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A Social Worker’s Introduction to Working with LGBT+ Adult Clients

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1.  What does “gay” mean?
  1. Men who have romantic and sexual interest in men
  2. A person who has sexual and romantic interests in men and women
  3. Women who have romantic and sexual interest in women
  4. A person who identifies with a gender not assigned at birth
2.  What does “lesbian” mean?
  1. Men who have romantic and sexual interest in men
  2. A person who has sexual and romantic interests in men and women
  3. Women who have romantic and sexual interest in women
  4. A person who identifies with a gender not assigned at birth
3.  What does “bisexual” mean?
  1. Men who have romantic and sexual interest in men
  2. A person who has sexual and romantic interests in men and women
  3. Women who have romantic and sexual interest in women
  4. A person who identifies with a gender not assigned at birth
4.  What does “transgender” mean?
  1. Men who have romantic and sexual interest in men
  2. A person who has sexual and romantic interests in men and women
  3. Women who have romantic and sexual interest in women
  4. A person who identifies with a gender not assigned at birth
5.  What does the plus mean in "LGBT+?"
  1. It means the group is special
  2. It acknowledges that there are more than just 4 sexual and gender identities
  3. It is positive because it means pro-LGBT
  4. It means that LGBT+ people are more important than people who are not LGBT
6.  Of the many life experiences an LGBT+ person faces, which is guaranteed to be experienced by all of your LGBT+ clients?
  1. Societal bias against them, forcing ongoing stress and safety risks
  2. Happier sex lives
  3. Family support
  4. Easier experiences finding work and partnerships
7.  Which of the following is untrue about clients who identify as sexual minorities but is always true about clients who fit into the category/identity of gender minorities?
  1. Dating is easier
  2. There are more federal protections to support them
  3. Their body does not match their gender identity
  4. They have a higher sex drive
8.  In which of the following locations might being LGBT+ impact a client?
  1. Work
  2. At a family gathering
  3. At a professional conference
  4. All of the above
9.  When working with an LGBT+ client, which of the following must a social worker always be mindful of and assessing?
  1. They are paid at higher rates than non-LGBT+ people
  2. Life is easier as an LGBT+ person than as a non-LGBT+ person
  3. There is a higher rate of suicide than in the non-LGBT+ population
  4. Healthcare benefits increase after coming out as LGBT+
10.  Of the following, which is the best way for a social worker to support LGBT+ people, following both this training and the NASW Code of Ethics?
  1. Go to Pride parades
  2. Consistently seek out updated information including research and legal changes
  3. Do not commit hate crimes against LGBT+ people
  4. Wear clothing with rainbows to show your support