ALGBTIC Competencies for Counseling LGBQQIA Individuals and Transgender Clients

Two of our quintessential publications has been the development of competencies for working with Queer and Trans Clients. These competencies detail the awareness of attitudes and beliefs, knowledge of clients, and counseling skills and action that counselors must have in order to have competence with counseling LGBTQI+ clients.

LGBQQIA Competencies

ALGBTIC LGBQQIA Competencies Taskforce. Harper, A., Finerty, P., Martinez, M., Brace, A., Crethar, H. C., Loos, B., Harper, B., Graham, S., Singh, A., Kocet, M., Travis, L., Travis, L., Lambert, S., Burnes, T., Dickey, L. M., & Hammer, T. (2013). Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues in Counseling Competencies for Counseling with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, and Ally Individuals. Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling, 7(1), 2-43.
Counseling Competences for LGBQQIA People in pdf

Transgender Competencies

ALGBTIC. (2010). American Counseling Association Competencies for Counseling with Transgender clients. Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling, 4(3), 135-159.
Counseling Competencies for Transgender Clients in pdf

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Standards of Care in Assessment

Goodrich, K., Farmer, L. B., Watson, J. C., Davis, R. J., Luke, M. Dispenza, F., Akers, W., & Griffith, C. (2017). Standards of Care in Assessment of LGBTGEQ+Persons.

Standards of Care in Assessment of LGBTGEQ+ Persons in pdf

Standards of Care for Research

Griffith, C., Akers, W., Dispenza, F., Luke, M., Farmer, L. B., Watson, J. C., Davis, R. J., & Goodrich, K. (2017). Standards of Care for research with participants who areĀ  LGBTQ+.

Standards of Care for Research pdf version

 

Other ACA Divisions' Competencies

Our sibling organizations have created competencies that also inform our work with LGBTGEQIAP+ clients.

ACA Counseling Today

MRCC Competencies

Competencies for Counseling the Multiracial Population pdf version

Multi-Racial/Ethnic Counseling Concerns (MRECC) Interest Network of the American Counseling Association Taskforce