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CHAI: Understanding & Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth's Mental Health in Primary Care Settings

  • Wellness Services 311 E Court St Flint, MI 48502 United States (map)

Course Description:

This two-hour training for health clinic providers and staff focuses on inclusive and affirming care practices to understand, identify and address mental health and substance use issues faced by LGBTQ+ youth in primary care settings. Participants will reflect on the role of bias and stereotypes in the well-being of LGBTQ+ youth and learn guiding frameworks for understanding the lived experiences of LGBTQ+ youth. Participants will learn LGBTQ+ youth-specific considerations for practicing trauma-informed person-centered care and review the most common mental health issues among LGBTQ+ youth. Participants will learn to identify and discuss these issues with LGBTQ+ patients and make appropriate referrals.

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CE Value (credits): 2
CE Type: Standard


University of Michigan School of Public Health

Contact Information:
Elliot Popoff