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  • Coming Out, Coming Home

    Coming Out, Coming Home

    by Joan Golding / Peter Wood

    Growth in freedom for the parents of gay and lesbian chilren. “Hey mum. I’m gay, you know!”, “Yes, darling. I know” Joan vividly recalls the moment her son, Martin, “came out”. “When I was about fifteen, my mother said she would rather her sons dropped dead right there and then that grow up to be queer….. I could never bring myself to tell her who I was” Gay celibate Catholic priest, Peter Wood, MSC, remembers his own experience as the “different one” in his family. No reader will fail to be...

  • Counseling Gay Men, Adolescents, and Boys: A Strengths-Based Guide for Helping Professionals and Educators

    Counseling Gay Men, Adolescents, and Boys: A Strengths-Based Guide for Helping Professionals and Educators

    by Michael M. Kocet

    *Publication date – June 2014* Counseling Gay Men, Adolescents, & Boys: A Strengths-Based Guide for Helping Professionals and Educators provides practitioners and educators with critical information needed to help navigate the therapeutic and educational terrain of working with gay males. While other books address a broad range of issues when working with LGBTQ individuals, this volume devotes its focus to the specific needs of gay boys, adolescents, and men. This book also presents an important perspective about individuals who identify as bisexual and transgender, and examines the intersection between gender and...

  • Counseling LGBTI Clients

    Counseling LGBTI Clients

    by Kevin Alderson

    Counselling LGBTI Clients is a comprehensive, practical, easy-to-read guide for both emerging practitioners and current practitioners, LGBTI individuals, and those who know them. It combines theory, research and practice with a framework that focuses on challenging and changing beliefs and attitudes toward each LGBTI subgroup, gaining current knowledge about the subgroup, and empathetically developing skills to work effectively with the subgroup in a LGBTI-affirmative manner. *Contents:* Preface 1. Introduction 2. Historical and Contemporary Perspectives Regarding LGBTI Individuals 3. Gay Boys and Men 4. Lesbian Girls and Women 5. Bisexual Boys and...

  • Culturally Proficient Response to LGBT Communities: A Guide for Educators

    Culturally Proficient Response to LGBT Communities: A Guide for Educators

    *Features:* (1) The first book to apply the principles and tools of cultural proficiency to eliminating homophobia and heterosexism in our schools. (2) Based on a simple but powerful premise, i.e., the first step to achieving systemic change is for professionals to look inward by examining their cultures, values, and beliefs in relation to the populations they serve.  (3) Incorporates cases and personal stories as illustrations of an inside-out growth process. (4) Includes activities and reflective prompts for use by individuals and teams. (5) Uses the Cultural Proficiency Continuum (one...

  • Dignity for All: Safeguarding LGBT Students

    Dignity for All: Safeguarding LGBT Students

    by Peter DeWitt

    This book provides a comprehensive treatment of the topic of safeguarding sexually diverse students. The author explains why this group of students has been marginalized, the need for safeguards, and whyAthis group is at high risk of dropping out of school. This text also describes the history behind the stereotypes of the GLBT community and how harmful they can be for this student population. Included is practical information that administrators and staff can use in their daily practice, such as how to: Implement curriculum and offer professional development ideas...

  • LGBTQ Intimate Partner Violence: Lessons for Policy, Practice, and Research

    LGBTQ Intimate Partner Violence: Lessons for Policy, Practice, and Research

    by University of California Press

    Hardback book Publish date: February 2017 Nationally representative studies confirm that LGBTQ individuals are at an elevated risk of experiencing intimate partner violence. At the same time, while many similarities exist between LGBTQ and heterosexual intimate partner violence, research has illuminated a variety of unique aspects of LGBTQ intimate partner violence regarding the predictors of perpetration, the specific forms of abuse experienced, barriers to help-seeking for victims, and policy and intervention needs. This is the first book that systematically reviews literature regarding LGBTQ intimate partner violence, draws key lessons for current practice and...

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