Social Work Practice with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and by Gerald P. Mallon

By Gerald P. Mallon

Although the majority of LGBT people are fit, resilient, and hardy people who don't search social paintings intervention, a few were or may be consumers in social paintings corporations. The 3rd version of Social paintings perform with Lesbian, homosexual, Bisexual, and Transgender humans updates this vintage textual content and expands its scope to incorporate new content material on social paintings with older and more youthful LGBT humans. Written through a staff of hugely skilled specialists, this e-book presents an information base for perform that may higher arrange scholars and practitioners for operating sensitively, correctly, and successfully with LGBT contributors and teams.


Comprehensive and functional, this precise textual content discusses the pragmatic points of social paintings with lesbian, homosexual, bisexual, and transgender humans. it is going to enhance and strengthen powerfuble perform with LGBT individuals and their households in a number of settings. Chapters specialise in very important themes equivalent to:




  • the profession’s center values and moral principles;



  • social paintings and queer theory;



  • LGBT and race—heterosexism, racism, and sexism;



  • applying the lifestyles version and the stress-coping strategy;



  • practice with bisexual, transgender, and gender non-conforming folks;



  • relationship construction among lesbian partners;



  • the influence of constructing kin for lesbian couples;



  • internalized homophobia, heterocentrism, and homosexual id;



  • group paintings perform with the LGBTQ community;



  • clinical overview for households the place sexual orientation is an argument; and



  • LGBT parenting.

There also are new chapters on social paintings with LGBT children and LGBT older people.




Complete with a hugely specific appendix of symbols, definitions, and phrases, Social paintings perform with Lesbian, homosexual, Bisexual, and Transgender People, third edition is a useful source for social employees and psychological health and wellbeing execs in addition to for college kids and educators in any respect degrees of experience.

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Even though the majority of LGBT people are fit, resilient, and hardy people who don't search social paintings intervention, a few were or might be consumers in social paintings firms. The 3rd version of Social paintings perform with Lesbian, homosexual, Bisexual, and Transgender humans updates this vintage textual content and expands its scope to incorporate new content material on social paintings with older and more youthful LGBT humans.

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