Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Girls and Women

About the Course:

The aim of this document is to articulate guidelines that will enhance gender- and culture- sensitive psychological practice with women and girls from all social classes, ethnic and racial groups, sexual orientations, and ability/disability status in the United States. These guidelines provide general recommendations for clinicians who seek to increase their awareness,knowledge, and skills in psychological practice with women and girls.

Publication Date:

February 2007

Course Material Author

A Joint Task Force of APA Divisions 17 and 35

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about women and girl issues. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Demonstrate increased awareness, knowledge, and skills in psychological practice with women and girls.

  2. Understand the consequences of gender role socialization
    and its interactions with other social identities such as race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and ability as both females and males experience constraints related to their gender and the gender role socialization process.

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Article: Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Girls and Women

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Course Number 101781
2 credit hours
Online Article
Exam Fee: $13.94
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