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Mental Health Challenges of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People: An Integrated Literature Review

About the Course:

The authors of this literature review describe the evidence in favor of increased behavioral health problems amongst members of the LGBTQ+ community. Through a directed literature review, the authors describe the need for more access to behavioral health services amongst LGBTQ+ community members and the proactive steps that behavioral health providers can take to lower risk of further behavioral health problems amongst members of the LGBTQ+ community.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Mental Health Challenges of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People: An Integrated Literature Review created by Miriam M. Moagi, Anna E. van Der Wath. PhD, and Priscilla M. Jiyane, PhD. in 2021.

Publication Date:

2021

Course Material Authors

Miriam M. Moagi

Ms. Moagi runs a lab at the University of Pretoria in South Africa. Her work foucses on nurses working in the mental health field and public health issues. Her work has been published in multiple peer reviewed journals.

Anna E. van Der Wath. PhD

Dr. van der Wath is a professor at the University of Pretoria in South Africa. Her specialty is psychiatirc nursing and she has published multiple articles in peer reviewed journals.

Priscilla M. Jiyane, PhD.

Dr. Jiynae is a professor at the University of Pretoria in South Africa. Her specialty is nursing management and she has published multiple articles in peer reviewed journals.

Course Creator

Paul Pawlicki, PsyD, LP

Paul Pawlicki, PsyD, received his degree in clinical psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Chicago, IL, in 2005. From 2004-2006, he taught courses in general psychology, abnormal psychology, and human sexuality at Collin College in Plano, TX. He currently practices individual therapy at the Department of Sexual Medicine at Park Nicollet Health Health Services near Minneapolis, MN.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe at least three behavioral health problems amongst members of the LGBTQ+ community.

  2. Describe two studies and their scientific evidence supporting the need for more sensitive behavioral health services to the LGBTQ+ community.

  3. Identify three specific strategies that the behavioral health community can use to improve services for the LGBTQ+ community.

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Course Number 103112
1.25 credit hour
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