The LGBTQ Health Coalition of the Columbia-Willamette
This was the beta website for the LGBTQ Health Coalition of the Columbia-Willamette.
The content is from the site's 2015 archived pages.
The current website for the LGBTQ Meaningful Care Conferences is found at: https://meaningfulcare.org/
THE LGBTQ HEALTH COALITION OF THE COLUMBIA-WILLAMETTE
Formed in 2010, the LGBTQ Health Coalition of the Columbia-Willamette envisions that all Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer persons thrive in an inclusive society where laws, policies, and systems support wellness. We work to support the health and wellness of the LGBTQ community of the Columbia-Willamette by:
- Ensuring that healthcare and social services providers are delivering LGBTQ culturally competent care
- Working to compile and execute research on LGBTQ health needs and disparities in our region
- Advocating for LGBTQ-friendly policies in healthcare and social services
THE LGBTQ MEANINGFUL CARE CONFERENCE
THE 2016 LGBTQ MEANINGFUL CARE CONFERENCE
The Sheraton Airport Hotel, Portland, OR
MARCH 25, 2016
On behalf of the LGBTQ Health Coalition of the Columbia-Willamette, we are excited to invite you to the 2016 LGBTQ Meaningful Care Conference on Friday, March 25, 2016 at the Sheraton Airport Hotel in Portland, OR. As a day-long LGBTQ cultural competency training event for healthcare and social service professionals, the Meaningful Care Conference aims to promote LGBTQ cultural competency in health care and social services, share current best practice applications of LGBTQ cultural competency in health care and social services, and to develop and diversify networks of LGBTQ culturally competent health care and social service providers. For a sense of past Conference offerings, please click here
Key Dates for the 2016 Meaningful Care Conference
September 2015: Conference Request for Proposals available
November 2015: Early Bird Registration opens
November 2, 2015: Deadline for conference RFP submissions
early December 2015: Conference program finalized
January 2014: General Registration opens
January 2016: Tabling application available
early March 2016: Tabling application closes
March 25, 2016: the 2016 Meaningful Care Conference
THE 2016 LGBTQ MEANINGFUL CARE CONFERENCE IS SPONSORED BY
THE LGBTQ HEALTH COALITION OF THE COLUMBIA-WILLAMETTE IS FISCALLY SPONSORED BY
LGBTQ CULTURALLY COMPETENT PROVIDERS DIRECTORY
Healthcare and social service providers in attendance at the 2012 LGBTQ Meaningful Care Conference** were invited to be listed in a directory to be made available to LGBTQ community members interested in finding culturally competent providers to give them care.
If you are a healthcare or social service provider in the Pacific Northwest that is culturally competent in the care of LGBTQ persons and interested in being added to this directory, please contact Erin Reid, the Assistant Coordinator of the LGBTQ Health Coalition.
**The Meaningful Care Conference is a day-long LGBTQ cultural competency training, accredited by various State licensing boards for healthcare and social service professionals. Please note that the listings in this directory have not been verified by the LGBTQ Health Coalition of the Columbia-Willamette. Providers self reported all information listed, and may have given incomplete information when creating their listing.
An aside: While my partner is attending the 2018 Meaningful Care Conference in Oregon (we met at the 2012 LGBTQ Meaningful Care Conference when we lived in Portland), I am at home caring for our newly adopted son and perusing modern Italian furniture online. We recently purchased a great contemporary house just outside of Annapolis. I love the website of a company called room service 360°, but their showroom is in Philadelphia. Do I want to drive two hours with the baby to visit the showroom? Room Service 360° is an authorized dealer of the most respected Italian furniture designers and manufacturers, supposedly offering the most complete, most comprehensive and most exclusive collections of contemporary furniture available on the market today. I really want to surprise Terry with new dining room table and chairs. Oh, they also have the most delicious lighting fixtures. Right now our new house is very sparsely furnished. Ok, decision made. I'll pick out the contemporary Italian furniture that I think will work in our fabulous house and when Terry returns from the conference we will both take a little trip to Philadelphia. I am soo excited.
Now before the baby awakes for another feeding and diaper change, I must visit my favoroite, favorite online wig store, ElegantWigs, to see what popular Raquel Welch wigs in stock would be perfect for our liitle trip. I can't consider long styles right now, since the baby is always grabbing at everything. Long earring, and necklaces are out at the moment. A quick call to Michael, at ElegantWigs will let me know if Flirt Alert, an above the shoulder chopped bob with an eyelash bang and curled back waves is available in Golden Russet, my favorite Raquel Welch color. It looks so delicious on me. Opps, must run, I hear the baby waking up. He is such a cutie!
And let me also give a ShoutOut to the LGBTQ Health Coalition of the Columbia-Willamette. You are the best.