How to improve accessibility in Canadian health care for LGBT2Q+ clients (March 5, 2019)

How to improve accessibility in Canadian health care for LGBT2Q+ clients (March 5, 2019)


How to improve accessibility in Canadian health care for LGBT2Q+ clients

Presenter: Nicola Schaan, Rebecca Alley & Samantha Repa

At least three per cent of Canadians identify as LGBT2Q+ and the health care provided to these individuals overwhelmingly lacks sensitivity and competency based on the literature. Occupational therapists can have a key role in improving accessibility in Canadian health care to these individuals. This webinar will provide an overview of the LGBT2Q+ community and the experiences of these individuals within the Canadian heath care system. Concrete suggestions for practice will be shared to lay the groundwork for health providers to offer more inclusive and accessible services. A case study will illustrate how to apply these suggestions into occupational therapy practice.

After taking this webinar, participants will: 

  1. Be able to define “LGBT2Q+” and at least one identity not in the acronym.
  2. Understand at least four implications of sexuality and gender on practice on an individual and institutional level.
  3. Be able to identify at least three strategies for change that can implemented on an individual level in your own practice.
Intermediate (3-5 years of experience in this specific practice or topic area)
Areas of practice
Medical/ Legal, Researchers, Educators, Service Administration, Client Service Management, Mental health, Cognitive, Musculoskeletal, Neurological/ Neuromuscular, Cardiovascular and Respiratory, Digestive/ Metabolic/ Endocrine, General Physical Health, Vocational Rehabilitation, Palliative/ End-of-life care, Health Promotion and Wellness, Service Administration

Client age groups
Children (5-12 years old), Adolescents (13-19 years old), Adults (20-64 years old), Seniors (65+ years old)

This purchase is for individual access to the On-Demand Practice Evidence Webinar from February 5th, 2019. Access to the recording, a script, the handout and a certificate is provided by email immediately following purchase. No cancellations/refunds will be provided once the purchase is completed. Please visit the Webinars FAQ for technical requirements and additional information.

This access will expire on February 28, 2022.

Use Credits
Individual Credits
Nicola Schaan, Rebecca Alley & Samantha Repa

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