Join OMA and Equitas Health for our Pre-Conference workshop in Dayton!
The LGBTQ community is growing both in size and visibility. This introductory training will provide you with the knowledge, skills, and behaviors needed to best serve this community. Differences between sexual orientation, sex assigned at birth, gender identity, and gender expression will be discussed. Disparities experienced by the LGBTQ community will be highlighted.
Essential questions for this pre-conference workshop include:
What does it mean when we say a person is LGBTQ?
Why is it important that LGBTQ people see themselves represented at historical sites and museums?
How can participants interact with LGBTQ people in a culturally competent manner?
The goals for this session include:
Participants will understand what it means to be LGBTQ, and the challenges LGBTQ people face daily.
Participants will help create a safer and more inclusive environment for LGBTQ visitors and fellow staff.
Participants will utilize best practices for interacting with LGBTQ visitors and fellow staff in a culturally humble manner.
When: Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Where: Holiday Inn Dayton-Fairborn, 2800 Presidential Dr, Fairborn, OH 45324
Speaker: Karen R. Nicosia, Education Manager, Institute for LGBTQ Health Equity, Equitas Health
Registration: $15 OMA members; $25 non-members
Registration deadline: April 13, 2018