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An Introduction to LGBT+ Inclusion for Behavioral Health Professionals


Tuesday, February 16 2021
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Michelle Lewis

Phone: 800.632.0094

[email protected]



This webinar is free and open to the public.

Lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth are almost five times as likely to have attempted suicide compared to heterosexual youth, with that number even higher for transgender youth.*

Behavioral health professionals need to be equipped with the proper skills and strategies to support the LGBT+ community. In this webinar, participants will learn how to work with clients who identify as a gender and/or sexual minority. Gain best practices to support LGBT+ clients by learning what national professional organizations recommend. This webinar is eligible for 1 CE Credit from the BBS.

Instructor: Kryss Shane, MS, MSW, LSW, LMSW (she/her), LGBT+ Expert, public speaker, author of “The Educator’s Guide to LGBT+ Inclusion,” and Brandman University Adjunct Professor.

In this webinar you will:

  • Learn up-to-date language, terminology, and terms
  • Understand how this relates to professional organizations and Codes of Ethics
  • Recognize how these identities impact a client on a daily basis
  • Gain the foundational best practices to support LGBT+ clients as a practitioner


Who should attend: Social workers, psychologists, counselors, marriage and family therapists, and other behavioral health professionals.

How to earn CE credit:

To earn 1 CE credit, participants must attend the live webinar or watch the recording, then register and successfully complete a multiple-choice assessment and evaluation to receive a certificate of completion. Learn More
CE Credit Registration Cost: $20

Brandman University is recognized by the (BBS) California Board of Behavioral Sciences to provide continuing education credit per BPC Section 1887.4.3.

Please note the above webinar time is in Pacific Time

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