Providing Care for LGBTQ+ Adolescents: SELF-PACED ONLINE

3 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2025

Approximately 9.5% of youth, ages 13-17 years old, identify as LGBTQ+ (Conron, 2020). It is becoming increasingly more common for providers of adolescents to seek information about how to best care for these youth. This 2-hour presentation will provide an overview of LGBTQ+ terminology, discuss the experiences of LGBTQ+ youth, and discuss best practices for care.

Course Objectives:

  1. 1.Learn basic terminology associated with LGBTQ+ identities. 
  2. 2.Develop knowledge of LGBTQ+ adolescents’ experiences in school systems, within healthcare systems, and within family and social systems. 
  3. 3.Identify what change efforts are and learn the harmful impacts of change efforts on wellbeing. 

Presented by:
Christina A. Patterson, Ph.D.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs): 2.5 CEUs

This training is approved for CEUs by the following professional organizations:


  • National Association of Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)
  • International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC)


  • Nevada Board of Examiners for Alcohol, Drug, & Gambling Counselors
  • Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists and Clinical Professional Counselors
  • State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers

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Date Mon, Jan 3 2022 12:00 am GMT-8 (America/Los_Angeles)
End Date Wed, Dec 31 2026 12:00 am GMT-8 (America/Los_Angeles)
Registration Start Date Fri, Aug 19 2022 12:00 am GMT-7 (America/Los_Angeles)
Event Time Zone PDT
Cut Off Date Wed, Dec 31 2026 12:00 am GMT-8 (America/Los_Angeles)
Individual Price FREE
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