Continuing Education Event – LGBTQAI: Identifying Culturally Competent Clinical Skills – Webinar – 7/28/2021
This training is designed to be a primer for clinicians in working with sexual minorities along the LGBTQAI spectrum. Content will cover commonly used terminology, a review of relevant statistics related to the prevalence of trauma, substance use, and mental health disparities, stereotypes related to gender and sexual orientation, in addition to exploring and implementing culturally competent practices.
– Familiarize participants with appropriate terminology and nuances in language
– Examine cultural stereotypes that influence emotional and behavioral development
– Identify at least 3 examples between the differences of culturally appropriate and inappropriate practices when working with LGBTQAI individuals
Recovery Centers of America is a NAADAC approved education provider (#155307). NAADAC approved CE(s) are accepted by most state licensing and certification boards. This course is worth 2 NAADAC credit hours.
Cassie Wolfe, PhD, LCSW
Born and raised in New Jersey, Dr. Wolfe brings two decades of experience in the human services field. Dr. Wolfe completed her undergraduate degree in Women’s and Gender Studies from Rutgers University before completing her Masters in Social Work and Doctorate in Human Sexuality from Widener University. She began authoring articles on sexual and relational health topics for Sex, Etc., a nationally published magazine during her adolescence which laid the foundation for her career in behavioral health. Her experience includes working in both in and outpatient settings, and with marginalized populations, including individuals experiencing incarceration, members of the LGBTQ community, individuals diagnosed with HIV, mental illness, or engaging in substance use. Dr. Wolfe’s trainings on working with sexual minorities has helped to educate and develop cultural competencies among medical professionals, including doctors, residents, and clinicians and student interns.