(Education and Consultative Services (formerly OERP) of UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital) Microsoft Teams Learning Series: Suicidality and Adversity Among Transgender Adolescents, June 30 2020

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

transgender youth.

 

Target Audience

All medical professionals, behavioral health professionals, school personnel, community members, researchers.

Learning Objectives

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.

 

 

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 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
Course opens: 
12/02/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2020
Event starts: 
06/30/2020 - 11:00am
Event ends: 
06/30/2020 - 12:00pm
Microsoft Teams
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Brian Thoma, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry, UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital Pittsburgh, PA

Faculty Disclosure

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.

Physician (CME)

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.

Available Credit

  • 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
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