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Clinical Issues With Youth (Chapter 11): From A Provider's Introduction to Substance Abuse Treatment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Individuals

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About the Course:

Clinical Issues With Youth (Chapter 11): From A Provider’s Introduction to Substance Abuse Treatment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Individuals provides information on the stresses and challenges experienced by LGBT youth that increase their risk for substance abuse and related health and mental health concerns. The role of stigmatization in increasing vulnerability to and risk for substance abuse will be addressed as well as how to approach assessment and treatment with LGBT youth.

Course materials are from Chapter 11, found on pages 99-103 of pdf document (pages 121-125 if using Adobe toolbar page finder.) Course materials can be accessed either 1) online or 2) by ordering the book free of charge from: http://store.samhsa.gov/product/SMA09-4104

This course is based on the book and reading-based online, Clinical Issues With Youth (Chapter 11): From A Provider’s Introduction to Substance Abuse Treatment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Individuals created by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in 0.

Journal/Publisher:

SAMHSA

Publication Date:

2001; Reprinted in 2005

Course Material Author

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Course Creator

Dan Rebek, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge about clinical issues with gay youth. It is appropriate for an introductory to intermediate level of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify the alcohol and drug use in LGBT youth and the stigma, identity, and risk factors for this population.

  2. Describe the elements of abuse and homelessness for LGBT youth.

  3. Explain the process of assessment and treatment for the LGBT youth.

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Materials for Course

Course materials are from Chapter 11, found on pages 99-103 of pdf document (pages 121-125 if using Adobe toolbar page finder.)

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