Chester County

DHS-Drexel - AUG/SEPT 2021 On-Line - Welcoming and Affirming Practice: LGBTQI & Cultural Competency Online Registration

On-Line Training
You will receive a training link in your confirmation.
This course is available NOW through 9/30/21.
Welcoming and Affirming Practice: LGBTQI and Cultural Competency
is an online course sponsored by a grant from SAMHSA

Training offered by Drexel University

Continuing Education Credits            No Cost            1.5 hrs.
Description:  Diversity education is broadening to include not only competencies pertaining to sexual orientation but also fundamental issues of gender identity and biological variation. Creating a non-judgmental and affirming environment for all persons enhances provider’s service delivery and the individual’s care seeking behavior. The focus of this course is on helping you and your program respect and support diversity both in your colleagues and those to whom you provide services. This training can serve as an overview for newer practitioners and programs or as a review for those already practicing these principles.

Learning Objectives:  By the end of this web-based training, participants will be able to:

  • Reviewing cultural competency standards and appreciating diversity;
  • Citing terminology and the persons behind the descriptive words;
  • Exploring coming out, and the benefits of and barriers to this process;
  • Examining our own issues regarding sexuality and gender differences – our beliefs and values;
  • Discussing what we can do to be truly welcoming and affirming.

In order to receive continuing education credit at no cost to you for this course:

  • you must pre-register
  • you must be a Chester County Provider
 You will receive a training link in your confirmation.
This course is available NOW through 9/30/21.
(Click on 9/30/21 link below to register. Due to an issue with the software we need to include a date/time on the initial link; the course is available NOW.)

Please click on the date that you would like to register for. If you cannot click on a date, it is because all time slots are filled for that date. TO CANCEL A RESERVATION, go to, select the cancel link and enter the cancellation code provided in your confirmation email. DO NOT SEND RESERVATION OR CANCELLATION REQUESTS TO THE BELOW DHS TRAININGS MAILBOX.

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