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Rocky Mountain Short Takes on Suicide Prevention: Transgender Veteran Mental Health Care: Introduction to Terminology, Enhancing Clinical Skills, and Continuing Education

20 November 2017

Dr. Shelby Scott

Did you know that transgender people are up to 3 times more likely to serve in the U.S. military? Or that rates of transgender-related diagnoses are 5 times higher in the V.A. compared to the civilian population? Do you feel ready to work with these Veterans in a culturally sensitive way?

As Transgender Veterans seek VA healthcare at higher rates than ever before, VA providers often have questions regarding how to provide these Veterans with the best care. This podcast is here to help answer your questions!

In honor of Transgender Awareness Month, Dr. Shelby Scott, Denver VA Clinical Psychologist and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Veteran Care Coordinator, spoke with Adam Hoffberg at the Denver VA Rocky Mountain MIRECC to provide a thorough introduction to this topic. Dr. Scott discusses specific clinical recommendations that can improve the way all VA providers serve our transgender Veterans, medical and mental health services provided by the VA, and how to get connected to additional VA and community resources!

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