LGBTQQIP2SAA Cultural Competence Course 

“The Meaning Behind the Letters”

Course Description

This course provides instruction pertaining to cultural competency and specialized clinical training focusing on sexual orientation, gender identity, and expression as well as patients who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, pansexual, two-spirit (2S), androgynous, and asexual (LGBTQQIP2SAA).

This course is designed to empower and teach professionals about communication and inclusive language regarding the LGBTQ+ community. Moreover, this interactive presentation will discuss real-life situations/examples and how age, gender and sexuality, nationality, race, ethnicity, and religion play a significant role in the LGBTQ+ community. This robust presentation will give attendees the knowledge needed to navigate their professional and personal lives. Furthermore, all participants will receive resources/handouts that can be utilized in the future (e.g., a guide to using personal pronouns).  

A 2-HOUR COURSE FOR $199.99!!!

Earn 0.2 ASHA CEUs

Learner Outcomes

After completing this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Identify their own identities
  • Identify the difference between being an “ally with” and being an “ally for” a marginalized community
  • Explain various terminologies associated with the LGBTQ+ community and sub-communities
  • Use resources and tools to support, advocate, and empower colleagues and friends

Time-Ordered Agenda

5 Minutes – Introduction and Learner Outcomes

15 Minutes – Gingerbread Person (Identity, Attraction/Orientation, Expression, and Sex)

15 Minutes – Educational Game (An interactive game that can be accessed via a web browser or mobile device. Audience participation is encouraged.)

30 Minutes – Course Content

  • Inclusive Language
  • What does the full LGBTQIA+ acronym stand for?
  • Pronouns/Pronoun Sets
  • Vocabulary

10 Minutes – Real-Life Situations

15 Minutes – Educational Game (An interactive game that can be accessed via a web browser or mobile device. Audience participation is encouraged.)

10 Minutes – 4 Ways to Create an LGBT-Friendly Workplace

10 Minutes – Pride Flags

8 Minutes – Review of Learner Outcomes & Q&A

2 Minutes – Conclusion and Wrap-Up


Financial — Darius Thomas is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Dynamic Therapy and earns a regular fee.

Nonfinancial — No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.

Instructional Level

Introductory Level: Instruction at the Introductory Level is generally intended for professionals with novice experience in the content area.

Completion Requirements

Satisfactory completion for all learners includes attendance and completion of the evaluation form and learning assessment within 24 hours of the program. Partial credit is not given at this time.


Darius Thomas (He/Him/His) is the Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Dynamic Therapy, an international speech-language pathologist, instructor, mentor, supervisor, global leader, and motivational speaker. Darius is a subject matter expert in the LGBTQ+ space and consults with organizations and companies to ensure they are creating inclusive and affirming environments.

Live Course Sign-Up Form


Dynamic Therapy will offer the LGBTQQIP2SAA Cultural Competence Course as a self-study upon request.

Self-study activities are materials developed for individuals or groups of learners who seek flexibility in the location and scheduling of a course. These self-paced activities offered for a pre-set number of ASHA CEUs may be in the form of online modules, videotapes, journals or podcasts, manuals or computer programs, or any combination of these media. 


  • If you need to cancel your registration, we must have your request in writing. Written notices of cancellation should be sent via e-mail to
  • If your cancellation is at least 24 hours in advance of the class, you will receive a full refund.
  • If your cancellation is less than 24 hours in advance, you will receive a gift certificate to attend a future course.
  • If we need to cancel, you will receive a 100% refund.
  • If you have any special requests or require any accommodations, please email at least 48 hours before the course.
  • Please send any questions, comments, or concerns to within 30 days of the event.