Live Training: LGBT Health Care and Housing: Strategies & Resources

Friday June 29, 2012

This full-day, live training presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council in partnership with The Fenway Institute and the Oasis Center, at the Oasis Center in Nashville, Tennessee will offer strategies, resources and information regarding services for lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender (LGBT) youth and adults. The training will include a description of health disparities among LGBT people, introduction to best practices for caring for LGBT youth and transgender people, creating a welcoming environment for care, a consumer panel discussion  with Q&A and housing challenges for LGBT youth. The training is free and open to all but seating is very limited so register soon. Lunch will be provided and networking encouraged!

Presenters:

  • Harvey Makadon, MD, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Director of the National LGBT Health Education Center at The Fenway Institute
  • Rob Garofalo, MD, MPH, Director, Center for Gender, Sexuality, and HIV Prevention, Children’s Memorial Hospital and Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Preventative Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Al Ballesteros, CEO, JWCH Institute, Inc
  • Jenny Gray, BA, MEd, Clinical Case Manager, Harwell Lofts – residential program for youth experiencing homelessness, Oasis Center
  • Ben Griffith, BA, Coordinator, Street Outreach Program, Oasis Center