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Mental Health for Transgender and Gender-diverse People

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This session will contextualize mental health inequities across diagnostic categories and HIV risk within a gender minority stress framework, propose culturally responsive tailoring of evidence-based clinical practices, and offer strategies for building inclusive, affirming, and trauma-informed environments within healthcare organizations in order to optimize mental health and HIV-related outcomes.

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the context for mental health inequities across diagnostic categories and HIV risk within a gender minority stress framework
  • Describe culturally responsive tailoring of evidence-based clinical practices for transgender and gender-diverse (TGD) people to reduce risk of HIV transmission
  • Apply strategies for building inclusive, affirming, and trauma-informed environments within healthcare organizations to optimize mental health outcomes and reduce HIV transmission for TGD people