OTs In Pelvic Health

Supporting the LGBTQIA+ Community with Debbie Victor

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Episode notes

What we talked about in today's episode:

  1. What are some of the challenges that LGBTQIA+ community may be facing, including political/legal barriers, societal concerns, health care trauma, lack of supportive environment, and mental health concerns? How might these challenges affect the care that OT's provide? 
  2. What are some of the strengths of the LGBTQ+ community?
  3. What are some practical, day to day ways that  OT's can create a welcoming space for LGBTQ+ clients?
  4. Can you share some attitude changes that OT practitioners can be make to be more inclusive of LGBTQ+ clients?
  5. What is the potential for OT practitioners to make a significant change in the lives of clients?

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