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An Overview of Ethics and the LGBTQ+ Client for Alcohol, Chemical, and Process addiction treatment

  • Mid-Michigan Community Action Agency 1574 East Washington Road Farwell, MI, 48622 United States (map)

Course Description:

This workshop will help enhance your understanding of the unique differences and challenges facing therapists when treating LGBTQ+ clients with alcohol, chemical and other process addictions. Participants will learn foundational ethics for treating LGBTQ+ clients struggling with addiction; the importance of cultural, social, and spiritual aspects of addiction treatment; and other ethical treatment considerations. Participants will gain more awareness of unique conflicts of interests that exist for LGBTQ+ addiction therapists, the difference of inappropriate behavior and violating behavior in an ethical dilemma and gain more awareness of creating a therapeutic relationship that honors the LGBTQ+ client and not just creating a “safe space”.

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CE Value (credits): 6
CE Type: Standard, Ethics

Sponsor Name:
Core Learning, Inc.

Contact Information:
Stephanie Appel