Counseling Transgender Clients 3 NBCC Hours
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K. McCarthy, Esq., JD, MS, NCC

Course Description

The subject matter in this course is "directly and primarily related to" the NBCC Content Areas, Human Growth and Development, Social and Cultural Foundations, Counselor Professional Identity and Practice Issues, which has been specified by the NBCC Continuing Education Provider Policy as acceptable content to qualify for NBCC continuing education credit. This course is available for ACEP home study and offers 3 NBCC Hours.

Transgender is an umbrella term that covers a wide variety of gender identities and sexual orientations. As with all segments of the LGBT community, transgender people are increasingly coming out and embracing who they are. And as with any other group of people, many of them will need counseling at some point in their lives. This course is designed to assist mental health professionals in providing transgender patients with necessary treatment while keeping in mind their special needs and the challenges they face. Participants will also receive an overview of scientific theories relating to the development of transgender children, adolescents, and adults.

Learning Objectives
  • Understanding the experiences of transgender clients

  • Learning how to handle sensitive topics and questions without offending clients

  • Providing an overview of the social and legal challenges transgender people face

  • Learning the legal status of transgender people in the US

  • Understanding the special issues facing transgender children and their parents

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