This program will benefit LMFT, LPCC, LEP and LCSW licensees and pre licensees by using
the "Guidelines for psychological practice with lesbian, gay, and
bisexual clients" (APA, 2012) outlines twenty-one guidelines for
affirmative psychotherapy with sexual minorities. Of these twenty-one
guidelines, the first six directly address clinician attitudes toward
homosexuality and bisexuality. This presentation will provide
definitions, as well as challenge, licensees to address their own
attitudes towards homosexuality and bisexuality.
Includes: Breakfast and meets the qualifications for 2 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Sacramento Valley Chapter of California Marriage and Family Therapist CAMFT CEPA CE Provider #62279 CE Credit will be awarded on site and to participants at completion of the course.
No CEs will be awarded to persons arriving late or leaving early. Partial CE credit will not be awarded.
This workshop will assist licensees in the ethical treatment of sexual
minorities by challenging clinicians to explore themes that often come
up with sexual minorities in mental health treatment. Sexual identity
development is not often thought about by folks whose gender and sexual
identity coincide with social norms. By providing licensees with an
experiential connection to the process of understanding one’s own
sexuality, this workshop hopes to give licensees access to the process
that sexual minorities often experience on their path to sexual identity
liberation. Additionally, this experience will provide licensees with
an additional tool in ethically treating and understanding their
sexually conforming clients in treatment. The whole of this
presentation, including a review of the literature as well as the
experiential component, will work together to provide mental health
clinicians with a valuable new perspective on their own internal
attitudes toward bisexuality and homosexuality. ey already have about the LGB community. Schedule:
9:00 am Registration Starts
9:00am - 9:45am - Networking
9:45am - 10:00am - Announcements
10:00am - 11:00am - Workshop
11:00am - 11:10am - Break
11:10am - noon - workshop
noon - Workshop Ends
1. Be able to define: 1) heteronormative assumptions; 2) heterosexual
privilege; 3) heterosexual identity; and 4) micro-aggressions towards
2. Be able to explore their own relationship with: 1) heteronormative
assumptions; 2) heterosexual privilege; 3) heterosexual identity; and 4)
micro-aggressions towards sexual minorities.
3. Have a foundational experience from which to continue to “do the work”
regarding the intersection of their self-of-the-therapist and their own
attitudes towards bisexuality and homosexuality.
Ariana Lozano M.A., MFT-I, received their certificate in LGBTQ Human
Services and Mental Health through the Rockway Institute, along with
their M.A. from Alliant International University, in 2016. Ariana is a
committed social justice activist and has been a community organizer in
the Sacramento area since 2010. Most of their work and volunteer
experience has been in the feminist, queer, and Latinx communities,
including 16 months of clinical work at the Gender Health Center in
Sacramento, where they enriched their craft in affirmative psychotherapy
with sexual minorities and transgender/gender nonconforming folks.
Ariana has also been involved in prevention/intervention work in the
fields of intimate partner violence and sexual violence since 2012.
Currently, their clinical interests include LGBTQ+, trauma/abuse,
parent/child relationships, polyamory and nonmonogamy, sex/body
positivity, and diversity/cross-cultural differences.
Early registration ends Tuesday, May 30th Early registration rates*:
2017 Licensed, Associate or Affiliate Member of SVC-CAMFT or a local chapter of CAMFT: $20
2017 Pre-Licensed Member of SVC-CAMFT or a local chapter of CAMFT: $15
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