The course addresses the health disparities of LGBTQ individuals, based the social determinants of health, including barriers to accessing care, lack of routine sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) data collection, discrimination, and lack of provider knowledge about LGBTQ health.
Please note: A second course on this topic is also available, to meet the 2-hour requirement for LGBTQ cultural competency training for Washington DC healthcare licensees: Achieving Health Equity for LGBTQ People
Course created on March 26, 2020
- After this course learners will be able to explain the importance of identifying LGBTQ patients/clients.
- After this course learners will be able to discuss benefits of valuing the diversity within the LGBTQ community.
- After this course learners will be able to explain the link between discrimination and health.
|5-15 Minutes||Lack of SOGI collection and its importance|
|15-20 Minutes||Defining sexual orientation and gender identity, as distinct from behavior|
|30-40 Minutes||LGBTQ health disparities|
|40-55 Minutes||Creating a welcoming environment|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Liz Margolies, LCSW is the founder and Executive Director of the National LGBT Cancer Network, the only US program that focuses exclusively on the needs of LGBT people with cancer and those at risk. Based in NYC, the Network focuses on education, training, advocacy and support. After having developed a nationally recognized cultural competence training curriculum for health and social service providers, Margolies travels the country training large hospital systems and speaking at conferences. As a result of her work for this underserved community, Margolies was chosen as one of the OUT100 in 2014.
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