Enduring Material: Supporting LGBTQ Youth During COVID-19: The Critical Role of Families

 

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) youth face unique challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. This session is designed to highlight these risks and discuss methods of reducing them and protecting these youth.

Target Audience

All healthcare providers

Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss health disparities and support needs for LGBTQ children and youth, with increased stressors as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic
  2. Identify specific family rejecting behaviors that are related to increased risk for suicide, depression, illegal drug use and HIV, and family accepting behaviors that help protect LGBTQ youth from risk and promote well-being
  3. Discuss the Family Acceptance Project’s family support framework, with strategies and resources to help ethnically and religiously diverse families and caregivers to support their LGBTQ children to prevent health risks and to increase support
  4. Describe 2 Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) applications for LGBTQ youth that are associated with decreased post-traumatic stress symptoms
  5. Identify 2-3 local or national resources available for LGBTQ youth in times of crisis.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 APA
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
05/29/2020
Course expires: 
05/29/2022
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
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Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) youth face unique challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. This session is designed to highlight these risks and discuss methods of reducing them and protecting these youth.

Judith Cohen, MD

Allegheny Health Network

Dr. Judith Cohen discloses the following:

SAMHSA Research/Grant Support

Book Royalties:Guiliford Press and Oxford Press

 

Caitlin Ryan, PhD, ACSW

Director, Family Acceptance Project, San Francisco State University

Dr. Ryan discloses no conflicts of interest

 

Charlie Borowicz, MPH, MSW

Transgender Project Manager, Allegheny Health Network

Charlie Borowicz discloses no conflicts of interest

 

 

Charlie Borowicz, MPH, MSW

Transgender Project Manager, Allegheny Health Network

Charlie Borowicz discloses no conflicts of interest

 

Allegheny General Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

Allegheny General Hospital designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM .  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Enduring Activity beginning date:  May 29, 2020.  End Date 5/29/2022

 

CE for Psychologists
Allegheny Health Network is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. Allegheny Health Network maintains responsibility for the program and its content.” 


CE for Social Workers
Allegheny Network is an approved provider for APA credits for Psychologists.  This conference is approved for 1.0 APA credits.  Social Workers may claim credits for attending educational courses and programs delivered by pre-approved providers, such as the American Psychological Association (refer to CE for Psychologists above). For verification, please refer  to Continuing Education Regulations § 47.36 #(6) (ix) found at www.dos.state.pa.us/social.www.dos.state.pa.us/social.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 APA
  • 1.00 Attendance

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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