Gender Inequality: Cultural Competency

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Hours: 1   Approvals: ARF, RCFE, GH, STRTP

This course meets the one time requirement to complete one hour of Cultural Competency after December of 2016.

If you took one hour or more of  approved training in Cultural Competency in either the ICTP Admin course or in any  CEU renewal term after December of 2016 you do not need to take this course. 

The requirement is not for a course in LGBT specifically.  The requirement is for training in cultural competency in issues related to the gay, bisexual and transgender community.

If you have further questions re the Title 22  requirement  please contract the ACS section

Following the lesson, there is a quiz.  You must achieve a score of 70%. The use of quizzes satisfies the CCL regulation that online courses be interactive.

Course Description

While many steps have been taken along the road to gender equality, there remains a great deal of work still to be done. Gender inequality is a serious issue today, especially for transgender people and others in the LGBT community. This course will look at the various ways that inequality, prejudice, and violence regularly affect LGBT people. Troubling disparities in legal rights will be discussed. Revelatory statistics on work life and economics in the LGBT community will be offered. Social inequality both within and outside of the educational system will be illustrated with relevant examples and statistics. Finally, inequality in aspects of health be covered, with emphasis on violence against the LGBT community.

Course Objectives:

Learn about gender inequality and how if affects the LGBT population

Awareness of existing legal rights for LGBT people, and the lack of rights and protections

Illustration of work situations and the economic gap between LGBT and cisgendered people

Explanation of inequality in social life and education for transgender individuals

Exploration of inequality in both physical and mental health in the LGBT community

Study of examples and rates of violence commonly directed at LGBT people