Gender and Sexuality for Those Who Identify as LGBTQ

$4.00 | CE Hours:1.00 | Intermediate


CEU Course Description

This CEU course provides information for health care professionals relating to the terms used among the LGBTQ community, and the opportunities and risks of coming out, along with the phases of the coming out process.

This material was reprinted, with permission, from the National Sexual Violence Resource Center’s publications entitled “Talking about gender & sexuality: Sexual violence & individuals who identify as LGBTQ” and “The process of coming out: Sexual violence & individuals who identify as LGBTQ.”

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Explain what is typical for a person to feel throughout the coming out process.

2.  Investigate what is helpful for victims in the coming out process to know.

3.  Compare and contrast the stages of the coming out process.

4.  Identify the terms that describe a person’s gender identity.

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: 2015-07-20

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