Presented by: Erica E. Hartwell, PhD; Dr. Sheila M. Addison; Benjamin E. Caldwell, PsyD
Panel: Kristen Benson; Ben Caldwell; Mike Fitzpatrick; Rashmi Gangamma; Naveen Jonathon; and Christi McGeorge
2 hours of CE credit
For many clinicians, personal or religious beliefs about same-sex relationships or gender variance pose an ethical dilemma: refer LGBT clients to a colleague or treat them? This panel discussion will feature experienced clinicians, supervisors, and scholars offering diverse viewpoints about best practices for resolving the conflicting guidelines in the AAMFT Code of Ethics regarding scope of competence versus discrimination.
Presented by: Marc Coulter; Thorana S. Nelson, PhD
1.5 hours of CE credit
This interactive workshop will focus on how to utilize SFBT with GLBTQ children, youth, and families. Participants will increase their knowledge of such topics as transgender youth, coming out, same-sex parenting, adoption, and relationships and how to apply basic SFBT practices to their work with GLBTQ children, youth, and families.
Presented by: Ruth C. Neustifter, PhD
1 hour of CE credit
Family therapists already possess a plethora of skills that can contribute to excellent relational work with LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, and queer or questioning) clients. By increasing our knowledge of important systemic considerations, expanding our understanding of core LGBTQ terminology and concepts, and making important updates in areas such as intake paperwork we can become more competent in this area of practice. Dr. Ruth Neustifter brings her applied and engaging style of teaching to this workshop, ensuring that you will leave with information that you can begin using immediately in your practice.