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Topics in Human Sexuality: Sexual Orientation

Author: Heidi Dalzell, Psy.D.
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No book to buy Duration: 1 hours
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Course Summary

This continuing education human sexuality course will look at the development of sexual orientation and provide a basis for caring therapeutic intervention.

Course Format

This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF or Word) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add this Course Now" button above; this will let you take the test and receive your certificate for CEU credits.

Course Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • Defining Sexual Orientation
  • Development of Sexual Orientation
  • Prejudice, Discrimination, Scope and Impact
  • Homosexuality as a Mental Disorder: An Important Shift
  • The Coming Out Process
  • Tips for Working With Gay and Lesbian Clients

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the percent of American adults Identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual.
  • Describe the concept of sexual orientation.
  • Explain the stages in homosexual identity model.

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