Whole-Health Assessment 2.0
Formerly accredited by
Continuing education credits will no longer be offered for this couse as of October 4, 2019.
Not a medical professional? No problem! You don’t need a medical background to get valuable information from these trainings.
Leading this Training:
- Terrance Moore: Nothing to disclose
- Nathaniel Currie, DSW, MSW, LICSW: Nothing to disclose
- Leonard Moore, MD, MPH: Nothing to disclose
- Quintin Robinson, MD: Gilead Sciences
Independent Reviewers and Planners:
- Kathleen Matikonis, MA: Nothing to disclose
- Andrea Weddle: Nothing to disclose
- Carole Treston: Nothing to disclose
Planners and Staff:
- Terrance Moore: Nothing to disclose
- Milanes Morejon: Nothing to disclose
In this training, health service providers expand on the intersecting issues that impact the overall physical, emotional and mental well-being of young Black men who have sex with men (MSM). In order to facilitate our understanding of this topic, the trainers present a case study, Shawn, who is an 18-year-old young Black MSM from Jackson, Mississippi. Shawn comes from a religious household and reports symptoms of insomnia and anal itching to his health care provider. The trainers discuss behavioral and mental health disparities among this patient population, the importance of integrating discussions of sexual pleasure into provider-patient conversations and the myriad factors that affect engagement, linkage and retention to care among YBMSM. They conclude the course by offering a wide-range of clinical practice strategies to engage this population in care and to prevent the perpetuation of implicit bias, medical mistrust and stigma in the clinical setting.
- January 2018
CME/CNE Term of Approval
- September 2020 - ANAC
- September 2020 – IDSA/HIVMA
- Physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who treat MSM, gay, bisexual, and transgender patients
At the end of this module you’ll be able to:
- Identify the factors affecting the mental health of young black men who have sex with men (YBMSM)
- Assess YBMSM patients for depression, anxiety, and PTSD
- Discuss sexual pleasure as part of a patient’s sexual health assessment
- Discuss the factors affecting engagement, linkage, and retention to care among YBMSM
- Implement clinical practice strategies to increase YBMSM engagement in care
- Describe the impact of medical mistrust, bias, and stigma on YBMSM engagement in care YBMSM engagement in care
Leading this Training
Deputy Executive Director, NASTAD
Terrance Moore Deputy Executive Director of NASTAD and the Director of the Center for Engaging Black MSM Across the Care Continuum. He manages member technical assistance activities and policy development, oversees the organization’s domestic programs portfolio, including health care access, HIV prevention, hepatitis and health equity. Prior to his current role, Terrance the driving force behind the expansion of NASTAD’s gay men’s portfolio as the director of the Policy and Health Equity teams. Terrance also worked for the National Prison Project of the American Civil Liberties Union and served as a legislative aide for Senators Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Christopher Dodd (D-CT). Terrance is a graduate of Howard University.
Nathaniel Currie, DSW, LICSW/LCSW-C
New York, New York
Dr. Nathaniel Currie is a clinician, consultant and educator with over ten years of experience specializing in HIV education, advocacy and post diagnosis therapeutic intervention, sexual health, health behavior, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Social Work education. After obtaining his Master of Social Work degree from Simmons College School of Social Work in Boston, MA, and advanced clinical licensure, he has gone on to work for Johns Hopkins Medicine and Us Helping Us People into Living, the District of Columbia Department of Child & Family Services, and in multiple agencies and private practice offices as both a clinician and consultant. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy and Practice where he earned a Doctor of Social Work. He is passionate and knowledgeable on issues of equality, youth homelessness, and the intersection of Black men, mental health, and infectious disease
Leo Moore, MD, MPH
Associate Medical Director / Clinical Prevention Specialist, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
Los Angeles, CA
Leo Moore, MD, MPH, is the Associate Medical Director and Clinical Prevention Specialist of the Division of HIV and STD programs (DHSP) for the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. In this role, he works to expand access to behavioral and biomedical HIV prevention tools, including pre- and post-exposure prophylaxis, by overseeing a CDC-funded agreement between DHSP and contracted organizations. Dr. Moore has shared his professional experiences through orations at the United States Conference on AIDS (USCA), Creating Change Conference, and recently as a panelist at the ESSENCE Music Festival. He is a practicing primary care internal medicine and HIV physician at North Hollywood Community Health Services. Dr. Moore is a graduate of Morehouse School of Medicine. He completed his residency in primary care internal medicine at Yale University School of Medicine, and recently completed his Masters of Science in Health Policy and Management at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Quintin Robinson, MD
Infectious Diseases Physician, AbsoluteCARE Medical Center and Pharmacy
Quintin Robinson, MD is an infectious diseases physician at AbsoluteCARE Medical Center and Pharmacy in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Robinson’s medical training began at Morehouse School of Medicine, where he later completed his residency in internal medicine and served as Chief Resident at Grady Memorial Hospital. His Infectious Diseases Fellowship at the University of Maryland focused on domestic HIV. Dr. Robinson is board-certified in internal medicine and infectious diseases, a certified HIV Specialist by the American Academy of HIV Medicine, and a member of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Dr. Robinson has also served as a clinical consultant to the Southeastern AIDS Education and Training Center Minority AIDS Initiative.