The SLO Unit is excited to present a free continuing education webinar on October 16! Presented by Stephen L. Sisk-Provencio, MSW, LCSW, this presentation will provide an overview of the general cultural considerations to use when assessing & providing services to clients that identify in one (or more) of the LGBTQ+ minority groups in the San Luis Obispo county. The acronym, LGBTQ+ will be introduced & defined as well as the impact of current societal changes on LGBTQ+ services & the political impacts on delivering services to LGBTQ+ persons. Key psychosocial considerations needed for therapists when working with local LGBTQ+ identities will be explored. What the future holds for services to LGBTQ+ individuals & families will be discussed. This event is reserved for 20 registrants.
- Verbalize understanding of the elements of the acronym LGBTQ+
- Describe 3 challenges LGBTQ+ people face related to their identity(ies)
- Provide 3 ways therapist can work to support LGBTQ+ clients.
About the Speaker:
Stephen L. Sisk-Provencio, MSW, LCSW received his Master of Social Work (MSW) in 2008 and has been employed from 2008 at DSH-Atascadero. He is currently the Chief of Social Work at DSH-Atascadero. Has presented to NASW SLO Unit; CalPoly’s Social Sciences diversity classes, DSH-Atascadero. Licensed Clinical Social Work (LCSW) & has been a NASW member since 2007.
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CEU Provider Statement: Course meets the qualifications for 1 hour of continuing education credit for MFTs, LPCCs, LEPs and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, provided by NASW-CA.
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