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.
CE Value (credits): 2
CE Type: Standard
University of Michigan School of Public Health