In this talk from the 2020 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health conference, Dr. Dalzell, Dr. Hunt and Kayti describe best practices in addressing eating disorders and body dissatisfaction in gender and sexual minority populations. Suitable for beginning and intermediate clinicians, participants will learned about the relationship between body dissatisfaction and gender dysphoria. The session also covers ways in which medical providers can take steps to provide affirming and comprehensive care.
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In this talk from the 2020 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health conference, Dr. Keuroghlian covers behavioral health for transgender and gender-diverse adults.
In this talk from the 2020 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health conference, Sarah reviews areas to cover when conducting an assessment of mental health and readiness for gender-affirming surgery referral letter requests. The session is presented through a lens of social justice, and from the perspective of providing trauma-informed and gender-affirming care. Aspects of the client-provider power differential and gatekeeping role are discussed. Participants will learn what questions to include in the assessment and how to ask clients such questions in order to support clients' goal(s) for gender- affirming surgeries, and identify insurance-based eligibility criteria for emotional and practical readiness for gender-affirming surgeries.
In this webinar, Dr. Alex Keuroghlian discusses behavioral health care for transgender and gender-diverse people at health centers. This session will contextualize mental health inequities across diagnostic categories within a gender minority stress framework, propose culturally responsive tailoring of evidence-based clinical practices, and offer strategies for building inclusive, affirming, and trauma-informed environments within health centers in order to optimize behavioral health outcomes.
This webinar addresses the intersectionality of LGBTQIA+ identity and neurodiversity. Dr. Gerrit van Schalkwyk discusses psycho-social implications for people who are sexual and gender minorities and also neurodiverse, and also talks about how to best serve these individuals. Janet Barbieri of the Autism/Aspergers Network of New England (AANE) addresses social supports for LGBTQIA+ and neurodiverse people and the importance of community opportunities and engagement for these individuals. AANE Speaker's Bureau panelist Kendrick Cronin describes his experience as an LGBTQIA+ and neurodiverse person, and talks about what he needs from his healthcare providers and his community.
In this talk from the 2020 Advancing Excellence in Sexual and Gender Minority Health conference, Cei Lambert defines implicit bias, guides learners through acknowledging their own biases, describes common biases experienced by gender diverse people, and provides tips for self-care in the context of bias.
In this talk from the 2020 Advancing Excellence in Sexual and Gender Minority Health conference, Dr. Jennifer Potter discusses how traumatic experiences can interfere with the formation of therapeutic patient-provider relationships, and describes how a universal trauma-informed approach can enhance engagement of transgender and gender-diverse patients into care.
In this talk from the 2020 Advancing Excellence in Sexual and Gender Minority Health conference, Chris Grasso provides methods and tools for incorporating sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) data collection into workflows and electronic health records. The presentation also covers SOGI training and staff engagement.
In this presentation, Dr. Stacy Hunt, and Kayti Protos, LICSW, discuss the interaction between gender dysphoria, gender minority stressors, and eating disorders. They will explain the core components of the Gender Minority Stress Model and its impact on body dissatisfaction and how to apply a gender-affirmative approach to traditional practices for working with body image, disordered eating, and eating disorders with transgender and gender expansive clients.
In this webinar Dr. Ruben Hopwood discusses gender dysphoria, surgical options and eligibility criteria for gender-affirming surgery. It also addresses basic mental health assessments and how to write referral letters.