Program Design and Implementation Policies Implementation of the following program design and implementation policies will help ensure that adequate resources are directed toward meaningful activities for LGBT clients from diverse backgrounds. • Ensure that child care services are designed to include LGBT parents. Design workshops on parenting that are not biased toward heterosexuals. • Utilize…

Recommendations for Training A limited number of facilities offer LGBTsensitive treatment. The training of professional and support staff to serve LGBT individuals in their own communities is critical for improving treatment and treatment outcomes. Considerations for improving training to enhance treatment for the LGBT community follow. • Provide training to staff members in cultural diversity…

The counselor welcomes the client and provides an overview of the session. In this session the counselor uses problemsolving and motivational strategies to teach the client how to use the social service system independently. The counselor helps the client identify problem areas and develop plans to address them. The client builds self-efficacy in recognizing problems…

The counselor welcomes the client and provides an overview of the session. In this session, the counselor explains the steps involved in problemsolving. Providing formal training in solving problems may accelerate the development of higher order coping strategies that go beyond situation-specific skills. This training helps clients act as their own counselors when they are…

Explain Benefits of Assertiveness The counselor explains the benefits of assertiveness: C: Assertiveness is the most effective way to let others know what’s going on or what effect their behavior has. By expressing themselves, assertive people resolve uncomfortable feelings that otherwise build up. Because being assertive often results in correcting a source of stress and…

Inpatient rehabilitation centers service many users. These are residential-type clinics where addicts go to stay during their first steps to sobriety. It doesn’t matter what drug you use, inpatient rehabilitation centers work with many kinds of people who are abusing many different drugs. You could be seeking help for the abuse of something like alcohol…

Drug abuse treatment is a proven and powerful way to help a drug addict to start on the road to recovery. There are many different types of therapy: from rehabilitation to detoxification, to a 12 Step Program, to group meetings, to inpatient treatment, and then outpatient treatment. Rehabilitation for drug abuse is an educational process…

Emotionally Addicted Do you love to eat potato chips or even perhaps tortilla chips once in a while? Did you ever consider that you might be addicted to food? The answer is necessary, because it could be the key to findout what steps you need to take in order to lose weight. A significant number…