This webinar will present the unique barriers to and benefits of physical activity and sports participation for transgender and gender diverse (TGD) persons. Presenters will discuss the legal, social, and medical barriers to engagement, including accessibility and safety. The webinar will highlight medical and mental health benefits specific to TGD persons, including with regard to osteopenia/osteoporosis, obesity, hypertension, minimization of gender dysphoria, and other mental health benefits. Participants will hear directly from a transgender athlete about their experience navigating sports participation and from a clinician on best practices for engaging TGD patients with compassionate informed support and connecting them to affirming sports-related resources.
Learning Resources — Webinars in Transgender Health
This webinar will highlight unique challenges and best practices to improve gender-affirming care for TGD people experiencing homelessness and housing insecurity. Presenters will provide an overview of the spectrum of housing instability, address screening considerations and data collection for Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) and Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI), and offer specific resources to support housing stability, gender affirmation, and other social emotional support services. The session will include a didactic component and case presentations.
Join us for a fireside chat with Dr. Tonia Poteat, PhD, PA-C, MPH from the UNC Center for Health Equity Research and Deborah Dunn where they discuss the importance of promoting health equity for Black Trans MSM seeking HIV prevention, treatment or testing. Topics include, but are not limited to discussing the effects of racism, transphobia, and other risk factors that contribute to medical mistrust in the Black and Trans community, as well as, the unique sexual and reproductive health needs of Black Trans MSM.
This talk is from the 2022 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health Care Conference.
In this talk from the 2022 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health Care Conference, Dr. Jenny Potter and Samara Grossman discuss trauma informed care for Gender-Diverse patients. By the end of this talk, you will be able to define trauma and its adverse effects on mental health, explain how to address signs and symptoms of trauma as they arise during a clinical encounter, and describe how to use a universal trauma-informed approach to optimize care for Trans and Gender-Diverse patients.
In this talk from the 2022 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health Care Conference, Dr. Rebekah Viloria discusses reproductive care and obstetrics for Trans and Gender-Diverse people. By the end of this talk, you will be able to acknowledge barriers and challenges to reproductive and sexual health care for LGBTQIA+ persons, incorporate practices to promote an inclusive and affirming clinical environment, understand the impact of gender affirming therapy on reproductive health, and effectively guide LGBTQIA+ persons on family-building options.
In this talk from the 2022 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health Care Conference, Sarah Eley discusses mental health assessments for gender-affirming surgery referral letters. By the end of this talk, you will be able to identify eligibility criteria for readiness for gender-affirming surgery, develop insight and understanding of power differentials in the provider-client relationship, and outline the basic information needed for writing a gender-affirming surgical referral letter.