HS Questions

What are some major sensitivities related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender substance-abusing clients that a practitioner must be aware of if they are going to effectively provide services to this special population?



As you read Ch. 11 of Chemical Dependency: A Systems Approach, discuss some similarities and differences in substance abuse found among different ethnic special populations. What influence does ethnicity have on substance abuse?



What are unique challenges when working with elderly adults who have addiction issues? Discuss some ways that human service workers could reach out to the elderly to help reduce isolation and decrease substance abuse.


150 words each