Behavioral Health Providers

Workshops conducted by Mazzoni Center’s training team are tailored to meet the individual needs of each requesting site.

Trainings can be designed for:

  • licensed social workers, counselors, and therapists,
  • case managers, 
  • crisis support staff,
  • intake coordinators, 
  • front-desk and medical support staff, 
  • students and associate counselors, or
  • providers in non-therapeutic settings seeking behavioral health information about LGBTQ communities. 

After our training, attendees will be able to: 

  • Demonstrate knowledge and consideration of LGBTQ terminology, language, and identities, specific to the behavioral health profession.
  • Differentiate between the categories of sex assigned at birth, gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation.
  • Identify best practices in HIV and STD prevention.
  • Contrast the distinctions between medical, legal, and social transitions for transgender and gender non-conforming (TGNC) individuals and apply three clinical tools for improving mental health services for TGNC patients.
  • Recognize the impact of implicit bias on the provider-patient relationship. 
  • Describe the importance of providing culturally-competent care to clients from the LGBTQ communities and the impact this practice will have on reducing health disparities among these communities.

Techniques used:

  • Lecture
  • Discussion
  • Case study analyses
  • Role-play
  • Small group learning

To Schedule a Training Consultation:

Professional Training Request Form