Equitas Health’s Institute for LGBTQ Health Equity has partnered with WPATH , the World Professional Association for Transgender Health, the international leader in interdisciplinary professional and educational trainings on transgender health, to host a trans health cultural competency training for health care providers Friday,  Saturday, and Sunday October 20-22nd, 2017 at The Ohio State University’s Fawcett Center.

Providers can attend day one of the Transforming Care Conference then attend a 3-day intensive training on transgender healthcare provided by WPATH. Providers must register for both the Transforming Care Conference and WPATH training if they are interested in participating in both learning opportunities. 

Transgender Health: Best Practices in Medical and Mental Health Care

October 20th-22nd

The Ohio State University Fawcett Center
2400 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH
Click Here to Register

Sponsored by the WPATH Global Education Initiative, these are certified WPATH training courses and will count as the first components for members who choose to pursue certification as a WPATH Transgender Health Care Provider.

Friday, October 20th and Saturday, October 21st Best Practices in Medical and Mental Health Care – Foundations Course
Advanced session below are separate courses that run concurrently, not breakout tracks

This 2-day multidisciplinary conference provides foundational evidence based sessions, case discussions and group work. The program based on the WPATH Standards of Care will cover a wide variety of topics. Discussions are designed to enhance your skill sets necessary to effectively work with clients and patients in your practice or gender center.

Best Practices Advanced Course Curriculum
These sessions run concurrently so please choose only one:

Pre-Requisite: Registrant must have previously completed our Foundations Course or have been a WPATH member for more than 5 years.

Saturday, October 21st

  • Best Practices in Mental Health Care: 1-day advanced course for mental health providers
  • Best Practices in Medical Treatment: 1-day course for medical providers

Sunday, October 22nd

Half-Day Post Course Workshops
These sessions run concurrently, so please choose only one:

  • Caring for Children and Adolescents
  • Planning and Documenting for Medical Transition