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2004

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California State University, San Bernardino

Social work with gay youth

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Accepting Gay And Lesbian Children: A Parents Perspective, Lacee' Lanai Lanier, Julia Ann Larson Jan 2004

Accepting Gay And Lesbian Children: A Parents Perspective, Lacee' Lanai Lanier, Julia Ann Larson

Theses Digitization Project

This study examined the relationships between parents' and their gay and lesbian children from the parents' perspective. Forty-seven questionnaires containing thirty-two questions were distributed and completed. This study sought to identify barriers parents experienced and the levels of acceptance prior to and after their child's disclosure, in order to assist families during the coming out process.


Social Worker Perceptions Of Services Directed Toward Sexual Minority Youth And Their Families In Child Welfare Agencies, Travis James Webb Jan 2004

Social Worker Perceptions Of Services Directed Toward Sexual Minority Youth And Their Families In Child Welfare Agencies, Travis James Webb

Theses Digitization Project

Sexual minority youth are coming out about their same-sex attractions earlier in recent years. Such youth and their families may experience a range of potential problems and concerns, suggesting that the child welfare system may need to do more to respond to the unique needs of this population. By employing a qualitative research design, this study, using face-to-face interviews with ten child welfare workers, examined child welfare agencies' ability to adequately render services to sexual minority youth and their families.