A panel discussion about the intersection between racial and gender/sexual discrimination and the real-world impact of multiple minority identities

This panel interview features compensated QTPoC individuals Dr. Frank Sanchez, PSY, LMFT, Luna Malbroux, MS, and Jazzmun Nichcala Crayton

Interview-style, with Elizabeth Irias, LMFT

  • Course Description

    This panel interview explores the impact of marginalization and discrimination at the intersection of racism, xenophobia, queerphobia, and transphobia.

    The laid-back and conversational course covers themes about what it means to straddle multiple minority identities, and provides an overview of some of the differences between the various populations under the LGBTQIA umbrella. This course also covers some steps therapists can personally take to build therapeutic safety and trust for QTPoC clients.

  • Learning Objectives

    Upon completing this course, participants will be able to: Describe the concept of compounding adverse stressors; Describe three or more societal and systemic challenges faced by LQBTQ+ people of color; Recite two or more statistics relating to discrimination experienced by and/or within the LGBTQ+ community

    Target Audience and Instructional Level
    This course is intended for psychologists, therapists, social workers, clinical counselors, and addiction counselors. Instructional level: Introductory

  • How To Take This Course

    In order to receive a certificate of completion reflecting the associated CE credit hour, you must:
    #1: Have an active paid Clearly Clinical membership
    #2: Listen to the corresponding course podcast
    #3: Achieve a passing grade on the post-presentation test (the test has up to ten questions and you must earn a score of at least 80%; users can re-test up to three times. After three attempts, users are advised to re-listen to the audio course in its entirety and then subsequently re-test. Psychologists who are seeking CE credit may not be awarded credit if they attempt to pass the post-test more than three times.)
    #4: Complete the requested course evaluation.

    Course elements (including the course audio, post-test, and requested course evaluation) can be completed on a computer or mobile device via your Clearly Clinical account.

  • Course Format

    This high-quality and interesting course contains a one-hour, non-interactive audio podcast presentation which is available for free via all major public podcast providers. You can also listen to and download the file via our course player.

  • Commercial Support

    There is no known commercial support or conflict of interest for this CE program, content, sponsor, or instructor.

  • Certificate Access Details

    Once you've completed the course, your certificate will automatically populate in the 'Certificate' section of your account; it will also be emailed to you. Access to completion certificate will expire 365 days after issuance. Course certificates will be on file for ten (10) years from date of course completion.

  • Accommodations

    If you have special needs or need an accommodation, please email us at [email protected] and we will do our best to assist you.

What Your Colleagues Have to Say About This Course

Expert Interviewees

Frank Sanchez, PSY, LMFT

LGBTQ+ Expert

Dr. Frank Sanchez is a licensed clinical psychologist who works as a Vice President of Clinical Compliance at the Holman Group and who also has a private practice in Porter Ranch and Valencia. In his work as Vice President he is in charge of supporting individuals through inpatient and outpatient care, through mental health treatment and achieving compliance goals for the company. In In his clinical practice he supports both adolescents and adults in managing their symptoms of depression, anxiety, gender dysphoria, and trauma. Dr. Sanchez utilizes evidence based treatments when working with clients such as CBT, behavioral therapy, psychotherapy and EMDR. In his career Dr. Sanchez has been a professor at California Lutheran and Loyola Marymount. He has has also been the program director at Phoenix House an adolescent treatment program, and Promises Young Adult program. He has supported thousands of young people getting help with problems of addiction.

Luna Malbroux, MSW

Racism & Cultural Humility Expert

Luna Malbroux has a Masters in Social Work, and she is a comedian, writer, & playwright who uses humor to shine a light on politics & identity in America. She previously worked in the social work profession, providing counseling services at the residential level of care. She works to challenge the notion of "impossible" by providing facilitation, education, and training on cultural humility, anti-racism, equity, and implicit bias to organizations and communities. At Soul Bird Consulting, LLC Luna applies the understanding of how trauma affects the brain and body to larger systems of oppression.
Luna’s Website

Jazzmun Nichcala Crayton

Trans Advocate and Speaker

Jazzmun Nichcala Crayton’s career spans decades in show business and advocacy for the Transgender community. She is a Board Member of the City of Los Angeles Transgender Advisory Council and is currently the Senior Manager of Strategic Partnerships at the Asian Pacific AIDS Intervention Team in Los Angeles. As Co-Executive Producer of the play “Lovely Bouquet of Flowers: An Exploration of Non-Traditional Gender Voices” and the accompanying documentary “In Full Bloom. ... transcending gender”, she gives voice to members of the community from all walks of life, and challenges viewers to move past their preconceived stereotypes surrounding the complexities of sexual identities and orientation in order to see the commonalities that we all share as human beings. As an activist, Jazzmun serves as the founder and coordinator of the Midnight Stroll, which brings awareness and sorely needed self-care supplies for street based sex workers in order to empower them to embrace comprehensive community resources such as HIV testing and treatment, housing services, substance abuse counseling, legal and victim advocacy, and medical services. She has appeared in over fifty television series and movies, with her most recent roles portraying Bobbie Jean Baker, a prominent Transgender Activist and religious leader in the ABC series “When We Rise"; and playing Cindy Whitman, a wrongfully imprisoned woman of Trans experience on Fox's "Proven Innocent".
Jazzmun’s LinkedIn


Elizabeth 'Beth' Irias, MS, LMFT

Interviewer & Clearly Clinical Founder

Elizabeth 'Beth' Irias (she/her) is a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist and the Founder and President of Clearly Clinical. She has specializations in Clinical Documentation, Best Practice, and Utilization Review, and works closely with clinical teams across the US as a trainer and national conference presenter; Beth was formerly an adjunct professor at Pepperdine University in the Graduate Psychology and Education department. Licensed in California and Oregon, she provides therapy via her private practice to young adult and adult clients, members of the LGBTQ population, and those with addictive disorders. She has two young children, a super cool spouse who helps out with Clearly Clinical's tech, and a rescue dog.

Why is Clearly Clinical the nation's premier CE provider?

  • CONVENIENT: All courses are 1-hour podcast episodes, available on all public podcast platforms

  • AFFORDABLE: We offer quality CE courses through a reasonably-priced membership

  • SOCIALLY-RESPONSIBLE: We donate to The Trevor Project for LGBTQIA+ youth suicide prevention

  • WOMEN-OWNED: We are founded and run by Elizabeth Irias, LMFT

  • DIVERSE: We highlight expert presenters from historically-marginalized communities

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