This course will examine cultural competence for providing safe, welcoming environments and workplaces for LGBTQ families, employees, and co-workers. It will provide specific strategies for schools and employers to ensure a respectful and supportive work environment for LGBTQ individuals.
Course created on January 18, 2019
Course Type: Video, Audio
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/1.0; AL/1.0; CA/1.0; CO/1.0; CT/1.0; DE/1.0; FL/1.0; GaPDS/1.0; HI/1.0; IA Registry/1.0; IACET/0.1; ID Stars/1.0; IL Gateways/1.0 B345755; IN/1.0; KS/1.0; KY ECE-TRIS/1.0; MA/1.0; ME/1.0; MI Registry/1.0; MN/1.0; MO Open/1.0; NAC/1.0; NC DCDEE/1.0; NE/1.0; NH/1.0; NJCCIS/1.0; NV Registry/1.0; NY/1.0; OH/1.0; OR/1.0; PA Keys/1.0; SD/1.0; TX/1.0; UT/1.0; VA/1.0; WA STARS/1.0; WY Stars/1.0
- After this course, participants will be able to identify key aspects to be included in LGBTQ non-discrimination policies.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify specific strategies to welcome and include LGBTQ families at your organization/school.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify specific strategies to provide an affirming, safe environment for LGBTQ employees and co-workers.
|5-10 Minutes||LGBTQ definitions|
|10-25 Minutes||Overview of LGBTQ discrimination in schools|
|25-35 Minutes||Non-discrimination policies|
|35-45 Minutes||Strategies to welcome and include LGBTQ families|
|45-55 Minutes||Strategies to provide an affirming, safe environment for LBGTQ employees and co-workers|
Sara Pullen, DPT, MPH
Dr. Pullen is an Associate Professor at Emory University School of Medicine, where she coordinates the service learning program and the pro bono physical therapy clinic. Dr. Pullen’s clinical practice and research focuses on the intersection of HIV, chronic pain and opioid use, especially in underserved areas. Dr. Pullen started the first physical therapy clinic within a freestanding, multi-service AIDS clinic in the southeastern U.S. where she holds weekly clinics and conducts clinical research. She has wide experience in the provision of health services to underserved communities both in the U.S. and internationally. She has published several peer-reviewed journals on the topic of HIV and physical therapy, and provided the HIV content of the two major study guides for the physical therapy national board licensure exam. In 2015, she received the IPT-HOPE Award from the World Congress of Physical Therapy for her work in the field of HIV and physiotherapy. In 2018, she received the Emory University School of Medicine’s prestigious Hidden Gem Award for her groundbreaking work with HIV and chronic pain in vulnerable communities.
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