Instructor and family therapist James Guay is friendly, approachable -- and a strong advocate for LGBTQ rights. He understands the wide range of knowledge and experience that therapists may have as they approach the topic, and addresses issues of language and treatment clearly and openly, without judgment.
Fundamentals of Therapy with LGBTQ Clients aims to give practical guidance for providing a welcoming and affirmative psychotherapy experience to clients who identify as members of the LGBTQ community. Topics include validating language, systems of oppression, and addressing the unique needs of this population.
1 Hour CE. Video Format.
Describe the differences between being LGBTQ friendly versus LGBTQ informed
Differentiate between sex, gender and sexual orientation
Define essential LGBTQ terminology, including a recognition of how language is self-determined and changes over time
Recognize at least three effects of societal oppression, including how this can intersect with various identities
Identify at least three characteristics of LGBTQ Affirmative Psychotherapy
Format & Length:
Video format; Total running time 70 minutes
To obtain your CE certificate, you must progress through all course segments, complete a satisfaction survey, and obtain a score of 80% or higher on a course completion quiz.
Who Should Attend:
Counselors, clinical social workers, marriage and family therapists and substance abuse counselors.
Financial Support Statement:
SimplePractice Learning pays course presenters for their teaching. There is no other financial support for this course.
Conflict of Interest Statement:
There is no potential conflict of interest or outside commercial support for this course.
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NAADAC Approval Status:
This course has been approved by SimplePractice, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 1 Hour CE. NAADAC Provider #186410. SimplePractice is responsible for all aspects of their programming. Click here to view our complete CE approval information.