1857: May 25, 2018; 8:45 am - 4:15 pm. Registration begins at 8:15 am. (Shreveport)
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ) Family Clinical Issues and Treatment Issues Strategies.
Presented by Michael D. Gatson, Ph.D., LCSW-C.
Willis-Knighton Pierremont Health Center, 2nd Floor Conference Room 203.
This presentation will examine research regarding basic definitions related to LGBTQ persons. Provider's training, experience, and comfort working with gender and sexual minorities, the impact this has on LGBT patients. Clinical considerations to attend to during evaluation, assessment, treatment, and interaction with LGBT persons. We will discuss the referral, and direct intervention, including how to increase your awareness of essential resources to assist in providing care. The program aims to increase insight and skills to effectively, ethically, and empathetically support LGBTQ and minorities. The workshop will use a variety of learning approaches, including group discussion, experiential exercises, and lecture. 6.0 Clinical hours. Pre-registration deadline is 5/18/18. Limited to 27 participants.