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Last approved: Wed, 06 Apr 2016 09:22:55 GMT

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Professional Psychology (PSYD)
LGBT Health Current Topic
LGBT Health Current Topic
Fall 2016
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Discussion Group
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students in the graduate certificate in LGBT health policy and practice program; permission of the instructor may be substituted



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Contemporary, trans-affirmative perspectives on the health, mental health, and policy needs of transgender persons and their communities.
As a result of completing this course, students will be able to: 1. Demonstrate a foundational and nuanced understanding of who trans and gender queer people are and essentials of their core psychological, physical health, and healthcare needs and experiences 2. Demonstrate emerging skills for educating others about trans health issues and advocating for trans health needs. 3. Apply critical thinking skills to understanding ways health professionals and healthcare systems have mis-served trans and gender queer people, and generate scientifically grounded ideas for what can be done to remedy existing problems. 4. Develop a scientifically grounded vision for how your professional trajectory can incorporate work on trans health issues. 5. Advance in the development of professional-level library research, interviewing, oral presentation, group and community collaboration, advocacy, and writing skills.
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