Journal of Lesbian Studies, 1 2 Further, even if faculty believe that including material related to LGBT issues is important, there is no clarity about what topics are most important, or what methodologies are most effective.
The case for second parent adoption. Hate Crimes Prevention Act. The Clinical Supervisor, 27 2 Injust as I started my graduate social work program, the Council on Social Work Education adopted a revision to the Curriculum Policy Statement that required the infusion of materials about lesbian and gay populations into social work curricula Johnson, Book Chapters Martin, J.
An evaluation of AIDS-prevention brochures for university women and men. Early research from the late s and early s was conducted to generate empirical data to address heteronormative and homophobic premises that children raised in lesbian or gay parented households are damaged by that experience and that a home with a mother, father, and biologically related children is the only suitable family structure—a view that all too often informed legal decisions related to child custody where a gay or lesbian parent was involved.
An alternative response to the AIDS crisis. Even though these sexual orientation issues did not keep us from having what we believed were good educational experiences, they remained troubling and unresolved. Findings from three US cities. Social services for senior gay men and lesbians.
Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Meyer, PhD Meyer, I. Within the specialization of practice with LGBT parents, professional social workers partner with or represent the interests of persons and families who request assistance in advocating for policy or legislative changes.
Working with gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students. Agencies were advised to: To review proposed Delegate Assembly public social policies for their impact on gays, lesbians, bisexuals, and transgender people and make recommendations for their acceptance or modification.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues in social work: How good are the knowledge claims? Gerontological Social Work, 28 4 We confront the challenge of educating students to work with LGBT populations amid a professional atmosphere of uncertainty and ambivalence.
Findings and implications for gay and bisexual men. In the fall, I talked to another queer student, Michelle Topal, who had done a summer block field placement about her equally difficult experience in a rural mental health agency.
Department of Health and Human Services recommended actions to improve the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities.
Handbook of research with LGBT populations. Education Development Center, Inc.Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans health inequalities: international perspectives in social work.
Gabriele Dennert University of Applied Sciences Dortmund, Lesbian, gay, bisexual, It is an important step to include social work perspectives into the ‘complex matrix’ (Ruth Stark, President International Federation of Social Workers) of. The author addresses social work practice with gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) youth.
Identity development, including disclosure and the emergence of sexuality are discussed, along with family and school issues. Goal.
Improve the health, safety, and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals. Overview. LGBT individuals encompass all races.
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Families and Parenting Abstract and Keywords According to U.S. census data, an estimatedAmerican children were living in households headed by same-sex couples inand nearly twice that number had a single lesbian or gay parent. Download a PDF of this article Abstract: Over the last twenty years, social work literature on practice with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) populations has grown, and research has begun to emerge about challenges faced by LGBT social work students and practitioners in the field.
Despite the increasing attention paid to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues over the last decades, health inequalities and inequities experienced by non-heterosexual and non-cisgender people still remain neglected topics in research and education.Download