A Provider’s Introduction to Substance Abuse Treatment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Individuals (2nd Edition)

This curriculum is designed to develop provider skills in delivering culturally responsive prevention and treatment services for the LGBT population, especially those dealing with co-occurring substance use, mental health disorders (COD), and/or physical health disorders.

This course is a new full-day training, which is intended for any provider in contact with LGBT individuals (including MH and SUD clinicians, HIV providers, State, Local and County government employees, Primary care providers, Public health practitioners, Prevention specialists, Community based organizations, School teachers and counselors). The full-day curriculum consists of seven training modules, beginning with an introduction to key terms followed by a module on cultural considerations, and concluding with treatment considerations for clinical work. The other four modules address the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals.

To learn more about this curriculum and to request a training please email Brandy Oeser at btoeser@ucla.edu.

 

Engaging and Retaining Young Men Who Have Sex with Men (YMSM) in Culturally Responsive Services

This curriculum provides the latest research-based information to service providers to help them decrease the rate of substance abuse and new HIV infections among racial/ethnic minority YMSM (ages 18-29) clients.  The curriculum consists of five modules beginning with an introduction to key terms and concluding with treatment considerations.  The other modules address culture, minority stress and related health risks.

To learn more about this curriculum and to request a training please email Brandy Oeser at btoeser@ucla.edu.