Substance abuse counsellor's attitudes regarding lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered clients.

@article{Eliason2000SubstanceAC,
  title={Substance abuse counsellor's attitudes regarding lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered clients.},
  author={Michele J Eliason},
  journal={Journal of substance abuse},
  year={2000},
  volume={12 4},
  pages={311-28}
}
PURPOSE The attitudes of substance abuse counselors can have significant effects on their client's recovery. This study examined the attitudes and knowledge of substance abuse counselors regarding lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) clients. METHODS 242 substance abuse counselors in Iowa completed mail-in questionnaires. RESULTS The counselors reported very little formal education regarding the needs of these clients, and nearly half had negative or ambivalent attitudes… CONTINUE READING

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