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Overview for Providers Treating LGBT Clients in Substance Abuse Treatment

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Course Description:

This course is based on a publication the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) and is designed to provide mental health and substance abuse counselors with a great deal of information regarding working with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) individuals.  The course begins with an overview for providers that includes information about substance use and abuse in the LGBT community.  It also reviews and defines key terms and concepts related to LGBT issues.  Estimates of the prevalence of LGBT individuals are covered as well as information regarding homophobia and heterosexism.  How heterosexism contributes to substance abuse is also discussed.  Perspectives on homosexuality, bisexuality and sexual orientation over time are also examined.  The course ends with specific information for clinicians to aid them in assessing sexual orientation.

 

This course serves as an excellent resource for mental health professionals who work with substance abuse, or who would like to improve their clinical skills by learning more about how to work with lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgendered individuals.  Given the prevalence of LGBT individuals, this course provides much needed information to improve the cross cultural competencies of clinicians. 

 

Psychologists, social workers, mental health counselors and marriage and family therapists can benefit from this course. This course may also be helpful for other practitioners, such as midwives and dieticians and nutritionists who work with substance abuse or lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered individuals.  This course is appropriate for beginning, intermediate and advanced level practitioners who wish to learn more about LGBT clients and substance abuse treatment. 

 

Author:  SAMSHA

 

Learning Objectives:  This course will provide a professional with a review of cultural and clinical issues that are significant for LGBT individuals.  Specifically, a professional will:

·        Identify and define key concepts for working with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered individuals.

·        Describe how heterosexism contributes to substance abuse.

·        Identify important components in the assessment of sexual orientation.

 

 

Citation:  SAMSHA (2001).  A Provider’s Introduction to Substance Abuse Treatment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Individuals.  Chapter 1 An Overview for Providers Treating LGBT Clients.  DHHS Publication No. (SMA) 01-3498.

 

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  • The National Association of Addiction Professionals (NAADAC) Provider #96981. Expires 9/1/2019
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  • The California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (CAADAC) Provider Number OS-12-174-1116 Expires 11-2018
  • The Texas Board of Social Work Examiners, Continuing Education Provider – 5674 expires 4/30/2018.
  • The Texas Board of Professional Counselors, Continuing Education Provider – 1622 expires 2/28/2018.
  • Massachusetts Authorization Number: 246
  • Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board – Provider # RCST031201 Expires 5/31/2019
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