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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Healthcare: A Clinical Guide to Preventive, Primary, and Specialist Care by Written by experienced clinicians and edited by Vanderbilt Program for LGBTI Health faculty, this book contains up-to-date expertise from physicians renowned for their work in LGBT health. This important text fills an informational void about the practical health needs of LGBT patients in both the primary care and specialty settings remains, and serves as a guide for LGBT preventive and specialty medicine that can be utilized within undergraduate medical education, residency training, and medical practice. Beginning with a short review of LGBT populations and health disparities, it largely focuses on the application and implementation of LGBT best practices within all realms of medical care. In addition, the book offers recommendations for the integration of LGBT health into systems-based practice by addressing intake forms and electronic health records, as well as evidence-based emerging concerns in LGBT health. This is a must-have volume for medical students, residents, and practicing physicians from all medical specialties.
Publication Date: 2016
The LGBT Casebook by Even in today's more enlightened society, it takes courage for many lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals to "come out of the closet" and embrace their sexual orientation and identity. Coming out, or facing internal and societal conflicts related to sexuality, involves a great deal of anxiety that can permeate other aspects of an LGBT individual's life -- particularly when seeking psychiatric treatment. The goal of The LGBT Casebook is to help clinicians, trainees, and other mental health professionals address the mental health needs of LGBT people in the context of problems these individuals face in their everyday lives, including homophobia and discrimination. The LGBT Casebook begins with five chapters devoted to basic concerns that affect LGBT populations, including coming out, heterosexist attitudes, the "don't ask, don't tell" mentality, legal issues, gay parenting, and sexual identity in patient-therapist relationships. In the rest of the book, clinician-authors present case studies of 20 patients with different DSM diagnoses, illuminating the impact of LGBT identity and illustrating a way of working with each presented patient. Features and benefits of The LGBT Casebook include: * Insights into the unique problems LGBT people face in their everyday lives when compared with heterosexual individuals.* Problems that are common to all LGBT individuals, such as the anxiety of being in the closet (hiding one's identity) or coming out (embracing one's identity).* Practitioners with little experience in working with the LGBT population can gain a better understanding of psychiatric diagnoses within the context of an LGBT individual's everyday life.* The book can be read cover-to-cover to gain insights into the full diversity of the LGBT population, or by specific chapters of interest to help with the diagnosis of a patient currently in treatment.* A glossary at the back of the book defines both clinical and colloquial terms and phrases that clinicians and patients use to define themselves and their peers. While The LGBT Casebook is the ideal general overview and roadmap for the clinician new to treating LGBT patients, it also provides new pearls of wisdom and insights for psychiatrists, residents, medical students, nurses, and clinical social workers who are already familiar with working with the LGBT community. By introducing a diverse range of people, diagnoses, and presenting problems, it will serve as a valuable reference book for all mental health professionals when assessing and treating the mental health concerns of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender patients.
Publication Date: 2012
Trans Bodies, Trans Selves: A Resource for the Transgender Community by There is no one way to be transgender. Transgender and gender non-conforming people have many different ways of understanding their gender identities. Only recently have sex and gender been thought of as separate concepts, and we have learned that sex (traditionally thought of as physical orbiological) is as variable as gender (traditionally thought of as social).While trans people share many common experiences, there is immense diversity within trans communities. There are an estimated 700,000 transgendered individuals in the US and 15 million worldwide. Even still, there's been a notable lack of organized information for this sizable group.Trans Bodies, Trans Selves is a revolutionary resource - a comprehensive, reader-friendly guide for transgender people, with each chapter written by transgender or genderqueer authors. Inspired by Our Bodies, Ourselves, the classic and powerful compendium written for and by women, Trans Bodies,Trans Selves is widely accessible to the transgender population, providing authoritative information in an inclusive and respectful way and representing the collective knowledge base of dozens of influential experts. Each chapter takes the reader through an important transgender issue, such as race,religion, employment, medical and surgical transition, mental health topics, relationships, sexuality, parenthood, arts and culture, and many more.Anonymous quotes and testimonials from transgender people who have been surveyed about their experiences are woven throughout, adding compelling, personal voices to every page. In this unique way, hundreds of viewpoints from throughout the community have united to create this strong and pioneeringbook. It is a welcoming place for transgender and gender-questioning people, their partners and families, students, professors, guidance counselors, and others to look for up-to-date information on transgender life.
Publication Date: 2014
The Fenway Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health by This new 2nd edition of The Fenway Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health reflects clinical and social changes since the publication of the first edition. Written by leading experts in the field of LGBT health in conjunction with The Fenway Institute at Fenway Health, one of the most trusted and respected community-based research, education, and care centers, this edition continues to present the important issues facing patients and practitioners, including: Principles for taking an LGBT-inclusive health history Caring for LGBTQ youth, families, and older adults Behavioral Health Care: coming out, intimate partner violence, drug, alcohol, and tobacco use Understanding health care needs of transgender people Development of gender identity in children and adolescents Sexual health and HIV prevention Policy and legal issues The Fenway Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health, Second Edition is a must-have resource for clinicians, students, and researchers working in hospitals, clinics, universities, libraries, and private practices in every community.
