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Gender Identity 101: Meeting Clients Where They are to Prevent HIV

May 19, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm



What is an Independent Study?

An independent study is a self-paced course that you take on your own time. Once you register, you have access to the course whenever you want. Keep the confirmation email for the link.


About this Independent Study

An important part of HIV prevention and treatment is connecting clients with care and helping them to remain in care. Some clients whose gender does not fit into the easy classification of male or female are denied service or feel so unwelcome that they avoid seeking treatment altogether. Take this one hour course to learn more about gender and how you can help people whose gender does not conform to common expectations.


As a result of completing this course, clinicians, counselors, community health workers, and other health care staff will be able to discuss aspects of gender identity, gender discrimination and gender-related health disparities and how they impact clients. They will practice skills for assessing and treating gender-diverse clients who may be at risk for HIV or who have HIV.


Who Should Attend?

Nurses, clinicians, counselors, community health workers, and other health care staff who work with clients who may be at risk of HIV or who have HIV.



Lisa Schergen, MPH


Registration & Fees

The independent study is free of charge.

There is no fee for a certificate of participation, CNE Certificate, or other certificate.


Expiration date

This activity was originally released on May 15, 2017 and is available for continuing education credit until May 14, 2019.


Register online: This will take you to our collaborator’s PIF form, which assists them with research and reporting.  Once you fill out that information, you will be directed to our registration page.





Free on-demand online training!

Target Audience:

Health Educator, Mental Health Professional, Nurse, Nurse practitioner, Public Health Professional, Physician, Physician Assistant, Social Worker, Substance Abuse Professional,

CE Credits:

Nursing, Social Work,

CE Credits:

Nursing, Social Work,

Questions / Contact:


Hosted By:

Central Office – Dallas