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The Special Needs of Older, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Persons

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Topic Areas:
Continuing Ed |  Social Workers |  Case Managers |  Case Managers (non ethics course) |  Nursing Home Administrators (NHA)
Stephanie Goldstein
Course Levels:
Beginner & Intermediate
58 Minutes
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Three million Americans over 55 identify themselves as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender (GLBT). GLBT older adults have faced tremendous challenges during the course of their lifetime and continue to during their post-retirement years. What are best practices in working with GLBT seniors in nursing homes, assisted living, adult day care and other healthcare settings? What are their unique needs and how are they sensitively met? Join us for this interactive, informative and fun diversity training class.


This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels.  There is an introduction to the LGBT population and their history, which is necessary and appropriate for beginners.  It also applies to intermediate levels as it expands upon the introductory level, focusing on the role of the professional as educator, advocate & clinician and it pertains to understanding the history and how to effectively work with this population to establish trust and deliver positive outcomes.




Social Work - New York

Jenerations Health Education, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0130. Participants are granted 1Contact Hours of Continuing Education*Live, on-line, self-study

Social Work, MD (Category ll)

Jenerations Health Education is an approved sponsor of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners for continuing education credits for licensed social workers in Maryland. Jenerations Health Education maintains responsibility for this program.

Participant is awarded 1Category II Maryland Social Work CEUs



Stephanie Goldstein's Profile

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Stephanie Goldstein, BSW, LBSW, has been in healthcare for more than 15 years.  Her experience includes both working directly with patients and as a manager in mental health and long term care. She is passionate about educating patients and families on options while promoting self-determination for those with complex physical, cognitive or mental health diagnoses.  A frequent guest lecturer for Johns Hopkins University’s Certificate on Aging program, she also loves teaching professionals about best practices in working with older generations. 

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