Title: Health Disparity within The Transgender Community
Date: January 21, 2016
Presenter: Beck Gee-Cohen, MA LADC
Individuals who identify as transgender are at greater risk of health disparity. Understanding that gender is not binary is vital to helping clients receive appropriate services. Helping those who do not subscribe to the gender binary and those who are questioning gender is an important consideration for public health professionals in order to provide affirmative services to an underserved population. This webinar will help providers grasp concepts of gender outside the binary, allow providers to identify key elements in helping the Trans population, and create understanding the diversity of the Trans community in receiving health and wellness services.
- Identify appropriate terminology as it pertains to sexual identity / gender identification
- Recognize key services and resources providers can utilize to assist trans community
- NJ Public Health
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If you are employed by NYS or a local health department in NYS, we recommend that you register for this course through the NYS Department of Health Learning Management System (DOH LMS).