(Education and Consultative Services (formerly OERP) of UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital) Microsoft Teams Learning Series: Suicidality and Adversity Among Transgender Adolescents, June 30 2020
This workshop will provide clinicians with: (1) an introduction to transgender identities among
teenagers, (2) a description of recent research describing suicidality among transgender adolescents,
and (3) a discussion of psychosocial stressors which could underlie mental health disparities among
All medical professionals, behavioral health professionals, school personnel, community members, researchers.
By the completion of this session, participants should be able to:
1. Define what it means to have a gender minority, or transgender, identity
2. Describe current research evidence documenting elevated rates of suicidality among transgender youth, including which subgroups could have the highest risk for engaging in suicidal behavior
3. Describe psychosocial stressors which could underlie mental health disparities among transgender youth.
Brian Thoma, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry, UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital Pittsburgh, PA
No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any proprietary entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients to disclose.
Accreditation and credit designation
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The University of Pittsburgh School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Healthcare Professionals
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 1.00 Attendance