LGBT CE Courses

ONLINE CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES:

THREE GREAT CE COURSES Developed by Davina Kotulski, Ph.D.

1.Transgender, Gender Queer, Two-Spirit and Intersex: Ethical Mental Health Services with Gender Variant Clients

From soldiers to rock-stars to Olympic champions and tennis pros, to children of celebrities and writers of block buster kaitlyn-jenner karimcallister_27169_37movies, transgender people inhabit every aspect of our cultural landscape. It is essential for those in the mental health and medical health fields to have a clear understanding of how to offer effective, ethical and competent services to transgender people and their loved ones.

This is a foundational course that includes three articles, resources for further study, and two MP3 files with Dr. Kotulski discussing the APA’s frequently asked questions about working with transgender clients and the intersexed population. The course also includes recorded interviews with two transgender individuals, Jamison Green and Kari McAllister, who are advocating for equality, inclusion, and education with regard to the transgender population, including ethical and competent medical and mental health care.

 6 CE Credits   

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS FOR: Psychologists (APA), MFTs & LCSWs (BBS) Social Workers (ASWB), Counselors (NBCC) and Nurses (BRN)

Register Now: TRANSGENDER AND GENDER VARIANT CE Course Registration and Information

Price: $ 59.00

Jamison GreenThis course will teach you how to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the coming out process transgender individuals and their loved one’s experience.
  • Be able to differentiate sexual orientation, gender identify, biological sex, and the spectrum of gender presentation.
  • Utilize effective evaluation strategies and treatment recommendations for clients presenting with gender dysphoria or other gender-variant concerns.
  • Recommend appropriate resources and support for parents, family members and transgender clients.
  • Distinguish between internal mental health concerns and those related to external sources impacting the client.
  • Identify key issues impacting transgender individuals.

 

On-line CE Course — Ongoing– You can sign up anytime and study at your own pace!

Register Now: TRANSGENDER AND GENDER VARIANT CE Course Registration and Information

2. Diversity: Beyond Cultural Competence in Psychotherapy With the LGBT Population

IMG_1110Co-Developed by Sage de Beixedon Breslin, Ph.D. and Davina Kotulski, Ph.D.

 4 CE Credits

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS FOR: Psychologists (APA), MFTs & LCSWs (BBS) Social Workers (ASWB), Counselors (NBCC) and Nurses (BRN)

Course fulfills some states’ diversity requirements. Check with your licensing board.

Register Now: DIVERSITY LGBT CE Course Information and Registration

Price: $ 39.00

This course will teach you how to:

  • Identify how the medical and mental health field has evolved on issues of sexual orientation and gender diversity.
  • Discuss the historical view and treatment of LGBT individuals by mental health professionals and the resulting residual impact.
  • Explain the need for unbiased, accepting mental health services for LGBT and the psychological stress that impacts the mental health of LGBT individuals and the at-risk concerns.
  • Specify how clinicians and researchers in the field of mental health can contribute to the well-being of clients and their families from diverse backgrounds with regard to sexual orientation and gender identity.

On-line CE Course — Ongoing– You can sign up anytime and study at your own pace!

3. LGBT: Psychological Realities and Culturally Competent Therapy with LGBT Clients and Their Families

Louis and Ariel

 5 CE Credits

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS FOR: Psychologists (APA), MFTs & LCSWs (BBS) Social Workers (ASWB), Counselors (NBCC) and Nurses (BRN)

Register Now: LGBT CE Course Information and Registration

Price: $ 49.00

This course will teach you how to:

  • Use the appropriate LGBT Terminology and understand the scale of sexual orientation and incorporate the APA Guidelines for Psychotherapy with LGBT clients into their clinical practice.
  • Discuss the historical view and treatment of LGBT individuals by mental health professionals and the resulting effects of stigmatization on the mental health of LGBT individuals.
  • Describe the unique challenges that same-sex couples, same-sex parents and their children, LGBT youth and LGBT seniors face.
  • Understand the unique needs and coming out process of parents and family members of LGBT people.
  • Discuss the multiple identity issues facing LGBT people of color and the unique issues facing transgender people

On-line CE Course — Ongoing– You can sign up anytime and study at your own pace!

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