Sexual Orientation and Gender Expression in Social Work Practice: Working with Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender People by Deana MorrowSexual Orientation and Gender Expression in Social Work Practice: Working with Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender People by Deana Morrow

Sexual Orientation and Gender Expression in Social Work Practice: Working with Gay, Lesbian…

EditorDeana Morrow, Lori Messinger

Paperback | February 1, 2006

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This volume offers an invaluable resource for both social work educators and practitioners working with gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) clients and their families. It is the first such work to specifically address issues affecting bisexual and transgender people as well as the larger concerns of the GLBT community.

Contributors present specific, practical suggestions for effective knowledge-based and skills-based practice with GLBT clients. Topics include heterosexism and homophobia, identity development, coming out, GLBT adolescents and older adults, health-care concerns, relationships and families, workplace issues, the history of the GLBT civil rights movement, sex reassignment, AIDS, and the role of spirituality in the lives of GLBT individuals. The contributors also consider intragroup issues of race, ethnicity, age, and socioeconomic status.

Deana F. Morrow is associate professor of social work at Winthrop University, in Rock Hill, South Carolina. She received her doctorate in Counselor Education from North Carolina State University, the Master of Social Work Degree and a graduate level Certificate of Gerontology from the University of Georgia, and a Master's Degree in Co...
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Title:Sexual Orientation and Gender Expression in Social Work Practice: Working with Gay, Lesbian…Format:PaperbackDimensions:532 pagesPublished:February 1, 2006Publisher:Columbia University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0231127294

ISBN - 13:9780231127295

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The book is a thorough summary of practice and policy issues... a good addition to the social work literature.