LGBT Veteran Training Program Description LGBT Veteran Training Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Program oversees educational programs on LGBT health in VHA. We provide ongoing educational programs for VHA staff about best practices in LGBT healthcare. They are designed to shape the environment of care for enhanced health, well-being and quality of life for LGBT Veterans. LGBT Veteran Online Training, available on-demand outside the VA We provide ongoing educational programs for VHA staff about best practices in LGBT healthcare. Many of these trainings are on our internal VA websites but two trainings in our “Do, Ask, Do Tell” series and three modules on Transgender health are available on-demand outside the VA: “Do Ask, Do Tell: A Practical, Patient-Centered Approach to Working with Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Veterans | AAMC An Introduction to Transgender Veteran Care * Prescribing Cross-Sex Hormones * Transgender Mental Health Services Program * Internal Training Programs Training interdisciplinary VA clinical teams in transgender Veteran care via Specialty Care Access Network - Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (SCAN-ECHO). Provision of consultation on transgender Veteran care to VA healthcare providers via regional E-Consultation teams. LGBT Postdoctoral Psychology Fellowship Training Positions Postdoctoral Psychology Fellowship Training Positions with an Emphasis on Interprofessional Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Health Care for Veterans. Purpose: The purpose of this announcement is to request applications for a one-year Postdoctoral Psychology Fellowship position for training in Clinical or Health Psychology with an emphasis in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) interprofessional health care for Veterans. The objective of this fellowship is to increase VA’s capacity to provide culturally and clinically appropriate care to LGBT Veterans. The nine sites include Bedford, Boston, Chicago, Honolulu, Houston, Milwaukee, San Diego, San Francisco, and West Haven. The fellows will receive specialty clinical training with LGBT Veterans in diverse clinics and will complete a research or scholarly project during their academic year (2016-2017). Eligible Fellows: Psychology fellows must have completed all requirements of an APA-accredited psychology doctoral program and an APA-accredited internship. Fellows must be US citizens. To find out more please visit the VA Psychology Training Website. Websites Bedford Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial VA Medical Center Training Director: Richard Amodio, PhD Track Director: Stephen Gresham, PhD website: psychologytraining.va.gov/bedford/ POC email: Stephen.Gresham@va.gov Boston VA Boston Healthcare System (VABHS) Training Director: Amy Silberbogen, PhD Track Directors: Colleen Sloan, PhD website: boston.va.gov/psychologytraining/fellowship.asp POC email: firstname.lastname@example.org Chicago Hines VA Hospital Training Director: Caroline Hawk, PhD Track Director: Jamie Mathews, Psy.D. website: hines.va.gov/about/Psych_Post.asp POC email: email@example.com Hawaii Honolulu - VA Pacific Islands Health Care System (VAPIHCS) Training Director: Shiloh Jordan, PhD Track Director: Dennis Perez, PhD website: psychologytraining.va.gov/honolulu/ POC email: Dennis.Perez@va.gov Houston Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center Training Director: Ellen Teng, PhD Track Director: Michael Kauth, PhD website: Houston Education/Psychology Internship & Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Overview POC email: Ellen.firstname.lastname@example.org Milwaukee Milwaukee VA Medical Center Training Director: Jim Hart, PhD Track Director: Gregory Simons, PhD website: psychologytraining.va.gov/milwaukee/ POC email: Gregory.SimonsJr@va.gov San Diego VA San Diego Healthcare System Training Director: Brian Buzzella, PhD, ABPP Track Director: Sarah Nunnink, PhD website: psychologytraining.va.gov/sandiego/ POC email: Sarah.Nunnink@va.gov San Francisco San Francisco VA Medical Center Training Director: Samuel Wan, PhD Track Director: Angela Waldrop, PhD website: sanfrancisco.va.gov/docs/2014-2015_Psych_Postdoctoral_Brochure.pdf POC email: Angela.Waldrop@va.gov West Haven West Haven - VA Connecticut Healthcare System Training Director: Joanne Fiszdon, PhD Track Director: Lynette Adams, PhD website: psychologytraining.va.gov/westhaven/ POC email: Email: Lynette.Adams@va.gov *Link will take you outside of the RI Office of Veterans Affairs (VA) Website. RI VA does not endorse and is not responsible for the content of the linked websites. The link will open in a new window for the content of the linked websites.