Course approved by the Florida Board of Nursing Home Administrators.
Provider # 50-290
This activity is approved for 2.50 contact hours.
Relias Learning is an approved provider of Continuing Education. Provider number: CP40 910 H 0318 for 2.50 CEHs.
Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: The LGBTQQIA Population A. Ramon B. What is LGBTQQIA? C. Terms to Avoid D. Prevalence E. Review F. Summary Section 3: LGBT: More than Just… A. LGB: More than Just Sex B. The Kinsey Scale C. Models of Sexual Identity Development D. Self-Identification Is Personal E. T: More than Just Genitalia F. Cognitive Processing G. Sex and Gender H. Transgender Self-Identification I. Crossdresser and Drag Kings and Queens J. Transsexual K. Transitioning L. Sex-Reassignment Surgery M. Transgender Children N. Transgender Adolescents O. Cisgender P. Appropriate Pronouns Q. Review R. Summary Section 4: Influences on the Queer Population A. Societal Influences B. Homophobia C. Microaggressions D. Discrimination E. Violence F. Transgender Violence G. Internal Influences H. Clinical Influences I. Religion J. Review K. Summary Section 5: Special Concerns for Specific LGBT Sub-Groups A. Special Concerns for Youth B. Youth and Victimization C. Youth and Homelessness D. Youth and Suicide E. Special Concerns for Older Adults F. Social Invisibility and Life Course G. Financial Concerns H. Housing I. End-of-Life Decisions J. Special Concerns for Couples K. Children L. Adoption M. Mixed-Orientation Marriages N. Trans-Identified Couples O. Special Concerns the Families P. LGBT Children Q. Transgender Children R. Review S. Summary Section 6: Where Do We Learn? A. Education B. Professional Journals C. Workshops and Conferences D. Clinical Experience E. Personal Experience F. Review G. Summary Section 7: What Clients Want A. Affirmative Services B. Knowledge C. Stereotypes and Assumptions D. Invisibility Management E. Coming Out F. Individuals G. Families H. Review I. Summary Section 8: Becoming LGBTQQIA Affirmative A. Deconstructing Heterosexism B. Affirmative Practices C. Preparing Your Space D. Training E. Obtaining Client Information F. Resilience G. Review H. Summary Section 9: Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributors C. Resources D. References E. Congratulations
Mary Sue Green earned her Ph.D. in human development and family studies from Iowa State University. She is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Supervisor. She works full-time as a substance abuse counselor for Helen Farabee Centers, is the owner of Room to Grow: Therapy, Supervision, Consultation, PLLC, and teaches as an adjunct professor for Capella University’s Marriage and Family Counseling and Therapy program. She has received grant funding and published articles in peer-reviewed journals on diversity issues, mentoring, therapist self-awareness, sexuality, and infidelity. She has presented at state and national conferences on ethics, substance abuse, sexual orientation and gender identity, supervision, and working with same-sex couples. Disclosure: Mary Sue Green, Ph.D., LMFT-S has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.