Trainings

Trainings

LGBTQ+ Cultural Humility Training for Health Center Staff

URL 1: https://www.mitrainingcenter.org/courses/mfcca0916

Date Developed: Unknown. Source: Michigan Public Health Training Center. Presenter(s): Mo Connolly, MD; Kathy Fessler, MD; and Leslie Nicholas, ND. Type: Online Course. Level: Intermediate. Length: self paced.

Annotation

This course builds upon an introduction to LGBTQ+ cultural humility concepts and practices for health clinic staff. This course was created by Michigan Forward in Enhancing Research and Community Equity (MFierce), a coalition of public health researchers, LGBTQ+ Youth Advisors, and community-based organizations working to reduce the burden of STIs in LGBTQ+ communities. This course covers the following topics: introduction to LGBTQ+ populations; desire, behavior, identities; gender and gender expression; sex assigned at birth; cultural competence versus cultural humility; elements of cultural humility practice; and examples of culturally humble practices.

This course features testimonials from providers with extensive experience working with LGBTQ+ youth: Mo Connolly, MD; Kathy Fessler, MD; and Leslie Nicholas, ND. It also features testimonials from LGBTQ+ youth on experiences with culturally humble care: Zach Crutchfield, Marcos Carillo, Rama Arjita-Pollard, and Artemis Gorde.

Learning Objectives

• Identify LGBTQ+ cultural humility practices. (CHES Areas of Responsibility 2.3.4, 2.3.5).

• Describe LGBTQ+ cultural humility concepts. (2.3.4, 2.3.5).

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.