Affirmative Care for Transgender & Gender Non-Conforming People

Date: November 12, 2020 Price: $45.00 Time: 12:30pm - 3:30pm CEUs: 3 Class Type: Classroom
Level: All Levels Instructor: Wilfredo Giordano-Perez, MD Domain(s): 3,6,7,9,13,14,15,18 Domain Chart

This training is being offered by: 

The Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals, The Substance Use and Mental Health Leadership Council of RI and The Opioid Treatment Program Health Home Initiative  


This training will focus on providing affirmative care for transgender and gender non-conforming people. Emphasis will be placed on affirming LGBTQ people through effective communication, learning to address implicit bias towards LGBTQ patients and best practices for a transgender-affirming environment. Through the use of discussions and case scenarios, information on maintaining a respectful workplace culture, identifying and addressing implicit bias related to our LGBTQ patients, and identifying organizational strategies for creating a trans-affirming environment will be addressed.

Continuing Education Credits:

Social Worker CEUsDetermination of 3.0 National Association of Social Workers credits are pending.

Chemical Dependency Professionals CEUsThis training has been approved by the RI Certification Board for 3.0 continuing education credits (The RICB is an IC&RC affiliate).

Mental Health Counselors CEUsDetermination of 3.0 RI Mental Health Counselors Association are pending

Certified Peer Recovery Specialist CEUs: This training has been approved by the RI Certification Board for 3.0 continuing education credits  (The RICB is an IC & RC affiliate).

Please Note: A pre-test is required to be taken before the training. In order to receive a training certificate, each participant must complete a post-test, and training evaluation within ten (10) days of completing the training.  Instructions will be provided to the email address that you register with. Thank you.