Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101757
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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 (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
2001; Reprinted in 2005
Course Material Author
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.
Identify the alcohol and drug use in LGBT youth and the stigma, identity, and risk factors for this population.
Describe the elements of abuse and homelessness for LGBT youth.
Explain the process of assessment and treatment for the LGBT youth.
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
1 CE credit hour
American Psychological Association (APA)
1 CE credit hour
CE Learning Systems is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)
1 CE credit hour
This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #107243, CE Learning Systems is responsible for all aspects of their programming.
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
1 CPD hour
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