Effective, affirming social work practice with LGBTQ+ community may help decrease the level of psychosocial stressors and minority stress experienced by this vulnerable population. This presentation identifies the ethics associated with culturally aware practice, identifies major health and well-being stressors faced by sexual and gender minorities, and describes practice considerations for effective social practices with this community.
Course created on July 26, 2021
Course Type: Video, Audio
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- After this course, participants will be able to identify the ethical context for effective social work practices with LGBTQ+ community.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify psychosocial issues faced by LGBTQ+ community.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe five considerations for effective social work practices with LGBTQ+ community.
|5-10 Minutes||Social Work Values|
|10-20 Minutes||Psychosocial Issues Faced by LGBTQ+ Community|
|20-50 Minutes||Working with the LGBTQ+ Community|
|50-55 Minutes||Taking A Stance on Conversion Therapy|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
V. Nikki Jones
DSW LCSW, LMFT
V. Nikki Jones, DSW, LCSW, LMFT, is a scholar-teacher-practitioner who currently serves as an Assistant Professor and the BSW Program Coordinator at Middle Tennessee State University. Dr. Jones teaches undergraduate and graduate social work courses, and her main research and publication interests are social determinants of sleep disparity among non-majority groups, minority stress and gendered racism, social work education, and issues impacting the LGBTQ community. In addition, Dr. Jones has provided direct services to couples and families in private practice and behavioral health settings.
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