DVD Cultural Diversity: Treating the LGBTQ "Coming Out" Conflict
LGBTQ continuing education psychology CEUs

Course Learning Objectives/Outcomes
Counselor CEUs, Social Worker CEUs, Psychologist CEs, MFT CEUs

By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain what is a cause of homophobia.
-Name the six stages contained in an identity model, in the late 70’s.
-Explain how would you define Identity Achievement.
-Explain what does the "Q" stand for in the acronym LGBTQ.
-Explain why do "questioners" need a supportive environment.
-Explain what thoughts and feelings might your client experience, duing the "Further Exploration" phase.
-Explain where can role models be found for young LGBTQ students.
-Name the two most important factors to ensure the emotional health of adolescent lesbians and gays.
-Name some negative behaviors that may be present that require attention, if a teen is unsure about their sexual identity.
-Name some risks as the student owns their identity.
-Explain what is an example of a "blaming-the-victim statement" made by a teacher that would indicate the need for an in-service for the teachers.
-Name three factors a LGBTQ client might face on the path toward an integrated identity.
-Explain what makes it difficult for adults to come out.
-Explain what identity stages does the group decide they were in, respectively, in the three case studies given for Jake, Belle, and Dori.
-Explain what is the benefit of sex.
-Explain what is the positive relationship Adams found between working as a flight attendant and acculturation into the gay community.
-Explain why do gay male couples tend to develop an affectional relationship from a sexual one and to have a briefer courting period, whereas lesbian couples often develop a sexual relationship from an affectional one after a more lengthy courtship.
-Name three "holes" in the universal sexual selection theory.
-Explain what is an example of aversion therapy that has been used to "cure" gay behavior.
-Explain for whom does Roughgarden feel Joan of Arc might serve as a role model.
-Explain what makes counseling someone from a different culture difficult for a therapist.
-Explain what the therapist permits to do on identifying the counseling session with the model of a hologram.
-Explain what can empathy generate, in an intercultural counseling session.
-Explain what is a key factor in using empathy with LBGTQ clients.
-Name three goals for reducing heterosexual bias in language.
-Explain what common mistake physicians made regarding patients who 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