Ethical Considerations in Working with the LGBTQ+ Population

Saturday, March 27th, 2021

1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Cost: $47

Live & Interactive Webinar!

Presentation Slides PDF Included!

NCASPPB Approved for 3 Hours ETHICS

NBCC Approved Provider #7091

Target Audience: Psychologists, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselors, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialists, Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselors, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists

Course Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Working ethically with sexual and gender minority clients requires cultural competence. It is also important to recognize that there are significant clinical differences between working with LGBTQ kids, teens, adults, and seniors. In this webinar, we are going to identify ethics that directly affect practice with the LGBTQ+ community, learn to determine when we are not adhering to best practices and ethics when working with this population, identify the scope of practice and when to refer out, learn about the difference between affirming practice and competency, and learn how to spot microaggressions before they impact our clients.

What participants will learn by attending this webinar:

1. Define ethics that directly affect practice with the LGBTQ+ community

2. Identify & give examples of adhering to best practices and ethics in working with LGBTQ+ Population

3. Recognize the scope of practice and demonstrate when to refer out

4. Distinguish & differentiate between affirming practice and competency

5. Discriminate microaggressions & Apply resolution before they impact our clients

AGENDA:

9:30 – 10:15 Developing an understanding regarding the difference between Affirming & Competent Practices

10:15 – 11:15 Identify ethics that directly affect practice with the LGBTQ+ Population

11:15 – 11:30 Break

11:30 – 12:15 What about Transgender? Identifying potential ethical dilemmas.

12:15 – 12:45 Learning to spot microaggressions before they impact our clients.

Meet Your Facilitator

Stacy Blankenship is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and an intensively trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapist completing her training at The Linehan Institute in 2015. Her passion to empower others is enhanced by more than ten years of experience working with individuals and groups in a variety of therapeutic settings. Stacy is adept at matching various forms of clinical interventions to best meet the needs of each individual.

In her current professional capacity, Stacy designs and teaches group therapy sessions for people attending the IOP and PHP programs, administers clinical assessments, conducts individual and family therapy sessions, and supervises interns. She has a wide range of knowledge and interests to supplement her clinical approach. Stacy is proficient in teaching Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Illness Management Recovery, Wellness Recovery Action Planning, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Mindful Self-Compassion, Positive Psychology, and Emotional Agility techniques. Stacy has thorough knowledge of crisis management skills and has a certification in Critical Incident Stress Management.


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Registration Deadline: Register until 30 minutes prior to the start time

The cost of the training includes a pdf of the presentation slides and any supplemental training materials and a certificate of completion.

Upon completion of the webinar, participants will receive an email with a link to complete an evaluation. Once completed, the participant will be able to download/print the certificate.

System Requirements: Internet and the ability to log into Zoom webinars when provided a meeting link which will be sent upon registration.

This is a live & interactive webinar which means that participants can interact with other participants and the instructor in live time.

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