Culturally Responsive Care for the LGBTQ+ Population

May 23, 2023

Pride Month celebrates the countless contributions of the LGBTQ+ population in all areas of our culture. Join the Great Lakes ATTC, MHTTC, and PTTC and our partners across the Network in recognizing Pride Month with the following resources focused on the behavioral health needs of the LGBTQ+ population: 

Great Lakes ATTC Webinar: Providing Culturally Responsive Care to the LGBT Population

June 20, 2023
11:00 AM–2:15 PM CT 

This training is intended for those who work with LGBT individuals, including professionals working in behavioral health, primary care, HIV care, public health, prevention, community-based organizations, education, and government agencies (local, state, and federal). This training includes an introduction to key terms and concepts (such as gender identity and sexual orientation), treatment considerations for clinical work, and how to address the specific needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals.


Other Network Resources

Online Learning: HealtheKnowledge

Providing Affirming Care for LGBTQ+ People in Substance Use Treatment Settings: This unique web-based training will help SUD treatment providers deliver more affirming care to their LGBTQ+ clients. Find the course on HealtheKnowledge in the section titled: Substance Use Disorders in Special Populations

From the ATTC Regional Centers: 


The Center of Excellence on LGBTQ+ Behavioral Health Equity 

The Center of Excellence on LGBTQ+ Behavioral Health Equity provides behavioral health practitioners with vital information on supporting the population of people identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, two-spirit, and other diverse sexual orientations, gender identities, and expressions. 



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