1 edition of Lesbians, gays and social work found in the catalog.
Lesbians, gays and social work
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New York: New York Zoetrope. Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content on this page. Some of the earliest work began with historical understandings of how images of gay men and lesbians were both formally and informally systematically excluded from media images. Lesbian and gay adolescents considering whether to "come out" disclose their homosexual orientation to parents must carefully weigh the hoped-for benefits against the possible negative effects. Please review the types of cookies we use below.
The purpose of this study is to examine the quality of lesbian relationships by three factors: presence of children, extent of disclosure concerning the nature of the relationship, and longevity of the relationship. A framework for understanding the process of change, that occurs for the gay or lesbian person as they attempt to resolve conflicts of dual minority membership, is presented. Now you see it: Studies on lesbian and gay film. Examines knowledge, beliefs and values about homosexuality. A section of the book is devoted to public images of the gay and lesbian community.
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Education and training of staff, board members and other residents about issues pertaining to gay and lesbian adolescents and encouraging them to examine their own responses to homosexual orientation, can enhance opportunities for identifying, addressing, and serving the needs of this client group.
The goals of including content on lesbian and gay issues are to decrease homophobic attitudes and to prepare students to provide effective social work practice with lesbian and gay clients.
Strategies for service delivery to, and engaging victims of, homophobic violence are considered, as are idiosyncratic clinical concerns, and preventive interventions. Forces, I felt the paper regarding lesbians and gays in the forces was quite shallow. All of the papers listed can be obtained via any library by completing a request form cost about 25p if unemployed or 50p ; they will have to send off to the British Library for a photocopy and it will take about a month.
After analyzing the different types of homophobia individual, institutional, and internalized and how these are manifested in real life situations, Tully addresses the special needs and issues particular to three age groups: gay and lesbian youth, adults, and older clients. The family unit is the domain where such values and beliefs are nurtured and developed.
Would that such a book about social work in Britain existed! However, couples with children scored significantly higher on relationship satisfaction and sexual relationship.
It stresses that social workers must understand that feelings and fantasies about same-sex behavior are natural before they can help clients cope with the social problems engendered by homophobia.
The author describes the experiences of the Eromin Center, Inc. The source of the term is not known, but it probably came from the name of the home of Sappho, who lived on the Greek island of Lesbos around BCE.
According to Hetrick and Martin"Families react with shame and guilt to homosexuality in a child partly because of the widespread belief that homosexuality is the result of bad parenting".
When homosexual family members are discovered, heterosexual family members experience a conflict between their conceptions of homosexual persons and the familiar family role of the homosexual member. Russo charts the representation of homosexuals in Hollywood film clearly and concisely.
The author's survey of social work courses in health care reveals that they are seriously deficient in content relating to lesbians and gays. This article argues for a reconceptualization of service delivery that begins with a recognition of the unique developmental challenges facing sexual minority youths and proceeds to an examination of the systemic obstacles to providing competent services in their behalf.
New York: Harper and Row. Appleby, George Alan, and Jeane W. A page questionnaire was administerd to mental health professionals employed in a variety of service delivery agencies, both public and private. Chesebro, James W. The author offers practical applications for the social worker and client at the micro- mezzo- and macro-levels, from helping a teenage client to discover a personal sexual orientation microto organizing a social event for lesbians and gays mezzoto building a community coalition macro.
Heterosexual persons are also sometimes included for comparison purposes. Russo, Vito. Not surprisingly, much of the work in this area is critical of the mainstream media and argues that what few representations of sexual minorities do exist in the mainstream media are problematic and should be rectified.
Whereas most work on queer representations focuses on film, video, and television, this edited volume delves into some of the lesser-explored areas of representation of homosexuality, including literature and photography and the other visual arts.
However they must carry out this struggle in the context of a largely rejecting and fearful society.SOCIAL WORKERS’ ATTITUDES TOWARDS LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL AND TRANSGENDER ADOPTIONS A Project Presented to the Faculty of California State University, San Bernardino by Christina Nicole Kemper Natalie Jazmin Reynaga June Approved by: Dr.
Erica Lizano, Faculty Supervisor, Social Work Dr. Rosemary McCaslin, M.S.W. Research Coordinator. Overall, the public is increasing accepting gays and lesbians in the society. On the study conducted by Elizabeth Mehren entitled “Homosexuals finding more Acceptance. Poll says” states that gays and lesbians have experienced a dramatic rise in acceptance over the last two decades, according to a new Los Angeles Times Poll Social Work Practice with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People Social Work Practice with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People book.
Edited By Gerald P. Mallon. Edition 2nd Edition. First Published eBook Published 2 June Pub. location New York. Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, and Transgender People of Color Cited by: 3. Social Work with Lesbians and Gay Men provides social workers and other professionals with an overview of a number of key challenges and concerns that play a.
Writing a book with someone else is never easy but we remain good friends. R. () ‘ Vicar could be disciplined for blog slurs against gays and muslims ’, The Guardian. The most comprehensive resource to date on the methods of empowerment with lesbian and gay clients, this book explores the history and politics of gay identity and explains the basis and development of the empowerment approach in social work practice in the United States.
After analyzing the Author: Carol Tully. Adoption Amongst Gay And Lesbian Couples Social Work Essay. words (13 pages) Essay in Social Work. In a society which promotes equality for all, lesbians and gay men have faced inequalities due to their sexual orientation. The number of lesbians and gay men wanting to have a family through adoption and fostering has increased over the.