In this webinar, Dr. Keuroghlian will discuss behavioral health care needs for transgender adults and best practices, including adaptation of a minority stress framework in clinical practice, treatment for depression and anxiety, addressing substance use disorders, implementing principles of trauma-informed care, and considerations related to suicide prevention. The webinar will also address the role that behavioral health clinicians play in the gender affirmation process.
Learning Resources — Webinars
Best Practices in Behavioral Health for Sexual Minority Women
In this webinar, Jane Powers discusses health disparities and risk factors among sexual minority women and how lack of culturally affirming care impacts health outcomes. She also highlights strategies that can be used to address implicit provider bias in care for sexual minority women.
What Health Care Providers Need to Know About Transgender Legal Issues
In this talk, Noah Lewis discusses legal issues that transgender people face and how health care providers play an important role in connecting patients to needed legal services including health insurance, employment, housing and education, and obtaining accurate identity documents.
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- Transgender Health
The Global Trans Community Responding to HIV
In this talk, JoAnne Keatley, MSW, discusses how transgender and non-binary communities are engaging in self-advocacy around HIV prevention, treatment, and research. Keatley focuses particularly on IRGT, a global network of transwomen and HIV, and how this international organization focuses on HIV prevention and treatment that is tailored to the particular needs of transgender women. Some of the other issues addressed by Keatley include how transmasculine people are working to have their identities acknowledged in data collection so that they are not grouped with cisgender men who have sex with men, how many transgender-led organizations are working to simultaneously address human rights issues alongside HIV work, and how peer-led education strategies can be extremely effective in combating HIV in transgender communities.
PrEP and Transgender Communities: Evidence Informed Practices
In this talk, Dr. Tonia Poteat discusses best practices for prescribing and using PrEP among transgender patients.
Suicide in the LGBTQ Community: Understanding Why and Best Practices for Health Centers
Alex Keuroghlian, MD, MPH, Director of the National LBGT Health Education Center and Lisa Krinsky, Director of the LGBT Aging Project discuss how suicide is a national epidemic and one that impacts the LGBT community significantly across the lifespan. In this presentation they address some of the bio-psycho-social underlying issues, risk factors, interventions and resiliency.
What’s new in STI epidemiology, prevention, and treatment for Men Who Have Sex With Men (MSM)
Rates of syphilis and gonorrhea have been increasing in the United States, and most cases occur in men who have sex with men (MSM). In this webinar, Dr. Kevin Ard will review recent trends in STIs and examine causes for these trends. He will also discuss the controversial impact of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) on STI incidence among MSM. Dr. Ard will outline steps clinicians and health centers can take to address STIs in 2018.
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- HIV/STI Treatment and Prevention
LGBT Health Disparities & Hypertension Control Opportunities with the American Heart Association
LGBT Health Disparities & Hypertension Control Opportunities with the American Heart Association This webinar will educate providers about LGBT health disparities and introduce providers to the American Heart Association's hypertension control efforts and Target Blood Pressure program. Target BP is a national collaboration between the American Heart Association and the American Medical Association to reduce the number of Americans who have heart attacks and strokes by urging medical practices, health service organizations and patients to prioritize blood pressure control.
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- Diabetes and Heart Health
Addressing Obesity, Feeding and Eating Disorders, and Body Dysmorphic Disorder among LGBTQ Youth
Many young LGBTQ people contend with bullying, rejection, and other identity-related stressors at school and at home. For some, these challenges negatively affect their eating behaviors and body image, which can lead to excessive weight gain or loss, as well as eating and feeding disorders and body dysmorphic disorder. This webinar will teach providers how to use a culturally-responsive approach to preventing, identifying, and treating obesity, eating and feeding disorders, and body dysmorphic disorder among LGBTQ youth .We will also discuss pediatric endocrinology considerations as they relate to weight/gain and obesity among transgender youth.
Addressing Opioid Use Disorders among LGBT People through Trauma-informed Care and Behavioral Health Integration
Dr. Keuroghlian will describe the epidemiology of opioid use disorders in the LGBT population, while identifying LGBT subpopulations at increased risk. He will then discuss best practices in addressing opioid use disorders among LGBT people.