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

By Gerald P. Mallon

A new, extra accomplished variation of the vintage Social paintings text

Although nearly all 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 businesses. Social paintings perform with Lesbian, homosexual, Bisexual, and Transgender People is the up to date vintage textual content that has accelerated its scope to incorporate new content material on perform with bisexual and transgender populations—and integrated this content material all through. This informative e-book presents a data base of perform that might larger arrange scholars and practitioners for operating sensitively, thoroughly, and successfully with LGBT participants.


The textual content now covers content material on LGBT populations as articulated through the nationwide organization of Social employees (NASW) and the Council on Social paintings schooling (CSWE). entire and useful, this specified textual content discusses the pragmatic elements of social paintings with lesbian, homosexual, bisexual, and transgender humans. it's going to enhance and make stronger efficient perform with LGBT folks and their households in a number of settings. Chapters concentrate on very important subject matters similar to:



  • the profession’s middle values and moral ideas
  • identifying, examining, and resolving ethically demanding perform difficulties
  • LGBT people of color—heterosexism, racism, and sexism
  • applying the existence version and the stress-coping technique
  • the root of conflicts in allegiances and pressures for solidarity through homogeneity
  • practice with bisexual, transgender, and gender non-conforming individuals
  • sexual conversion treatment
  • traditional psychoanalytic notions of lesbian
  • the influence of sexual abuse on lesbian
  • internalized homophobia, heterocentrism, and homosexual identification
  • group paintings perform with the LGBTQ group
  • clinical overview for households the place sexual orientation is an argument
  • LGBT parenting
  • the position of health and wellbeing care
  • and many more!
Complete with a hugely specified appendix of symbols, definitions, and phrases, Social paintings perform with Lesbian, homosexual, Bisexual, and Transgender People, is a useful source for social employees and psychological health and wellbeing pros in addition to for college kids and educators in any respect degrees of experience.

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