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2SLGBTQ+ Cultural & Clinical Competencies Webinar

2SLGBTQ+ Cultural & Clinical Competencies

With Tanya Neumeyer,

Training and Education Specialist – 2SLGBTQ+ Health, Rainbow Health Ontario


Juan-Sebastian Ortiz,

Training and Education Specialist – 2SLGBTQ+ Health, Rainbow Health Ontario

A Mental Health Commission of Canada report found that about 30 per cent of 2SLGBTQ+ respondents who consume alcohol reported increased consumption since the start of the pandemic, a 50 per cent higher than among non-2SLGTQ+ respondents. A program of Sherbourne Health, Rainbow Health Ontario (RHO) creates opportunities for the healthcare system to better serve 2SLGBTQ+ communities. RHO offers evidence-based training for healthcare providers across the province to feel more clinically and culturally competent in caring for their 2SLGBTQ+ service users. In this webinar, you will be introduced to the unique health needs of the 2SLGBTQ+ community, be familiarized with RHO’s course catalogue and other resources, and learn about the possible learning pathways to increase your 2SLGBTQ+ cultural and clinical competencies.


  • Showcase the heightened experience 2SLGBTQ+ community members are having within the mental health and addictions realm
  • Understand the need for 2SLGBTQ+ specific mental health and addiction programming
  • Discuss how practitioners can seek out training opportunities to create and foster safe treatment spaces

Date: August 25, 2022 – 12pm ET, 9am PT

Duration: 1-hour (45-minute presentation followed by a 15-minute Q&A)


This webinar provides 1.0 CEU credits recognized by the CACCF, CCPA, MDPAC, and CVRP.

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