HHSA Staff with the fundemental information on the the types of and impact of
health inequities facing the LGBTQ population and recommeded strategies and
skills to be applied/developed to reduce them and provide quality services to
Napa County residents that identify as LGBTQ.1) Be able to differentiate
between and communicate about gender identity and sexual orientation for
written forms and oral communications; 2) Apply enhanced CLAS standards when
working with LGBTQ in their own workplace; 3) Gain an understanding of the
stressors LGBTQ youth face and how to support them in healthy development; 4)
Identify intersections of LGBTQ issues with multi-generational serving social
services and gain practical ways to address those issues with research-based
and community-defined best practices; and 5) Have greater knowledge of resource
and referral information for LGBTQ individuals, their caregivers and families.
Staff must also sign up for and attend Level 1B scheduled for: February 17th, 10AM- 12 PM.