LGBTQ Youth, YMSM and YWSW Who Engage in Survival Sex

$12.00 | CE Hours:4.00 | Intermediate


CEU Course Description

This CEU course describes and quantifies the sexual and physical health outcomes among LGBTQ youth, YMSM, and YWSW engaged in survival sex; assesses how many are using and abusing alcohol and drugs; and details youths’ access to and interactions with treatment and service providers.

Article Author:  Meredith Dank, senior researcher, et al.; Permission granted for reproduction of article with attribution to the Urban Institute.
Exam writer:  Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Discuss the reasons cited by youth who did not use a condom for protection.

2.  Investigate the mental health issues that LGBTQ youth who have experienced sexual abuse are more likely to experience.

3.  Examine the reasons certain youth had not visited a doctor in the past year.

4.  Elucidate why youth refused services from providers.

5.  Identify why youth sought out clinics, mobile vans, and other medical services geared toward youth.

6.  Describe what safety means for LGBTQ youth, YMSM, and YWSW.

Social Work Approval

Social Work CE Credit for this course is offered with the following approvals. Many state boards of social work will accept the approvals listed. Provider Approvals by state and license type can be found here.

  • Quantum Units Education is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, CAMFT Provider #89970, to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEP. Quantum Units Education maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.
  • Florida board for Social Workers CE Provider #50-8650 (Quantum 'immediately' reports CE Credits to Florida licensees) 
  • Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, License No. 159.001261 approved CE Sponsor
  • Ohio CSWMFTB #RCST091701 approved CE Provider
  • Texas Board of SWE #5070 approved CE Provider
  • ACE credit is not offered for this course. A list of courses offering ACE credit can be found here.

To see approvals for a different license type in your state, visit our state by state provider approval listings here.


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Added On: 2016-08-28

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