Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Diversity: Understanding the Needs of LGBT Individuals
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Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Diversity: Understanding the Needs of LGBT Individuals

5/1/2018
When: Tuesday, May 1, 2018
9:30 AM
Where: Spence-Chapin
410 E. 92nd Street
New York, New York  10128
United States

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This workshop provides an in-depth examination of sexual orientation and gender identity diversity, with a focus on the psychological and social issues facing lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, as it relates to the provision of care in social service context.  Topics include LGBT subculture, the impact of prejudice, discrimination, and the "heterosexual assumption" on LGBT individuals on the LGBT community. Use of inclusive language and other techniques for creating environments that are welcoming for LGBT individual will be addressed, and how professionals can help youth and adults who are questioning their sexualities or genders. The workshop also examines common stereotypes and attitudes toward LGBT, including the origins of these stereotypes, related research findings, and effective techniques for addressing the stereotypes and attitude of others.  This workshop is being offered by Rutgers School of Social Work Continuing Education Program on two different dates and location.

CEHs: 5 Continuing Education Hours

For more information: https://www.spence-chapin.org/events/category/training-sexual-orientation-and-gender-identity-diversity-understanding-the-needs-of-lgbt-individuals