What is the difference between a person’s gender identity, gender expression, and gender role? How do sexual attraction, sexual behavior, and sexual identity relate? How does this impact an individual’s health outcomes? For people in the LGBTQ community, social and structural inequality, stigma, and discrimination are associated with poorer health status, and sexual orientation has been associated with multiple health threats. Providers and organizations that are welcoming, sensitive, and knowledgeable about the unique needs of the LGBTQ community can help support efforts that increase access to health care and reduce health disparities.
This training will provide:
- A greater understanding of the language and terminology used within the LGBTQ community.
- Knowledge of common forms of interrelated oppressions and health disparities that impact LBGTQ communities.
- Skills to reduce organizational and therapeutic barriers for LGBTQ clients.
Training Length: 4 hours
Continuing Education Credits: Approved for 4 continuing education units by the MN Board of Nursing, MN Board of Social Work, and MN Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy (for LPC's and LADC's).
Cost: Individual Rate: $75.00 Student Rate: $60.00
NOTE: The 11/17 training will be held at the Minnesota AIDS Project, located at 2577 W Territorial Road, St Paul, MN 55114.
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MN AIDS Project
Our mission is to lead Minnesota's fight to stop HIV through prevention, advocacy, awareness and services. Founded in 1983 as a statewide nonprofit agency, the Minnesota AIDS Project envisions a Minnesota where new HIV infections are eliminated and individuals living with HIV live long, healthy lives.