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Meaningful Care Conference is March 29 for healthcare and social service professionals serving the LGBTQ+ community

Logo for 2018 Meaningful Care Conference.

Above: 2018 Meaningful Care Conference logo.

Meaningful Care Conference is March 29 for healthcare
and social service professionals serving the LGBTQ+ community

Happening on March 29, 2018, the Meaningful Care Conference s a day-long training event for healthcare and social service professionals to increase their knowledge about serving members of the LGBTQ+ community as well as community members and policy makers. The 2018 conference theme is “LGBTQ+ Health: Advancing A Diverse Community Together.”

The knowledge shared at this conference is intended to improve health care provision, utilization, satisfaction, and outcomes for LGBTQ+ consumers through expanding access to culturally competent care.

The Meaningful Care Conference is pleased to announce that the keynote address will be delivered by Shane Snowden, Principal at Edgework Consulting and formerly the Founding Director of National LGBT Health & Aging Program at the Human Rights Campaign Foundation and Founding Director of National Center for LGBT Health & Equity at University of California San Francisco. 

Continuing education credit will be available for conference attendees. Previous Meaningful Care Conferences have been accredited by the following organizations: 

  • The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
  • Oregon Board of Pharmacy
  • National Association of Social Workers – Oregon Chapter
  • Addiction Counselor Certification Board of Oregon (ACCBO)
  • The National University of Natural Medicine

If there is accrediting body which participants wish the organizers to include, please email dayna@oraetc.org. For conference related questions, please email pparisot@cascadeaids.org