This talk is from the 2022 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health Care Conference.
Learning Resources — Behavioral Health
At the intersection of LGBTQIA+ identities and disability status, patients face increased health disparities and increased barriers to care. This webinar will focus on the unique needs of disabled, mad, chronically ill, and neuro divergent LGBTQIA2S+ patients, helping health care providers and centers to provide support for overcoming challenges in access to care, including how to provide culturally responsive care, and how to manage and advocate for affirming and accessible referrals when additional services are needed.
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This National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center and the National Center for Equitable Care for Elders (NCECE) webinar will examine the relationship between body image, perception, and healthy movement for overall health and diabetes prevention, particularly for older LGBTQIA+ adults. Expert panelists will present approaches for supporting LGBTQIA+ patients with their health goals as they age, provide strategies for developing LGBTQIA+ and body-affirming and inclusive environments for older adults, and share best practices for connecting older LGBTQIA+ patients to appropriate and affirming services aimed at improving health outcomes.
This webinar is designed to improve the capacity of health centers to meet the needs of non-binary patients, particularly through the understanding the relationship of body image and perception to health for people with gender identities and expressions beyond the binary. Participants will learn affirming language and terminology, including foundational concepts to understand the unique healthcare needs of non-binary people, and gain strategies for creating a welcoming and affirming environments for all patients.
In this talk from the 2021 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health conference, Dr. Potter and Samara Grossman discuss components of trauma-informed care for transgender and gender-diverse clients.