PYC 707: Psychotherapy with LGBs

Synonym:

68794 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

Lee Faver

Credits:

1

Seats:

20

Semester:

Summer 2010

Meeting Schedule:

Sat 7/17 - 7/18 (9:00AM-4:59PM)

Description:

Competency Area: Clinical Techniques & Methods/Interventions
Restricted to Year IV students from April 14 – 28; open to all other classes on April 29.

This course focuses on clinical and community-based interventions with lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals (LGBs). It examines the social constructs of homosexuality and sexual prejudice and how these constructs influence the lives and therapies of persons who identify as LGB individuals. Among the topics covered are: the social context for LGB people, internalized oppression, APA’s guidelines for psychotherapy with LGB clients, and community-based interventions designed to promote psychosocial resilience among LGB people.