ABOUT THIS EPISODE
In this episode, we speak about queer and transgender youth mental health with Ryan Tieu, who brings their professional experience as a social worker and lived experiences as a first-generation immigrant, queer, transgender, and young person of color.
Ryan Kim Tieu
Ryan Kim Tiêu is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Associate Director of Transgender Services at the San Francisco Community Health Center, a department within a larger health center staffed by and for transgender people providing mental health, healthcare, and advocacy services for queer and transgender community members. In conjunction with professional expertise, Ryan incorporates their lived experiences as a first-generation immigrant, queer, transgender, and young person of color into their praxis, training, and theories of change.
Christina N. Clayton, LICSW, SUDP, Northwest MHTTC Co-Director
Christina Clayton has been working in the behavioral health field since 1993 working with people and programs addressing severe mental health issues, substance use, co-occurring issues, chronic homelessness, integrated care, outreach, physical health, trauma and diversity/equity/inclusion topics. Christina has education and licenses/credentials in clinical social work, mental health and substance use. She is also a Clinical Assistant Professor and Field Instructor for the University of Washington School of Social Work (MSW ’97). Learn more about MHTTC Staff & Faculty
- Webinar recording, slides, & resources: "Queer and Trans Youth Mental Health: Trauma-Informed & Anti-Racist Co-Conspiratorship"