Brian Dentoni-Lasofsky, MSN, MSW, PMHNP-BC
Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Community Health Systems
UCSF School of Nursing

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Pediatric Psychiatric Consultation-Liaison Service
Pediatric Outpatient Psychiatry Consult Clinic
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital


Learning objectives:
At the end of this presentation, learners will be able to:

1) Understand the basic concepts of gender-affirming care and how it relates to mental health

2) Describe the reasons why gender-affirming care is important in the mental health setting

3) Identify ways to make the clinical environment gender-affirming

4) Understand how to integrate gender-affirming care into the mental health assessment

5) Identify community resources for patients and clinical staff