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Affirmative Practice

Understanding and Working with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Persons


Part 1. History and Context

Chapter 1. Community Development

Chapter 2. Cultural, Political, Legal, and Social Issues

Chapter 3. Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identities, and Evolving Identifications

Part II. Knowledge and Theory

Chapter 4. Individuals: Coming Out and Identity Development

Chapter 5. Individuals: Disclosures

Chapter 6. Friends and Partners

Chapter 7. Parenting

Part III. Practice: History and Affirmative Practice Requirements

Chapter 8. The Transformation from Oppressive Diagnoses and Interventions to Affirmative Approaches

Chapter 9. Requirements of Practitioners and Human Services Agencies

Part IV. Practice with Individuals, Couples, Families, and Larger Systems

Chapter 10. Practice with Individuals

Chapter 11. Practice with Couples and Families

Chapter 12. Practice at the Institutional, Community, and Macrocultural Levels

Part V. Special Groups and Practice

Chapter 13. Youth

Chapter 14. Midlife and Aging

Epilogue: Research

Appendix: General Practice Applications

Epilogue: Research