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Providing Inclusive Care for the LGBTQ+ Community

June 24, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT

Presented by The Institute for Professional and Continuing Studies

This webinar is being hosted on Zoom. The link to the Zoom meeting will be included in your order confirmation email from Eventbrite.

This live course offers 1.0 APA CE credits for Psychologists, 1.0 BBS California CEUs for Licensed Counselors, Social Workers or Marriage and Family Therapists, or 1.0 NBCC Clock Hours.

About This Event

This program is to celebrate Pride month with the objective to improve clinical assessment and therapy for the LBGTQQI community. This program will examine effective clientele and therapeutic care for LGBTQQI community. This program will help to bring an enhanced understanding of inclusive care for current and future LBGTQQI clients.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this program participants will be able to:

1. Use current language in clinical practice.

2. Integrate cultural humility and flexibility into intervention strategies.

3. Demonstrate practical skills in mental health assessment administration and in talk-therapy session.


Dr. Felicia Pressley has experience working in private practice with many populations. She is an advocate for human rights and clinical mental health counseling. She is not only an advocate but also a licensed mental health professional with years of experience in educating the community about human rights and understanding of the LGBTQ+ community.

Maverick Hill is an advocate for the LGBTQ+ community and is currently interning at Whitman Walker Clinic in DC. He is working to enhance the educate of the community concerning LGBTQ+ issues.

Program Standards and Goals

This program meets APA’s continuing education Standard 1.3: Program content focuses on topics related to psychological practice, education, or research other than application of psychological assessment and/or intervention methods that are supported by contemporary scholarship grounded in established research procedures.

This program meets APA’s continuing education Goal 1: Program is relevant to psychological practice, education, and/or science.


Alderson, K. (2013). Transsexual girls and transmen. In Counseling LGBTI clients (pp. 187-203). SAGE Publications, Inc., https://www-doi-org.tcsedsystem.idm.oclc.org/10.4135/9781452244068.n9

Alderson, K. (2013). Transsexual boys and transwomen. In Counseling LGBTI clients (pp. 160-186). SAGE Publications, Inc., https://www-doi-org.tcsedsystem.idm.oclc.org/10.4135/9781452244068.n8

Lee, C. (2018). Multicultural issues in counseling: New approaches to diversity (5th ed). American Counseling Association.

Registration and Fees

Chicago School Faculty, Students, and Alumni: Free (Chicago School email required for free registration)

Community Members: $15.00

Potential Students Only (*No CEUs Provided*)

All funds raised through this workshop will benefit The Chicago School of Professional Psychology’s Washington DC Campus Counseling Department Scholarship Program.

Refund Policy: 100% of tuition is refundable up to 48 hours before the program. Within 48 hours of the program, tuition is nonrefundable.

Continuing Education

Target Audience: Professionals from all mental health disciplines and graduate students from all mental health disciplines.

Psychologists. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is committed to accessibility and non-discrimination in its continuing education activities. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is also committed to conducting all activities in conformity with the American Psychological Association’s Ethical Principles for Psychologists. Participants are asked to be aware of the need for privacy and confidentiality throughout the program. If program content becomes stressful, participants are encouraged to process these feelings during discussion periods. If participants have special needs, we will attempt to accommodate them. Please address questions, concerns and any complaints to Danielle Bohrer at 312-467-2364. There is no commercial support for this program nor are there any relationships between the CE Sponsor, presenting organization, presenter, program content, research, grants, or other funding that could reasonably be construed as conflicts of interest.

MFTs, LPCCs, and LCSWs. Course meets the qualifications for continuing education credit for MFTs, LPCCs, and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. If you are licensed outside of California please check with your local licensing agency to determine if they will accept these CEUs. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is approved by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) to offer continuing education programming for MFTs, LPCCs, LEPs, and/or LCSWs. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is an accredited or approved postsecondary institution that meets the requirements set forth in Sections 4980.54(f)(1), 4989.34, 4996.22(d)(1), or 4999.76(d) of the Code.

Participation Certificate. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is able to provide students and other participants who simply wish to have documentation of their attendance at the program a participation certificate.

Non Psychologists. Most licensing boards accept Continuing Education Credits sponsored by the American Psychological Association but non-psychologists are recommended to consult with their specific state-licensing board to ensure that APA-sponsored CE is acceptable.

Participants must attend 100% of the program, and pass a brief comprehension quiz, in order to obtain a Certificate of Attendance.

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Washington DC Campus has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 3061. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology maintains responsibility for this program and its content.


June 24, 2021
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT
Event Category:


TCSPP – DC Campus
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