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Arlene (Ari) Istar Lev, LCSW-R,

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity:
Practical and Ethical Considerations in Treating LGBT Clients

12.0 CE Hours Available

This program qualifies for 3.0 hours of ethics CE credit

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Description

Arlene Istar Lev describes sexual orientation and gender identity expression and treatment of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) clients within a developmental and systemic perspective.

Day One (Disks 1-4) focus on understanding definitions and identity integration, and the role of discrimination in psychological development for LGBT people. Arlene also examines barriers to successful and ethical treatment, including the overlap of mental health and substance abuse problems within LGBT families and communities.

Day Two (Disks 5-8) focus on the specific concerns for transgender, transsexual, and gender non-conforming clients and their families. Arlene discusses the role of the psychotherapist in the evaluation of medical treatment, evolving Standards of Care, and issues in treating children and youth.

Both days include in-depth discussion of ethical considerations in treating LGBT clients including issues of transference and counter-transference, boundaries, informed consent, confidentiality, advocacy and bias in public policy.

Topics Covered

LGBT-Affirmative Treatment
Overview of Psychological Development
  • Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
  • Coming Out, Discrimination, and Shame
  • Family of Origin and Family of Choice
Barriers to Effective Care
  • Mental Health & Addictions
  • Institutional Barriers
  • Therapeutic Relationship
  • Couple and Family Issues
Ethical Considerations
  • Boundaries, Confidentiality, & Informed Consent
  • Transference and Counter-Transference
  • Advocacy and Bias in Public Policy
Specialized Treatment Considerations
  • Case Example: Family Invisibility
  • Parenting - Public Policy Dilemmas
Treating Transgender & Transsexual Clients
Overview of Transgender Identity
  • Role of the Psychotherapist
  • Treatment Models and Diagnosis
Trans-Health Issues
  • Evolving Standards of Care
  • Family-Centered Treatment
  • Children and Youth
Ethical Considerations
  • Assessment for Medical Treatment
  • Boundaries, Confidentiality, & Informed Consent
  • Transference and Counter-Transference
Specialized Treatment Considerations
  • Case Example: Gender Diversity
  • Case Example: Family Members
  • Case Example: Advocacy

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