"This manual is for all therapists, counsellors, other clinicians, nurses and doctors assessing or treating clients who have substance use and/or mental health concerns.
This manual will help create an environment where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, transsexual, two-spirit, intersex, and queer (LGBTTTIQ) clients feel comfortable indentifying themselves as such.
Includes: interview items that can be used to facilitate discussion during assessment or early in treatment; an assessment form and guide to be used with a standard substance use, mental health, or other service assessment; background information to help clinicians use the ARQ2 guide; a glossary of concepts and terms."
"A documentary film featuring thirteen transgender and genderqueer scholars, artists and activists discussing the impact and implications of the Gender Identity Disorder diagnosis on their lives and communities."-back cover.
San Francisco Frameline LGBT Film Festival Official Selection, 2009 ; Montreal Image + Nation International LGBT Film Festival Official Selection, 2009.
Imagining transgender -- Making community -- "I know what I am" : gender, sexuality, and identity -- The making of a field : anthropology and transgender studies -- The logic of inclusion : transgender activism -- The calculus of pain : violence, narrative, and the self -- Conclusion: making ethnography.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -297) and index.
Introduction: how to read and use this book; Part I. History, contexts and debates in LGBTQ psychology: 1. Introducing LGBTQ psychology; 2. Key debates and perspectives; 3. Doing LGBTQ psychological research; Part II. Understanding social marginalisation in LGBTQ lives: 4. Diversity; 5. Prejudice and discrimination; 6. Health; Part III. LGBTQ experiences across the lifespan: 7. Young people, coming out and identity development; 8. Relationships; 9. Parenting and family; 10. Ageing and old age; Conclusion: 11. The future of LGBTQ psychology; Glossary.
Introduction : current and future research on lesbian, gay, and bisexual people -- Ch. 1. Substance use and abuse and mental health among sexual-minority youths : evidence from add health -- Ch. 2. Developmental and contextual factors and mental health among lesbian, gay, and bisexual youths-- Ch. 3. Social anxiety and barriers to resilience among lesbian, gay, and bisexual adolescents-- Ch. 4. What we got wrong about sexual identity development : unexpected findings from a longitudinal study of young women -- Ch. 5. Pregnancy among lesbian, gay, and bisexual adolescents : influences of stigma, sexual abuse, and sexual orientation -- Ch. 6. Religion and health among lesbian, gay, and bisexual youths : an empirical investigation and theoretical explanation -- Ch. 7. Estimating prevalence of mental and substance-using disorders among lesbians and gay men from existing national health data -- Ch. 8. Investigating lesbians' mental health and alcohol use : what is an appropriate comparison group? -- Ch. 9. Sexual behavior and sexual dysfunction in a community sample of lesbian and heterosexual women -- Ch. 10. Homophobia, poverty, and racism : triple oppression and mental health outcomes in Latino gay men -- Ch. 11. Lesbians and gay men at work : consequences of being out -- Ch. 12. Social threat, personal identity, and physical health in closeted gay men -- Ch. 13. Exploring sexual behaviors and sexual orientation : an ethnographic study of African American female crack cocaine users Ch. 14. Lesbian mothers and their children : findings from the contemporary families study
Introduction to practice with transgender and gender variant youth -- Knowledge for practice with transgender and gender variant youth -- Ethical issues in the mental health treatment of trans adolescents -- Internal and external stress factors associated with the identity development of transgender and gender variant youth -- Social work practice with transgender and gender variant children and youth -- Social work practice with female-to-male transgender and gender variant youth -- "For colored girls only" : reflections of an emerging male-to-female transgender and gender variant youth consciousness -- Group-work practice with transgender and gender variant youth -- Social work practice with transgender and gender variant youth and their families -- Legal advocacy on behalf of transgender and gender nonconforming youth -- A call for organizational trans-formation -- Summary of recommendations for the clinical treatment of transgender and gender variant youth
First ed. published as: Social services with transgendered youth. New York : Harrington Park Press, c1999
"Offers innovative, practical interventions plus homework, handouts, worksheets, and hands-on activities tailored to these populations. Use the notebook to explore the issues surrounding coming out, homophobia in the workplace, spirituality, identity formation, and issues that require a non-hetorsexist approach, such as domestic violence and relationship concerns. Grounded in current theory, each chapter explains the rationale for the activity it proposes, includes contraindications, and provides a list of helpful resources for therapists and clients."