“Everyone’s Welcome”: Creating a Culture of Inclusivity within Clinical Spaces
This session will provide an overview of key terms, concepts, strategies and best practices to extend exceptional services to all clients; and affirm change in participants’ knowledge, attitude and behavior specifically towards LGBTQ clients. During this session, participants will engage in an interactive discussion around LGBTQ health disparities and how health care workers can become more equitable, knowledgeable, and welcoming in health care settings.
participants will have a baseline understanding of LGBTQ key terms and concepts.
participants will be able to identify how to increase LGBTQ affirming attitudes.
participants will be able to model at least two ways to affirm gender nonconforming patients using gender-neutral language.
participants will identify and address institutional changes needed to alleviate biases and create a culture of inclusivity at your organization.
Experienced and new health and human service providers interested in making their services more LGBTQ inclusive.
Avis Wright, MPH, CHES
Avis joined Fact Forward in May 2017 after serving as a Health Education Coordinator with the Gaston County Department of Health and Human Services. She is currently responsible for the development and implementation of a variety of educational strategies that meet the identified needs of Fact Forward's target markets and partners. Avis also coordinates and oversees content for our annual conference, Summer Institute. Avis graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences. Her path to public health began while volunteering with health promotion nonprofit agencies. She continued her academic studies at Walden University where she obtained a Master of Public Health degree. Her interests include philanthropy, sexual health, and health education.
Location & Address:
January 5th, 2023
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