Treatment counselor's attitudes about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered clients: urban vs. rural settings.

  title={Treatment counselor's attitudes about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered clients: urban vs. rural settings.},
  author={Michele J Eliason and Tonda L. Hughes},
  journal={Substance use & misuse},
  volume={39 4},
Treatment counselors' attitudes about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) clients can have important effects on these client's recovery. There is a common, but unexamined, perception that LGBT people are more accepted in urban areas (and thus urban treatment programs) and that urban counselors have greater knowledge of the needs of the LGBT community. This study examined the attitudes and knowledge of treatment counselors from two geographic regions: urban Chicago (n = 109) and… CONTINUE READING

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