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National Resource Center on LGBT Aging Providers’ Training

October 5, 2011

National Resource Center on LGBT Aging Providers’ Training – Des Moines, Iowa

Topics covered in the training curricula include:

  • Culture, needs, and concerns of LGBT older adults
  • Why LGBT older adults are less likely to access health and social services
  • Best practices, policy and practice areas for increasing inclusiveness and safety for LGBT older adults
  • Tools and education to better serve the LGBT older adults who currently access your services, or who are in need of your services.
  • Health disparities between LGBT older adults and those who are not LGBT
  • Exploring judgments and assumptions, myths and misinformation about HIV and AIDS
  • Recognizing that individuals are entitled to their own diverse opinions and beliefs, and that their actions and behaviors must be consistent with workplace expectations in relation to inclusion and safety for LGBT constituents

For more information about trainings offered by the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging, please see: http://www.lgbtagingcenter.org/about/training.cfm

FORGE is proud to be one of the Center’s training partners.


October 5, 2011
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