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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, & Boys: A Strengths-Based Guide for Helping Professionals and Educators

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

    by Michael Kocet

    *No refund on this item - Was $72.00* *Reduced by 20% - Now $57.60* 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...

  • 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...

  • Handbook of Counseling and Psychotherapy with Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Clients 2ed

    Handbook of Counseling and Psychotherapy with Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Clients 2ed

    by Kathleen J Bieschke, Ruperto M

    The Handbook of Counselling and Psychotherapy With Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Clients, Second Edition, significantly builds upon the areas of knowledge mapped in the award-winning first edition and explores the practical ramifications of recent changes regarding therapy with this population. In this thoroughly updated edition, the editors focus critical attention on the need to enhance our understanding of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender clients. They incorporate new and emerging areas of scholarship and reflect on implications of recent changes in our society, including political struggles for gay civil unions, marriage,...

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