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Because LGBTQ+ issues and populations have become more accepted in the general public than in the past, researchers have wondered about the differences between age cohorts relative to social stressors...  Read More

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While previous studies have focused on several aspects of the lives of transgender people, there is a gap of research regarding the risk of substance use in people who identify...  Read More

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It is often difficult for LGBTQ youths to obtain quality community resources in rural areas where LGBTQ stigma is high. This quantitative study explores the influence of self-guided online writing...  Read More

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Marginalized populations, such as LGBTQ+ youth, continue to have behavioral health needs and may lack access to behavioral health resources. The COVID-19 pandemic complicates the behavioral health needs of LGBTQ+...  Read More

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The current study examines patterns of attachment/self-protective strategies and rates of unresolved loss/trauma in children and adolescents presenting to a multidisciplinary gender service. Fifty-seven children and adolescents (8.42–15.92 years; 24...  Read More

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The study comprising this course’s material is an article investigating the documented over-representation of autism in transgender populations and high rate of gender variance in autistic populations, and most importantly...  Read More

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Research on the needs and effective treatment options available to transgender individuals with substance use problems is scarce. This article is a systematic review of the available literature on necessary...  Read More

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Past research has shown differences between the rates of eating disorders between two groups—sexual/gender minority individuals and cisgender heterosexual individuals. This quantitative research study aims to test hypotheses regarding presenting...  Read More

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The authors of this literature review describe the evidence in favor of increased behavioral health problems amongst members of the LGBTQ+ community. Through a directed literature review, the authors describe...  Read More

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This course’s article is a review of the applications of ethical principles to behavioral health treatment with LGBTQ+ clients. Case studies of presenting issues of each client and relevant ethical...  Read More

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This document outlines the guidelines of the American Psychological Association for working with transgender or gender non-conforming people, including the rationale and practice applications for each guideline. This course is...  Read More

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Are you seeing more transgender clients in your trauma-informed practice? Do you have clients who you have worked with for years who are beginning to question their gender identity? Do...  Read More

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Given the critical role school mental health professionals play in the academic and emotional well-being of our nation’s students and the relative lack of national research examining the efforts of...  Read More

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Counseling Transgender and Non-Binary Youth: The Essential Guide provides an excellent resource for counselors and clinicians who will working with transgender and non-binary youth. Using the advice in this book,...  Read More

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Past research has found that there are experiences of bereavement specific to the LGBT* community. The authors have reviewed available research on bereavement experiences of members of the LGBT* community...  Read More

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This course covers chapter 6 of the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT)/SAMHSA publication entitled Substance Abuse Treatment: Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP 51): Addressing the Specific Needs of Women. Chapter...  Read More

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This review discusses the importance of investigating both sex and gender differences in addiction and relapse in studies of humans and in animal models. Addiction is both a cultural and...  Read More

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This course examines the need to engage men in psychotherapy and improve help-seeking, given low treatment engagement and high rates of suicide. It explores: clarifying structure, building rapport and a...  Read More

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This course examines the effect of sexual orientation and gender on alcohol use, using graduated frequency measures and drinking contexts. Binge drinking patterns were studied. Sexual identity was shown to...  Read More

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Substance Use in Women 2.25 credits

This article discusses specific issues women face for addiction and substance misuse due to both sex and gender issues. Biological processes place women at greater risk of addiction and death...  Read More

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