Angeles LGBT Center
Integrating Trans* Friendly Behavioral Health into Primary Care
Sandra Hall, LCSW – Mental Health Director
Lyon-Martin Health Services (a program of HealthRight 360)
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Prohibits Discrimination
Ian Shipps, J.D. – Supervisory Investigator
Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services