By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain the cause of homophobia.
-Explain Identity Achievement.
-Explain the two most important factors to ensure the emotional health of adolescent lesbians and gays.
-Explain some risks as the student owns their identity.
-Explain what makes it difficult for adults to "come out."
-xplain what thoughts and feelings a client may experience during the “Further Exploration” phase.
-Explain why “questioners” need a supportive environment.
-Explain an example of aversion therapy that has been used to "cure" gay behavior.
-Explain three of the “holes” in the universal sexual selection theory.
-Explain why counseling someone from a different culture can be difficult for a therapist.
-Explain a key factor in using empathy with LBGTQ.
-Explain a common mistake made by physicians whose patients informed them of their sexual orientation.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."
CEU Continuing Education for
Counselor CEUs, Social Worker CEUs, Psychology CEUs, MFT CEUs