Mid-Atlantic Regional Public Health Training Center

Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Expression, and Sex Characteristics

This is an all levels course offering CPH — Free
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CEU

CPH

Cost

Free

Time to Start

< 3 minutes

Length

0.75 hours

Overview

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This training aims to support public health practitioners and researchers in deepening their knowledge about Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity & Expression, and Sex Characteristics (SOGIESC) terms, the health disparities faced by populations with different SOGIESC characteristics and identities, and things to consider when measuring SOGIESC. Module 1SOGIESC Health Disparities, provides an overview of terminology and examples of disparities affecting SOGIESC minority groups. Module 2SOGIESC Measurement, discusses various ways in which SOGIESC data is collected, as well as the considerations researchers and practitioners should take into account when designing measurement efforts.

This learning opportunity topic is aligned with one or more of the strategic skills.  

This learning opportunity addresses training topics identified in PHWINS 2017. 

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What You'll Learn

  • Define sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and sex characteristics (SOGIESC) terms;
  • Describe health disparities impacting SOGIESC minorities;
  • Distinguish between measures assessing various SOGIESC constructs;
  • Evaluate measures aiming to identify SOGIESC minorities; and
  • Discuss implications and ethical considerations of measurement.

Competency Terms

Cultural Competency Skills
Population Diversity
Cultural Influence on Policies, Programs, & Services

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Related Job Tasks

Inform, educate, and empower people about health concerns
Provide education to the public

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