Ending Conversion Therapy: Supporting and Affirming LGBTQ Youth (2 CE)

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Credits:  2 CE Credit Hours

Course By: Jennifer Kolb, LCSW

Course Description:

The course provides mental health professionals with accurate information about effective and ineffective therapeutic practices related to children's and adolescent's sexual orientation and gender identity. Specifically, this course addresses the issue of conversion therapy for minors. The conclusions in this report are based on professional consensus statements arrived at by experts in the field. Conversion therapy - efforts to change an individual’s sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression - is a practice that is not supported by credible evidence and has been disavowed by behavioral health experts and associations.

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915CE

Course Level: Intermediate

Course By: Jennifer Kolb, LCSW

Jennifer Kolb, LCSW; Social Work Consultant, reviewed and determined the course meets requirements for continuing education in the field of social work. This course is appropriate for masters and clinical level social workers. Jennifer graduated with a Master’s degree in Social Work with a specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Louisville, Kentucky. She specializes in school-based psychotherapy with children and adolescents, as well as licensing exam coaching and preparation.

Course Delivery: Online, Self-Paced

Content By: This course is based on a publication prepared by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (Ending Conversion Therapy: Supporting and Affirming LGBTQ Youth. HHS Publication No. (SMA) 15-4928. Rockville, MD: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2015), with lead scientific reporter Laura Jadwin-Cakmak, MPH with support from W. Alexander Orr, MPH. Input was also provided by an expert panel of researchers and practitioners in child and adolescent mental health with a strong background in gender development, gender identity, and sexual orientation in children and adolescents. The panel included experts with a background in family therapy and psychology of religion. Among others, the panel included: Sheri Berenbaum, PhD; Celia B. Fisher, PhD; Laura Edwards-Leeper, PhD; Marco A. Hidalgo, PhD; David Huebner, PhD; Colton L. Keo-Meier, PhD; Scott Leibowitz, MD; Robin Lin Miller, PhD; Caitlin Ryan, PhD, ACSW; Josh Wolff, PhD; and Mark A. Yarhouse, PsyD.

Course Description:

The course provides mental health professionals with accurate information about effective and ineffective therapeutic practices related to children's and adolescent's sexual orientation and gender identity. Specifically, this course addresses the issue of conversion therapy for minors. The conclusions in this report are based on professional consensus statements arrived at by experts in the field. Conversion therapy - efforts to change an individual’s sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression - is a practice that is not supported by credible evidence and has been disavowed by behavioral health experts and associations.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Evaluate the guiding principles underlying the statements of professional consensus regarding sexual orientation and gender identity and expression
  2. Assess the implications of key research findings regarding child and adolescent sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression
  3. Delineate various approaches to ending the use of conversion therapy

Course Format:

Course materials can be downloaded or read online. To receive a certificate of completion, you must complete an online multiple-choice post-test with a score of 75% or better and complete an online course evaluation. 

Approvals:

Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.

Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5750. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences provider #1085, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 06/19/2018 – 06/19/2021. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.

Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling - #50-11015

Florida Board of Psychology #50-5452

Social Workers: Association for the Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences 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 #SW-0112

The sponsor of this program has been approved to offer Continuing Education credit for Certified Addiction Specialist (CAS) in accordance with the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorder. Approval No. 18-1420

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