November 1, 2021 @ 9:00 am – January 31, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
Integra MLTC
Trelan Holder
Gender Identity, Equity and Sexual Orientation: Working with LGBTQIA Persons (4-CEUs) @ Integra MLTC | New York | New York | United States


COVID-19 Update: NYSED Social Work Board Approved Online Self-Study Courses

All our Online Self-Study courses are approved by the NYSED Social Work Board.  As per NYSED Office of the Professions Continuing Education Self-Study Course requirements, please note the following updates listed on their official website:

Some regulations restrict licensees to a certain percentage of self-study for continuing education requirements. In response to the evolving situation with the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), and for those licensees whose registrations are due to renew March 1, 2020 – January 1, 2022, the Department will grant an adjustment to all licensees to complete up to 100% of the continuing education as self-study, provided that it is taken from a Department-approved provider and is in an acceptable subject area for the specific profession.


About This NYSED Social Work Board Approved Online Self-Study (4-CEUs)

Gender Identity, Equity and Sexual Orientation: Social Work Practice with LGBTQIA Persons provides a framework for integrating life experiences/social statuses of people whose identities have been marginalized (e.g., gender, sexual orientation) by the gender binary and heteronormativity. This course provides an intersectional overview of culture, gender and sexual orientation by considering power differentials and inequalities. Furthermore, emphasis will be placed on identifying stereotypes and neutralizing unconscious bias. Therapeutic strategies for supporting diverse client identities will be explored..


Learning Objectives

  • Clinical Strategies to Support Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
  • Supportive approaches to working with LGBTQIA Persons
  • Integrating more Expansive and Inclusive Language/Terminology
  • Counteracting Stigma: Homophobia/Biphobia/Transphobia
  • Identifying Internalized Homophobia and Working through Shame
  • Consider Power and Privilege and the Impact of Heteronormativity on LGBTQIA Patients


About The Instructor

Trélan Nicole Holder, MS, LCSW is a skilled psychotherapist with extensive years of counseling experience in mental health and human services. Trélan attained her Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from Clark University, her Master of Science Degree in Social Work from Columbia University, and a Certificate in Bioethics and Medical Humanities from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Cardozo Law School. Additionally, her clinical pursuits include: a postgraduate certificate in psychodynamic psychotherapy training from the NYU Institute for Psycho-analytic Education. Trélan is a Senior Lecturer at Columbia University School of Social Work.



This workshop is open to Licensed Professionals

Continuing Education Units (CEU) Information

4 continuing education hours are available