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2.5 CE Practice with LGBTQIA+ Community 101

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Practicing Therapy with LGBTQIA+ Clients Module 1: Community 101 with Chris McLaughlin, MSW, LCSW


2.5 clock hour Continuing Education Credits are provided as a recorded home-study session. Full Course Details: Nearly 1 in 4 transgender individuals have avoided seeking needed health care due to fear of discrimination and mistreatment at their provider’s office because of their gender identity. In 2021, 45% of LGBTQIA+ youth across the United States said that they had “seriously considered” suicide while 14% had made at least 1 attempt. For trans youth, that number was much higher. Yet, 1 in 4 LGBTQIA+ youth said that they have been unable to access behavioral health care during the pandemic. As clinicians and health care providers, we must do better. Part 1 of the LGBTQIA+ Certificate Program is a combined 101 and 201 training for health care professionals of all disciplines and across treatment settings who are looking to better support LGBTQIA+ individuals accessing services. This training will provide an overview of essential terms and concepts and will focus on how to combat health care disparities for this population by increasing competencies for staff in the areas of trans-affirming practices and LGBTQIA+ representation. Learning Objectives: 1) Define terms associated with the LGBTQIA+ community 2) Review several key concepts related to the LGBTQIA+ community 3) Introduce a model of coming out for the LGBTQIA+ community 4) Become more familiar with the history of LGBTQIA+ rights in the United States 5) Bring awareness of the risk factors associated with the LGBTQIA+ community 6) Bring awareness of the health care disparities associated with the LGBTQIA+ community 7) Describe how Bias & Microaggression can impact clinical care of the LGBTQIA+ community 8) Educate on concepts of Pronouns/Dead Names 9) Provide awareness of the core concept of allyship

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