Fall course schedules are here: Cultural Competency in LGBQ

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November 5, 2015
May 12, 2016
Program Time: 8:30 - 4:30 P.M.

Intended Audience: Primary care providers (physicians, nurses, physician assistants, dentists), mental health providers, abuse professionals, social workers, case managers, health educators, and public health professionals.

Purpose: To help health and social service providers improve their ability to provide culturally competent services to patients or clients with diverse sexual orientations and identities.

Program Topics: This one-day workshop uses exercises and group discussions to help participants learn to work more effectively with LGBQ clients cultural terms and diversity within in LGBQ communities culture, cultural competence, homophobia/heterosexism, and basic concepts of sexuality societal perceptions about LGBQ individuals and ways LGBQ clients experience heterosexism
cross-cultural communication skills to improve interactions with LGBQ clients and co-workers experiences of LGBQ clients and how to be more culturally competent when providing services things you can do to improve cultural competence in your own practice/agency Fee must be received prior to the program date.

Standard fee: $50.00
Waiver: For staff from Part A funded agencies.
Subsidized fee: $30.00 for providers serving low-income clients at publicly-funded site
Cancellation fee: $25.00 for persons who register, but do not attend or who cancel within 72 hours of the program.

For questions regarding registration, please contact Alicia McDonald at 312-996-4429 or [email protected]

Program Location: Chicago, UIC West Campus, location to be confirmed.