Online Program

Trans Life: Programmatic ways of addressing structural and socioeconomic barriers to health

Monday, November 2, 2015 : 9:14 a.m. - 9:27 a.m.

Josie Lynne Paul, MA, LCSW, Chicago House TransLife Center, Chicago, IL

This speaker will present a novel program addressing the structural and socioeconomic barriers transgender and other gender variant individuals face, including within the employment, legal, and housing spheres. The speaker will also address ways of conceptualizing social determinants of health within the direct service program.

Learning Areas:

Diversity and culture
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health

Learning Objectives:
Describe a model of addressing structural and socioeconomic barriers faced by transgender individuals in the pursuit of health and well-being.

Keyword(s): Gender

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have provided clinical services and managed social service programs for over 25 years, including program development, program implementation, program operations, outcome tracking, program evaluation, and grant and licensure management. For the past nine months, my experience has been specific to trans health, housing, legal, and employment program management.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.