Addressing the Needs of LGBTQ+ Youth - For Staff Part I | Children's Behavioral Health Program Series

Christina A. Patterson, Ph.D

Online CME Credit

Fee: $0.00

Provides 1.75 hours of CE/CME credit (Presented on March 1, 2023; Reviewed on May 1, 2023; Expires May 1, 2025)


This session topic is part of an online series presented by the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services focused on the core elements of children's behavioral health. To view all session topics in this series, please click on the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services Children's Behavioral Health Program Series.

Learning Objectives

Following participation in this course, participants should be able to:

  • Define cultural, social, and clinical awareness regarding LGBTQ+ youth
  • Demonstrate familiarity with gender identity terminology
  • Explain LGBTQ+ population needs in various settings
  • Describe the special healthcare and mental health considerations among the LGBTQ+ youth population
  • Evaluate resources and support to competently and confidently serve the LGBTQ+ youth community

Program Support

The State of Nevada, Division of Child and Family Services (D.C.F.S.) – Pediatric Mental Health Care Access Grant is responsible for payment to secure Continuing Medical Education (C.M.E.) units for these Online Training Videos. State of Nevada, DCFS – Pediatric Mental Health Care Access Grant staff will not profit in any way from participant viewing of these four Online Training Videos and Grant funds are managed in accordance with the ACGME Standards for Commercial Support.

This program is supported by Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $2,198,584 with 0% financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit