Course Information

  • Audience: Primary Care, Mental Health workers, school staff, public health, non-profit organizations working with children and families
  • Format: Online Webinar
  • Date/Time: February 22, 2018
    2:00-3:00 PM
  • Price: Free
  • Length: 1 hour
  • Credential(s) eligible for contact hours: Certificate of completion
  • Competencies: Public Health Science Skills
  • Learning Level: Awareness
  • Supplemental materials: PowerPoint


  • None

About this Webinar

This webinar provides thoughtful instruction about youth across a spectrum of gender and/or sexual identities as an important foundation for today’s schools, health, public health and service providers. This webinar will provide an overview of concepts and appropriate terminology. It will then describe emerging best practices to ensure sound accommodations and equitable access for queer and trans kids.

While the data cited are from to Vermont Youth Risk Behavior survey, the underlying practice and public health implications are applicable to all states and jurisdictions.

What you’ll learn

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Name two actions you can take to ensure equitable access for all queer/trans youth.
  • Identify two risk factors and protective factors in the lives of LGBTQ+ youth
  • Differentiate between current terminology as it relates to gender and sexuality.

Subject Matter Expert

  • Dana Kaplan – he/him
    Executive Director
    Outright Vermont

Registration and Contact Hours

Go HERE to register for this webinar. If you have any trouble accessing the webinar, contact

The Certificate of Completion will include the length of the webinar. Generally 50 – 60 minutes is equivalent to 1 contact hour. Contact hours may be applicable towards continuing education requirements for certain credentials. Check with your credentialing body to verify if the topic meets its continuing education requirements.