Not Just Straight Talk: Culturally Competent Care and Ally Training
My talk will focus on the unique experiences and stressors experienced by members of the LGBTQ+ community, and offer clinical approaches and outreach opportunities for culturally competent care of its members.
Learning Objective 1: Why LGBTQ+ people have needs different from straight and/or cis peop le
Learning Objective 2: How the oppression LGBTQ+ people experience affects mental health
Learning Objective 3: Tips for culturally competent mental health care practice
How to offer SafeZone training and other outreach designed to support the LGBTQ+ community
Dr. Laura Holt is a psychologist and outreach coordinator for University of Missouri-St. Louis. Her research and clinical interests include gender, sexuality, and LGBTQ issues; interpersonal relationships; emotional regulation; social justice; and distress tolerance. She is a graduate of Indiana University and completed her dissertation on female sexual identity and sexual satisfaction via the Kinsey Institute.”