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:
Amy D’Arpino, BSWHealth Equity SpecialistArizona 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.