Violence, Stigma, and Health Disparities of Sexual and Gender Minority Youth

Conference/Symposium | March 14 | 4-6 p.m. | 150 University Hall

 Paul R. Sterzing, PhD., Assistant Professor, School of Social Welfare, UC Berkeley; Mark L. Hatzenbuehler, PhD, Associate Professor, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University; Dorothy L. Espelage, PhD, Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Florida

 Public Health, School of, Berkeley Center for Social Medicine, Social Welfare, School of, Berkeley Institute of Human Development, The Center for Child and Youth Policy

This two hour symposium presents research from the three leading scholars working at the intersection of social welfare and public health. Examining stigma and violence exposure among sexual and gender minority youth and associated impacts on mental and behavioral health, the panel of scholars will discuss recommendations for future research and the development of prevention, intervention, and policy efforts in this area.