Risk assessment for substance abuse Assess for suicidality Finding support. Lesbian Develop a treatment plan and goals for unique challenges growing up lesbian Specific terminology that is helpful and damaging in this population Sex and sexuality: what to know, what to ask Strategies to manage gender dynamics Internalized homophobia manifests in development. Bisexuality Learn strategies to help the anxiety of bisexuals in dating and relationships Internalized biphobia and bisexual development from childhood into adulthood Compare and contrast male and female bisexuality. Transgender Overcome the knowledge barrier Avoid using outdated treatment plans Learn and differentiate correct terms such as gender queer, gender fluid and cisgender Strategies to help your client tell their partner, families, friends and employers Tips to discuss hormone treatments and surgical procedures Crucial points for transgender teens medically and psychologically and how to create best treatment plan. Questioning Avoid mislabeling a client and leading them down the wrong sexual identity path Differentiate between sexual fluidity from bisexuality, gay and lesbian identities Differentiate between sexual identity, sexual behavior and sexual fantasies.
CBT Therapy for LGBT Therapist, ABCT
This study evaluated whether sexual orientation-specific differences in substance use behaviors exist among adults entering substance abuse treatment. Admissions records July December were examined for treatment programs in San Francisco, California receiving government funding. Regarding bisexual males, the only significant finding of note was greater prevalence of methamphetamine as the primary substance of abuse. When compared to heterosexual men, gay and bisexual men evidenced greater rates of primary problem methamphetamine use
Check out our interactive infographic to see progress toward the Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Health objectives and other Healthy People topic areas. Improve the health, safety, and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT individuals. LGBT individuals encompass all races and ethnicities, religions, and social classes.
The Project's mission is to foster the development and implementation of comprehensive, culturally appropriate, quality health promotion policies and health care services for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered GLBT people and their families. Research has indicated that fear of discrimination and stigma cause many GLBT individuals to postpone or decline seeking medical care. Others, once in care, sometimes withhold from their providers personal information which may be critical to their well-being.