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CLAS in Behavioral Health: Transgender Populations

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The National CLAS Standards are intended to advance health equity, improve quality, and help eliminate health care disparities. This webinar will discuss how health care organizations need to ensure that awareness, adoption, and implementation of the National CLAS Standards are incorporated to have a more inclusive definition of culture in order to better serve transgender individuals.

OBJECTIVES:

  • Define CLAS standards, themes, and recommendations
  • Understand strategies for addressing ‘real-life issues’ and health equity impact among transgender and intersex populations
  • Learn about providing quality and compassionate care for adults, adolescents, and children who identify as transgender or gender-diverse or questioning their gender identity
  • Explore gender minority stress treatment principles and support strategies
  • Address behavioral health care and related CLAS standards for service to transgender and intersex populations

 

PRESENTERS:

Jacqueline Coleman headshotJacqueline Coleman, MEd, MSM, BA, CPC, certified professional coach with extensive experience as a senior program manager. Jacqueline has expertise in workforce development, organizational development and contract management. She is a cultivator and trainer of professionals in multiple sectors.  Jacqueline provides strategic consultation on LEADERVATION (gender-tailored programs, equity and diversity initiatives, and systems change processes).

 

Brady Freitas headshotBrady Freitas, MSW, LCSW-C, ACHP-SW, is a clinical social worker specializing in palliative care at the University of Maryland’s Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center. He has extensive training in motivational interviewing, trauma-informed care and Meaning-Centered Psychotherapy. He provides LGBT cultural competency training for the cancer center staff and seeks to raise awareness for the importance of cancer screening amongst the Transgender population.

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March 25, 2020
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