LGBTQ

Quantum Units Education: New CEU Courses

Common Comorbidities with Substance Use Disorders Many individuals who develop substance use disorders (SUD) are also diagnosed with mental disorders, and vice versa.  This CEU course provides information on the state of the science in the comorbidity of substance use disorders with mental illness and physical health conditions. Military and…

Quantum Units Education: New CEU Courses

Substance Abuse Counselor Competencies (TAP 21 Updated) Addiction professionals work in a broad variety of disciplines but share an understanding of the addictive process that goes beyond the narrow confines of any one specialty.  This CEU course addresses the professional standards that should guide substance abuse treatment counselors; the appropriate…

Addiction Treatment Often Does Not Address Needs of LGBTQ Community: Expert

Addiction treatment professionals are often woefully unprepared to care for patients in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community, an expert said this week at the New York Society of Addiction Medicine annual meeting. “Surveys of people in the LGBTQ community who have gone to treatment programs for…

Quantum Units Education: New CEUs

Children in Foster Care – Parents in Prison This CEU course provides help with facilitating communication and cooperation between child welfare agencies and federal prisons so that parents can stay engaged in their children’s lives.  Explained in this course are common questions: social workers may have when managing cases of…

New Treatment Program at Betty Ford Aims to Treat LGBTQ Patients

A new program at the Betty Ford Center will provide addiction treatment designed for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered and questioning (LBGTQ) people. The center, located in Rancho Mirage, California, conducted research that found more than twice as many LGBTQ patients with a substance use disorder have dealt with physical and…