(j) November 11, 2022: Understanding the Unique Experiences of Sexual and Gender Minority Immigrants

Friday, November 11, 2022

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Class offered via Zoom ONLY

Pre-register by November 4, 2021

3 CEHs

$30.00 SLU Alumni and pre-registered SLU practicum instructors

$50.00 All others

Course Description: The course focus is to understand the landscape among immigrants who identify as sexual and gender minority (SGM) individuals (also commonly called LGBTQIA+). Additionally, identifying how health inequities impact SGM immigrants in their access to basic human rights will be explored. This course will also address how current social policies hinder adequate healthcare services within this population.

Presented by: Julia López Ph.D., MPH, LCSW is an Adjunct Professor in the School of Social Work as well as a public health researcher in the field of sexual health using public health and social work theories and frameworks. She has previous clinical experience in a community mental health center. Additional areas of focus for research and presentation include health and mental health with sexual and gender minorities, racial disparities, HIV care, and women’s health.

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