Clinical Issues With Bisexuals (Chapter 9); and Clinical Issues With Transgender Individuals (Chapter 10): From A Provider's Introduction to Substance Abuse Treatment for Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, and Transgender Individuals
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This course consists of two chapters from A Provider’s Introduction to Substance Abuse Treatment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Individuals.
Clinical Issues With Bisexuals (Chapter 9) presents information to help providers who treat bisexual clients. The information includes some of the misconceptions about bisexuals that might interfere with their treatment, some of the psychosocial issues that may arise when treating bisexuals for substance abuse, and some counseling strategies effective in treating bisexual women and men.
Clinical Issues With Transgender Individuals (Chapter 10) presents a brief introduction to issues facing transgender clients and the substance abuse treatment providers caring for them. The chapter provides an explanation of the term transgender, a brief overview of the theoretical models that describe transgender identity development, and the clinical issues specific to transgender clients.
Course materials are from Chapters 9 and 10, found on pages 87-98 of pdf document (pages 109-120 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 reading-based online article, Clinical Issues With Bisexuals (Chapter 9); and Clinical Issues With Transgender Individuals (Chapter 10): From A Provider’s Introduction to Substance Abuse Treatment for Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, and Transgender Individuals created by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
2001; Reprinted in 2005
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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services authored the material only, and was not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.
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 bisexuals and transgender individuals. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants' knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
Acknowledge the myths and misconceptions about bisexuals that might interfere with treatment.
Define the word transgender, gender identity, sexual orientation, intersexed, transsexuals, transvestites, drag queens, and bigendered.
Describe the different theoretical models used to clarify the development of gender identity in transgender men and women.
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