BHPC: LGBT Diversity Inclusion Case Study: Adolescent



Interactive Module

Target Audience

  • Interprofessionals
  • Registered Nurses


This Behavioral Health in Primary Care (BHPC) case study aids in developing a care plan for an adolescent that demonstrates LGBTQ cultural competency.


About the Series

NURSING IMPROVING MENTAL HEALTH IN THE COMMUNITY is an NYU Meyers Initiative to maximize the potential of the nursing workforce as a vital part of the primary care team to address behavioral health concerns, including substance use and mental health, and mitigate social determinants that serve as barriers to good health.

This project is supported by the New York Community Trust. 

Learning Outcomes

  1. Learn how to integrate LGBT cultural competence into your patient assessment
  2. Identify issues that impact LGBT youth mental health
  3. Learn protective factors for LGBT youth that can help build resilience
  4. Describe best practices for working with LGBT youth


Liz Seidel, MSW 

Project Director 

Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing

NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing