With Tanya Neumeyer, Training and Education Specialist – 2SLGBTQ+ Health, Rainbow Health Ontario
and Juan-Sebastian Ortiz, Training and Education Specialist – 2SLGBTQ+ Health, Rainbow Health Ontario
A Mental Health Commission of Canada report found that about 30 per cent of 2SLGBTQ+ respondents who consume alcohol reported increased consumption since the start of the pandemic, a 50 per cent higher than among non-2SLGTQ+ respondents. A program of Sherbourne Health, Rainbow Health Ontario (RHO) creates opportunities for the healthcare system to better serve 2SLGBTQ+ communities. RHO offers evidence-based training for healthcare providers across the province to feel more clinically and culturally competent in caring for their 2SLGBTQ+ service users. In this webinar, you will be introduced to the unique health needs of the 2SLGBTQ+ community, be familiarized with RHO’s course catalogue and other resources, and learn about the possible learning pathways to increase your 2SLGBTQ+ cultural and clinical competencies.
- Showcase the heightened experience 2SLGBTQ+ community members are having within the mental health and addictions realm
- Understand the need for 2SLGBTQ+ specific mental health and addiction programming
- Discuss how practitioners can seek out training opportunities to create and foster safe treatment spaces
Date: August 25, 2022 – 12pm ET, 9am PT
Duration: 1-hour (45-minute presentation followed by a 15-minute Q&A)