WEBINAR: Addressing Mental Health Needs of Sexual and Gender Minority Youth
The purpose of this webinar is to enable participants to increase their knowledge regarding culturally competent care for LGBTQ youth and demonstrate effective methods of competent LGBTQ care through case studies.
1.Discuss mental health and social disparities affecting sexual and gender minority (SGM) youth
2.Describe protective factors for SGM youth
3.Discuss bestpracticesfor caring for SGM youth
–Engaging and building rapport
–Addressing mental health needs including gender affirming care model
–Assistant and supporting parents
Errol Fields, MD, MPH, PhD
Assistant Professor of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
PSNA: The MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center is an approved provider of continuing education by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This activity qualifies for 1.0 contact hours.
CME: The information presented at this CME program represents the views and opinions of the individual presenters, and does not constitute the opinion or endorsement of, or promotion by, the UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences, UPMC / University of Pittsburgh Medical Center or Affiliates and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Reasonable efforts have been taken intending for educational subject matter to be presented in a balanced, unbiased fashion and in compliance with regulatory requirements. However, each program attendee must always use his/her own personal and professional judgment when considering further application of this information, particularly as it may relate to patient diagnostic or treatment decisions including, without limitation, FDA-approved uses and any off-label uses.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other health care profesionals are awarded 0.1 continuing education units (CEU's) which are equal to 1.0 contact hours.
CEU: The MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center, Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, University of Pittsburgh, awards Continuing Education Units to individuals who enroll in certain educational activities. This program is awarded 0.10 continuing education
Speaker, Dr. Errol Fields, is on the HIV Prevention Advisory Board of Gilead Sciences.
The staff and faculty involved with the planning of today’s event do not have any conflicts of interest to disclose. The MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center does not endorse or recommend any commercial products, processes, or services. The representations and opinions expressed in this presentation are solely those of the author(s) and do not represent the views or policies of MA AETC, the University of Pittsburgh, or its funding agencies.
A variety of the listed populations will be discussed at this event.
- Adolescents (ages 13 to 17)
- Young Adults (ages 18 to 24)
- Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or other gender
A variety of the listed topics will be discussed at this event.
- Behavioral Prevention
- Stigma or discrimination
- Community linkages