Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Clients

About the Course:

This course examines the most recent APA Guidelines for Psychologists in their work with Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual clients. Applicable for all mental health care professionals, these guidelines are intended as recommendations regarding therapists’ conduct and issues to be considered in their practice with these individuals. Offering rationales for these guidelines and their application, this course explores basic information and further references in the areas of assessment, intervention, identity, relationships, education, training and research.

Journal/Publisher:

American Psychological Association

Publication Date:

August 2011

Author

Division 44/Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Concerns Guidelines Revision Task Force of the American Psycholgical Association

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge about the recommendations regarding their conduct and the issues to be considered in their work with Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual clients. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Define the key terms used in the areas of sexual orientation and gender identity.

  2. Discuss the rationales for and the use of the guidelines in assessment, interventions, and training.

  3. Demonstrate an understanding of some of the most salient issues facing Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual individuals in their relationships, work environments, cultural institutions, and families.

  4. Explain how multiple categories of identify and difference – - such as class, race, ethnicity, culture, gender, age, and disability – - impact the life experiences of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual individuals.

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Guidelines for Psychotherapy with lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Clients

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Course Number 102001
2 credit hours
Online Article
Exam Fee: $13.94
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806 members have taken this course