147: Practice Applications—The APA Task Force on Appropriate Therapeutic Responses to Sexual Orientation

DAY
August 09, 2014
Time & Place
8 a.m.-11:50 a.m.
Level
Intermediate
CE Credits
4
Enrollment Limit
35
Description
This intermediate workshop focuses on practice applications of the 2009 Report of the APA Task Force on Appropriate Therapeutic Responses to Sexual Orientation. Research on the efficacy and outcomes of sexual orientation change efforts is summarized, and a five-part framework for ethical, affirmative therapeutic practice, especially for the religiously conflicted, is presented. Concepts will be illustrated with video, a live demonstration, case studies and interactive discussions between presenters and participants. Implications for children and youth are considered, as well as legal and public policy issues.
Learning Objectives
1. Describe the research findings of the Report of the APA Task Force on Appropriate Therapeutic Responses to Sexual Orientation and explain the recommendations of the five-element framework for affirmative practice.
2. Illustrate the clinical issues regarding conflicts between sexual and religious identities in religiously oriented same-sex attracted clients.
3. Comprehend the relationship between principles from the psychology of religion and the concerns of those seeking sexual orientation change efforts.
4. Apply the recommendations of the report regarding affirmative therapeutic practice to the concerns of children, adolescents, and families and to legal and public policy issues.
Instructor(s)
Kathleen Y. Ritter, PhD, California State University, Bakersfield; Judith M. Glassgold, PsyD, APA Public Interest Directorate, Washington, D.C.; Caitlin C. Ryan, PhD, MSW, Family Acceptance Project/SFSU, San Francisco
Pricing

Enrollments are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Advance: April 15-June 30, 2014

Member Non-member
Half day (3 hours) $110 $130
Half day (4 hours) $130 $160
Full day (7 hours) $220 $260

Regular: July 1-Aug. 5, 2014

Member Non-member
Half day (3 hours) $130 $160
Half day (4 hours) $160 $200
Full day (7 hours) $275 $335

On-site: Aug. 6-10, 2014

Member Non-member
Half day (3 hours) $160 $190
Half day (4 hours) $190 $240
Full day (7 hours) $330 $410