Resources for Occupational Therapy Practitioners,

Educators, and Students

Understanding LGBTQ+ culture enables practitioners to better understand and communicate with LGBTQ+ clients, and, therefore, provide more effective treatment. There are many resources that have been developed to help healthcare providers and other professionals improve their LGBTQ+ cultural awareness.

Below are resources for professionals in many different fields, as well as trainings designed for practitioners in specific fields. If you know of additional resources that should be added to these lists, please click here.

In Person:

Canada
Quebec 
Coalition des Familles LGBT (LGBT Family Coalition) 
The Canadian Center for Gender + Sexual Diversity
Ontario 
Rainbow Health Ontario
United States
Alaska
Identity, Inc.
Arizona
LGBTQ Consortium
The University of Arizona LGBTQ Affairs 
 
Arkansas
Center for Artistic Revolution: Safe Schools
California
Family Acceptance Project
Los Angeles LGBT Center
Colorado
Out Boulder County
RANGE Consulting
Connecticut 
Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
Delaware 
Planned Parenthood of Delaware
Pride Council: Training for Delaware Schools
Florida
ElderSource Institute
JASMYN
Georgia

The Health Initiative

Illinois 

Illinois Department of Human Rights 

Indiana

Indiana Youth Group

Iowa

Heartland Area Education Agency

One Iowa

Louisiana 

Louisiana State University: The LGBTQ+ Project 

NOAGE (New Orleans Advocates for GLBT Elders) 

Maine

EqualityMaine

Maryland

PFLAG

Massachusetts 

MaeBright Group​

Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition

Michigan 

Equality Michigan

Out Center

Out Front Kalamazoo
 

Minnesota

Training to Serve 

Out Front Minnesota

Missouri

PROMO

Montana

EmpowerMT 

New Jersey
Hudson Pride Center
QSpot

New Mexico

Equality New Mexico

The Mountain Center

Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico

New York

Callen-Lorde Community Health Center

LGBT Network

National LGBT Cancer Network

New York State United Teachers

 
North Carolina 

Safe Schools NC

UNC Chapel Hill LGBT Center

North Dakota 

Dakota OutRight 

North Dakota Safe Zone

Ohio

LGBT Community Center - Greater Cleveland

The City of Columbus

Oregon

Basic Rights Oregon

Oregon Safe Schools & Communities Coalition

Trans Active Gender Center

Trans*Ponder

Pennsylvania

Bradbury-Sullivan Center

The Attic Youth Center

The Mazzoni Center

Texas

Coastal Bend Wellness Foundation 

Texas Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues in Counseling

TexVet

The Montrose Center

Utah

Equality Utah

Utah Pride Center

Vermont

Pride Center of Vermont

Washington

Rainbow Center

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