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Affirmative and Knowledgeable Healthcare for LGBTQ+ People

September 11 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am


Affirmative and Knowledgeable
Healthcare for LGBTQ+ People

Friday September 11, 2020
9:00 am – 10:30 am

Live Virtual Event
via the Zoom Platform

This program is designed to lead participants through an understanding of the LGBTQ+ community and its unique culture, language, and health disparities. The goal is to improve communication and knowledge in healthcare delivery in an affirming environment.


9:00 am – 9:30 am Affirmation through Effective Communication
Best practices for creating an affirming environment

Christina Cruz, PhD
Education Specialist
Berkshire Health Systems
9:30 am – 10:30 am Providing Affirmative Healthcare
Jeremy Stoepker, MD
Community Health Programs
Lee Family Practice

Pre-Registration Required


Berkshire AHEC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5585. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Berkshire AHEC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Berkshire AHEC is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Association Massachusetts an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Berkshire AHEC is recognized as an approved provider by the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Nursing Home Administrators to offer continuing education credits for nursing home administrators. Provider NH-09015-002. 1.5 Contact Hours

Application for psychologist continuing education credits has been submitted. Please contact us at 413-842-5160 for the status of psychologist CE accreditation.

Application for social work continuing education credits has been submitted. Please contact us at 413-842-5160 for the status of social work CE accreditation.

This course has been approved by Berkshire AHEC, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 1.5 CE. NAADAC Provider #103559, Berkshire AHEC is responsible for all aspects of its programing.

Application for marriage and family therapist continuing education credits has been submitted. Please contact us at 413-842-5160 for the status of marriage and family therapist CE accreditation.

Successful Completion Requirements for Continuing Education Credits

Participants must sign-in and out, attend the entire program, and complete a program evaluation to receive continuing education credits. Certificates will be distributed to participants at the end of the program.

Special Requests

If you are hearing impaired, or are a person who is differently abled who requires accommodations, please contact Berkshire AHEC 15 days prior to the training.


A refund of the continuing education fee, minus a $5 processing charge, is only available up until two weeks prior to a conference.


Berkshire AHEC reserves the right to cancel a program due to low registration, speaker cancellation, or other uncontrollable circumstances. Notice of cancellation will be provided to registrants by phone, email, and on the berkshireahec.org website. Refunds will be issued within 14 days of a canceled program.

Disclosure Policy

It is the policy of Berkshire AHEC to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its individually and jointly sponsored programs. All planners and faculty participating in Berkshire AHEC programs are expected to disclose any conflicts of interest that they or their spouse/partner may have that has a direct bearing on the content of the continuing education program.

Grievance Procedure

It is the policy of Berkshire AHEC to provide a complaint resolution procedure that is timely and responsive to consumers of our services. Individuals wishing to register a grievance should contact the Center Director of Berkshire AHEC at 413-842-5160.


September 11
9:00 am - 10:30 am


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