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Cultural Competence 101 with LGB, Non-Binary, and Transgender Clients
June 28, 2021
Free
1 CE Hour
Cultural Competency
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Description

This course will focus on working with LGBTQ clients, addressing mental health issues and the impact of discrimination, exploring significant social and historical issues in the medical/mental health profession, and discussing best practices. The course will briefly touch on the experience of spouses/partners, and parents of LGBTQ people and explore the lexicon of LGBTQ terminology.

Target Audience
  • Counselors
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Psychologists
  • Social Workers
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the difference between transgender and non-binary individuals.
  • List three issues that face spouses when their spouse comes out as LGBTQ.
  • Explain historical factors that have negatively impacted the relationship between mental health providers and LGBTQ people.
  • Identify societal challenges LGBTQ people face that negatively impact their health and well-being.
  • Understand the lexicon of LGBTQ terminology and provide culturally sensitive therapy to individuals, couples, and families.
CE Details
Introductory
Cultural Competency

This program has been approved for 1.0 CE clock hours by the Louisiana Counseling Association as authorized by the Louisiana Professional Counselor Licensing Board of Examiners.

Amedco is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0061. 1.0 hours.

This course has been approved by TPN.health, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #198061, TPN.health is responsible for all aspects of the programing. Counselor Skill Group: Legal, Ethical and Professional Development

1.0 Credit – Click here to review AMEDCO Accreditation

Full Details: Learner Notification

Amedco is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0031. 1.0 hours.

TPN.health, #1766, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 03/31/2022 – 03/31/2025. Social workers completing this course receive 1.0 Cultural Competency continuing education credits. ASWB ACE credit is not available in NY and NJ.

Amedco SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0115. 1.0 hours.

This workshop meets the requirements and has been approved for 1.0 hours for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists in Louisiana by the Louisiana Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.

Amedco is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists. #MFT-0032. 1.0 hours.

CE Policy
TPN.health and this educator have no conflicts of interest and have not received any commercial support for this program or its contents.
*Registration ends June 28 at 4:00 PM CDT
Dr. Davina Kotulski

Davina Kotulski Ph.D.is a licensed psychologist, life coach, spiritual counselor, award-winning author and speaker, and nationally known LGBT rights leader. Dr. Kotulski received the Saints Alive award from the Metropolitan Community Church for her national leadership in the marriage equality movement and for her seminal book Why You Should Give a Damn About Gay Marriage, Advocate Books, 2004.

In 2018, she played a psychologist on Please Understand Me, a Sarah Silverman production, where comedians hash out the problems of their fake relationship with a real therapist. Her book It’s Never Too Late to Be Your Self: Follow Your Inner Compass and Take Back Your Life won the Nautilus Silver Award for Self-Help in 2018, was a finalist in the International Book Awards for Inspirational Self Help in 2019 and a Finalist in Motivational Self-Help in the 2020 Next Generation Indie Book Awards.

Her newest book The Manna Paradigm Shift: Creating the Consciousness of Abundance and Freedom was released in 2021.

She lives in Los Angeles and has a therapy and international coaching practice. She facilitates spiritual and psychological self-empowerment webinars and workshops around the country.

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