Event Details

The Community Health Center Association of CT will be collaborating with the Fenway Institute to offer a training on caring for LGBT patients at our Connecticut Federally Qualified health Centers. The training will have a behavioral health focus and is open to behavioral health staff, as well as other staff who are interested.

Agenda:

12:00 pm Registration/Sign-in

12:15 pm Introduction and Goals

12:25 pm LGBTQ Voices: Perspectives on Health Care (video and Q&A)

12:45 pm Achieving Health Equity: Effective Communication and Care for LGBTQ People

1:45 pm Break

2:00 pm Behavioral Health Care for LGBTQ People

3:00 pm Case Scenarios

3:50 pm Evaluations

4:00 pm Adjourn

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this training, participants should be able to:

- Understand foundational LGBT terminology, concepts,
and health disparities

- Effectively and sensitively communicate with LGBTQ
patients and staff

- Identify the major behavioral health disparities among
LGBTQ people

- Discuss how to assess and address behavioral health
problems among LGBTQ people