Trainings

Trainings

Direct Connect Learning Community - Working with LGBTQI2S Youth

URL 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dceWI9w86xY

Date Developed: 1/31/2018. Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Presenter(s): Peter Gamache, PhD. Type: Webinar. Level: Introductory. Length: 90 minutes.

Annotation

Led by Youth M.O.V.E. National, this LC is a virtual forum for youth and young adults to develop professional skill sets via virtual training opportunities, connect as a community to share and gather new resources, and unite with other youth advocates and professional peers from across the country. October's Direct Connect offering is presented by Peter Gamache, Ph.D. and covers the topic of working with youth and young adults in the LGBTQI2S community.

Learning Objectives

• Discuss demographic trends and the visibility of LGBTQI2-S youth and young adults.

•Describe gaps in service systems that contribute to LGBTQI2-S youth and young adult disparities.

•Describe strategies for addressing LGBTQI2-S youth and young adult disparities.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $180,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.