Many LGBTQIA+ individuals face high rates of rejection, discrimination, victimization, homelessness, and lifetime suicide ideation. These challenges lead to health disparities. This session will outline challenges and what can be done to eliminate them. Participants will learn how to create safe and welcoming environments to reduce disparities.
By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:
- Implement welcoming and inclusive strategies
- Provide culturally responsive care
- Reduce disparities
Resource “Gift” Exchange:
During the webinar, we will have a "gift" exchange between attendees, where the only gift you need to exchange is your favorite resource for your industry/job.
What do I need to prepare for this gift exchange? You only need to have your favorite resource link handy. During the webinar, you will be able to send a link to your resource via the webinar chat. For example, here’s a link to a resource.
Amy D’Arpino, BSW
Health Equity Specialist
Arizona Complete Health
Amy has worked in the social work and healthcare fields for over 25 years. She participates on local and state-wide focused committees that have priorities to eliminate health disparities for underserved populations. Amy is a parent of a transgender daughter and is an alumni member of the Human Rights Campaign’s Inaugural Parents for Transgender Equality Council, a coalition of the nation’s leading parent-advocates working for equality and fairness for transgender people. She has presented workshops at many local and national conferences. Amy is a strong advocate for change, and for anyone in need.
Register for this webinar:
When: Dec 15, 2022, 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Topic: Supporting Individuals Who Are LGBTQIA+
Earn Continuing Education Hours
CHES/MCHES: Sponsored by (the Institute for Healthcare Advancement, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc, this webinar is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive 1 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are 0. Continuing Competency credits available are 0. Provider ID#: 101864
CPH: This activity is approved for 1 credit accepted by the National Board of Public Health Examiners' Certified Public Health (CPH) recertification program.
CA Nursing: Institute for Healthcare Advancement is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 11933, for 1.0 contact hour.
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