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  • Afternoon Webinar
    January 19, 2021
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This  three-hour live virtual training includes an introduction to key terms and concepts (such as gender identity and sexual orientation), treatment considerations for clinical work, and addressing the specific needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals. Learning Objectives:

  • Recall two factors that might contribute to substance use among LGBT clients.
  • Identify two barriers for health screening and medical care for LGBT clients.
  • Recognize two health issues/behaviors for which LGBT clients have a higher risk.
  • Identify two strategies service providers can implement to create affirming environments for LGBT people.
  • Specify one treatment approach that has been shown effective with LGBT populations.
  • Explain the concept of “cultural humility” and theorize at one (1) way that it differs from “cultural competency.”
  • Analyze two strategies for creating culturally affirming interactions.

Presenter: Thomas Freese, PhD, Director of Training, UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs ; Director, Pacific Southwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center, HHS Region 9; Co-Director, Center of Excellence on Racial and Ethnic Minority YMSM and Other LGBT Populations

Registrants who attend the entire training will be eligible to receive 3 NAADAC CEUs.

Free event- register here! Note that times are listed on registration page in Central Time (CT).

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