An Overview of Ethics and the LGBTQ+ Client for Alcohol, Chemical, and Process addiction treatment
Sunday, July 21, 2019 from 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Centrum Office Center – 24901 Northwestern Highway, Suite 422, Southfield, MI 48075
6.0 CE Hours for Social Work (MICEC) and MCBAP (SPECIFIC)
Course fee: $95, includes lunch
This program meets the Ethics (5.0 hours) requirement for Social Work Continuing education
Presenter: Mark McMillan, LMSW, CAADC
This workshop will help enhance your understanding of the unique differences and challenges facing therapists when treating LGBTQ+ clients with alcohol, chemical and other process addictions. Participants will learn foundational ethics for treating LGBTQ+ clients struggling with addiction; the importance of cultural, social, and spiritual aspects of addiction treatment; and other ethical treatment considerations. Participants will gain more awareness of unique conflicts of interests that exist for LGBTQ+ addiction therapists, the difference of inappropriate behavior and violating behavior in an ethical dilemma and gain more awareness of creating a therapeutic relationship that honors the LGBTQ+ client and not just creating a “safe space”.