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THE ETHICAL CASE FOR UNDERSTANDING THE NEEDS OF LGBTQI+ PATIENTS Sponsored by the ACMA MD Chapter

Friday, July 19, 2019, 8:00 AM


PROFESSIONAL TRAINING                                               6.0 CEUs for: SWs, RNs, Case Managers, MDs **This Training provides 2 hours LGBTQ for DC licensed SWs, RNs and MDs and 4 hours of Ethics for DC and MD licensed SWs LGBTQI+ individuals are more likely to experience healthcare access-related challenges and profound disparities in care. These challenges add to prevailing patterns of individual and structural trauma and are further complicated by the culture of healthcare and the dominant medical model that edits out the personal details of the individual receiving care. This training is designed to highlight the relevancy of competent care for LGBTQI+ individuals as well as the ethical need to infuse core social justice concepts into healthcare practice settings. • Consider how perceptions and value systems impact the care provided to LGBTQI+ patients• Examine the effects of the lived experience of LGBTQI+ individuals accessing disparate care• Identify meaningful strategies for effective engagement with LGBTQI+ individuals and families by blood and by        choice PRESENTER:  Susan Westgate, MBA, MSW, LCSW-C                              Sponsored by American Case Management Association Maryland Chapter                                                                                AGENDA 8:00 – 8:45 AM Registration, Networking with Vendors, Continental Breakfast8:45 – 9:00 AM Welcome Remarks, ACMA Maryland Chapter Board Representative9:00 – 10:30 AM The Ethical Case for Understanding the Needs of LGBTQI+ Patients10:30 – 10:45 AM Break (Network with Vendors or each other)10:45 – 12:00 PM The Ethical Case for Understanding the Needs of LGBTQI+ Patients12:00 – 1:00 PM Lunch (provided), Vendor Networking & Door Prize Drawings1:00 – 2:30 PM The Ethical Case for Understanding the Needs of LGBTQI+ Patients2:30 – 2:45 PM Break2:45 – 4:15 PM The Ethical Case for Understanding the Needs of LGBTQI+ Patients4:15 – 4:30 PM Closing Remarks, ACMA Maryland Chapter Board Representative About the Instructor: Susan Westgate, MBA, MSW, LCSW-C is the National Director of Behavioral Health at AbsoluteCare as well as a Clinical Instructor at the University of Maryland School of Social Work. She has participated in a CSWE-sponsored National Trauma Task Force work-group that focused on the intersection of ethics and trauma-informed practice. She has received numerous teaching awards and is published in several professional journals. Questions? Contact Valarie Barnes valarie.d.barnes@medstar.net at 301-877-5569

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