Call Number: W84 .AA1 F46 2015 (Kornhauser)
Publication Date: 2015
LGBT Health: Meeting the Needs of Gender and Sexual Minorities by LGBT Health: Meeting the Needs of Gender and Sexual Minorities offers a first-of-its-kind, comprehensive view of mental, medical, and public health conditions within the LGBT community. This book examines the health outcomes and risk factors that gender and sexual minority groups face while simultaneously providing evidence-based clinical recommendations and resources for meeting their health needs. Drawing from leading scholars and practitioners of LGBT health, this holistic, centralized text synthesizes epidemiologic, medical, psychological, sociological, and public health research related to the origins of, current state of, and ways to improve LGBT health. The award-winning editors have assembled LGBT health experts who have conducted extensive research into diverse areas of LGBT health. Sections guide the reader through the entire spectrum of LGBT health, from the historical roots of LGBT health research all the way to modern, emerging lines of inquiry to improve health among diverse gender and sexual minority groups. Specific groundbreaking coverage includes such populations as LGBT veterans; reproductive health and parenting; sexual minority persons living with chronic illness and disability, and more. This encompassing volume serves as a go-to reference, a call to action, and a guide for anyone involved in researching and improving the health of LGBT populations. KEY FEATURESSynthesizes research from the psychological, sociological, medical, and public health fields into a comprehensive discussion of LGBT healthCovers the continuum of health from antecedents and sociocultural determinants through specific evidence-based approaches for improving outcomesIncludes specific focus on a wide range of health outcomes, including topics often neglected in the field such as reproductive health and parenting, intimate partner violence, cancer, and other chronic diseasesSpecifically investigates a variety of LGBT subgroups and their unique health needs including for LGBT veterans, transgender men and women, and racial and ethnic minorities who are LGBTPowerPoint slides with discussion questions available for qualified Instructors
Call Number: RA564.9.H65 L43 2018 (Ekstrom)
Publication Date: 2018
Working with Trans Survivors of Sexual Violence: A Guide for Professionals by This book provides practical advice for professionals working with transgender (including non-binary) people who have survived any form of sexual violence or abuse. It gives professionals an understanding of the impact and trauma of sexual violence on trans people, as well as the additional difficulties they face accessing services that have traditionally been designed to serve cisgendered clients. The authors reveal specific issues faced by trans people as they recover from traumatic sexual experiences, and what steps professionals and organisations can take to meet the needs of the trans community. They also take a critical look at what can be done to reduce discrimination, particularly as many services for sexual violence tend to enforce strict gender segregation which can be exclusionary for trans clients. This book helps mitigate the traumatic effects of sexual violence on trans individuals, by recommending effective responses for all levels of service delivery, from organisational policies to advice for front-line professionals.
Call Number: HV1449 .R96 2019 (Ekstrom)
Publication Date: 2019
Acknowledging Gender and Sex
Short online course from the University of California San Francisco for healthcare providers on creating inclusive environments and services for transgender people.
Affirmative Services for Transgender and Gender Diverse People
Overview of best practices for frontline healthcare staff providing services to transgender and gender nonconforming people.
Affirming Primary Care for Intersex People
Advice on providing primary care services to intersex people from the LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center.
GMLA Cultural Competence Webinars
Three-part webinar series from the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association on providing inclusive, affirming services to LGBT+ patients.
GMLA Guidelines for Care of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Patients
Guidelines from the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association on providing care to LGBT+ patients.
A Guide to Taking a Sexual History
Advice from the CDC on taking sexual histories.
Inclusive Services for LGBT Older Adults
Practical guidance from the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging on creating a welcoming environment for older LGBT+ people.
Bibliography of books, articles, multimedia resources, and websites from the American Library Association for learning more about intersex people and their health.
LGBT Mental Health Syllabus
Online modules geared towards mental health practitioners and trainees related to LGBT+ mental health issues. Topics covered include the history of psychiatry and homosexuality, taking a sexual history, and mental health concerns specific to transgender people, intersex people, and LGBT+ people of color.
National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center Learning Modules
Online learning modules on a variety of topics related to LGBT+ healthcare from the National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center. Some courses qualify for CME credit.
National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center Webinars
Webinars on a variety of topics related to LGBT+ healthcare from the National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center.
Understanding Asexual Identity as a Means to Facilitate Culturally Competent Care
Jones C, Hayter M, Jomeen J. Understanding asexual identity as a means to facilitate culturally competent care: A systematic literature review. J Clin Nurs. 2017 Dec; 26(23-24):3811-3831. DOI: 10.1111/jocn.13862. Review article offering an overview of asexuality and implications for healthcare providers available in PubMed.
WPATH Standards of Care for the Health of Transsexual, Transgender, and Gender Nonconforming People
Guidelines for transition-related care from the World Professional Association for Transgender Health.
LGBT Health and Wellness Competency Certificate
In the University of Louisville's quest to be the most inclusive university in the south, the LGBT Center is proud to offer cutting-edge training for medical, dental, public health, and nursing students. To earn a certificate, participants are required to attend five sessions total over the academic year, with three of the five including the interprofessional sessions.
Safe Zone Training Program
The Safe Zone Training Program of the LGBT Center provides education on the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community that contributes to a safe and welcoming experience for all members of the university as well as LGBT-specific health issues relevant to academic medicine, practice, and research. The center holds two of each training per year. For information about upcoming trainings, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The LGBT Center provides free panels, presentations, and tailored educational sessions to all departments and schools on the Health Sciences Campus on LGBT health-related issues. Email your request to email@example.com.