|The T-House Program Provides The Tools For You To Positively Care For Transgender Patients In A Culturally Sensitive Manner
|National and local research data on the transgender population indicates a dire need for culturally competent medical care providers. Common Issues this population faces are:
- High instances of HIV/AIDS
- Lack of adequate medical care
- Marginalization from general population
- Survival sex work
- Drug addiction
- Mental health issues
- Low self esteem
Everyone Deserves Quality Health Care!
T-House offers at no cost transgender cultural competence training to you and your staff.
Call 954-467-4700 ext. 5604 to schedule training.
|Transgender medicine is not a complex departure from your existing practice! The important aspects are cultural competence, an accepting environment, and willingness to work with a diverse population. Below are links written by doctors who understand transgender medicine. Get the knowledge and become “T” competent!
Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation
Transsexual Women’s Resources
Anne Lawrence M.D. PhD
Hormone Treatment in Transsexuals
Henk Asscheman M.D.
Louis J.G. Gooren M.D.
Medical Therapy and Health Maintenance for Transgender Men
Dr. Gorton and Dr. Buth
Transgender Health and HIV
Transgender Care: Recommended Guidelines, Practical Information, and Personal Accounts
Gianna Israel, Donald Tarver M.D.
Principals of Transgender Medicine and Surgery
Randi Ettner, Stan Monstrey, Evan Eyler
Guidelines for Transgender Care
Walter Bockting PhD
The above identified providers are neither affiliated with nor endorsed by the Broward County
Health Department. They are listed merely as convenience to our transgender community.
The Social Security and Disability
An informational website that provides answers to questions about how to apply for disability, how to appeal a claim in the event of a denial, how to navigate the federal system, and how to avoid certain mistakes that are commonly made by applicants. The site’s author is a former disability examiner for the social security administration.
For more information visit ssdrc.com or for information specific to HIV/AIDS visit ssdrc.com/hiv.html