5 edition of Social work with lesbian parent families found in the catalog.
Social work with lesbian parent families
|Other titles||Journal of gay & lesbian social services.|
|Statement||Lucy R. Mercier, Rena D. Harold.|
|Contributions||Mercier, Lucy R., Harold, Rena D.|
|LC Classifications||HV1449 .S67 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|ISBN 10||9781560237556, 9781560237563|
|LC Control Number||2007026940|
This book is well-written and non-judgmental, but I felt like it was trying to cover waaaay too much and ended up being kind of a superficial overview of everything related to parenting in general and being a queer parent. Really, the same regular-size book needs to cover lesbian family formation options, all stages of child development through /5(1). This book offers an excellent foundation for further study and practice. As a text, the full volume is very relevant for social work foundation courses in both the clinical and human behavior tracks, and for family therapy and couple therapy courses."--Ellen R. DeVoe, PhD, MSW, Boston University School of Social Work.
Family acceptance and support are significant factors that promote well-being and protection from risks for all youth, including LGBT youth. 1 The meaning of family varies by personal, cultural, and other factors and can include individuals who are not biologically or legally related to a youth (i.e., families of choice). 2 Family responses to expressions of gender and sexual identity by youth. Paralleling their gains in legal rights and social acceptance is a rapidly growing knowledge base concerning sexually diverse families. Emphasizing what we know and what we still need to know about this maturing field, LGBT-Parent Families covers both major and less-studied areas of research, exploring clinical, methodological, policy, and advocacy issues alongside the contexts in which.
present Director of the Doctorate of Social Work Program, The State University of New Jersey. Responsibilities include leading a team of faculty in carrying out the program, curriculum development, evaluating student portfolios. present Associate Professor, School of Social Work, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Social work response to child welfare referrals in England. Before the mids families referred to social services because of child welfare concerns were routinely screened using child protection procedures regardless of the reason for referral (Gibbons, ; Parton, Thorpe, & Wattam, ).Following the review undertaken in Child Protection: Messages from Research, (Department of .
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The traditional concept of family as being exclusively heterosexual has resulted in myth-generation about lesbian parents as well as fostering limitations in the programs and benefits that support more diverse nontraditional families. Social Work with Lesbian Parent Families: Ecological Perspectives explores the variety of social systems with which lesbian parent families interact, with a.
This unique book has the strong potential to influence the policies that impact lesbian parent families. Social Work with Lesbian Parent Families: Ecological Perspectives is a valuable resource for social workers, psychologists, sociologists, anthropologists, marriage and family therapists, public policy and administration professionals Brand: Taylor And Francis.
Preface: We Are Family: Lesbian Parenting Lucy R. Mercier and Rena D. Harold Becoming Parents: Lesbian Mothers' Adoption Experience Scott Ryan and Courtney Whitlock Lesbian Parents and Work: Stressors and Supports for the Work-Family Interface Lucy R. Mercier A Model for Policy Analysis Applied to the Goodridge Case Misty L.
Wall Lesbian Parent. This unique book has the strong potential to influence the policies that impact lesbian parent families. Social Work with Lesbian Parent Families: Ecological Perspectives is a valuable resource for social workers, psychologists, sociologists, anthropologists, marriage and family therapists, public policy and administration professionals.
Social workers need to be able to work with a diverse group of children and their families: from babies to teenagers, single parents to two-parent families and multi-carer families, as well as with a diverse group of professionals, such as the police, schools, hospitals.
Social workers need to be able to work with a diverse group of children and their families: from babies to teenagers, single parents to two-parent families and multi-carer families, as well as with a diverse group of professionals, such as the police, schools, hospitals, health centres and various community organisations.
Social work practice with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. 2d ed. New York: Routledge. E-mail Citation» Introduction to many aspects of LGBT life with numerous contributors offering chapters on social work practice with diverse populations as well as a chapter authored by the editor on social work practice with LGBT parents.
LGBTQ-Parent Families, 2 nd Edition, is a valuable updated resource for graduate students as well as veteran and beginning clinicians across disciplines, including family studies, family therapy, gender studies, public health, social policy, social work and child and adolescent psychology as well as related disciplines across mental health and.
Of special interest is afocus on the worldview of the parties involved in the child welfare system, including the child, the family, the birth parent, and the foster rs weave case studies, ethical issues, multicultural concerns, and current research into a highly accessible guide.
LGBT-Parent Families is the first handbook to provide a comprehensive examination of this underserved area. Reflecting the nature of this issue, the volume is notably interdisciplinary, with contributions from scholars in psychology, sociology, human development, family studies, gender studies, sexuality studies, legal studies, social work, and anthropology.
This chapter focuses on an analysis of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people within the context of their family system. It explores the following areas: demographic issues; psychosocial risks and psychosocial needs of LGBT people; the clinical assessment issues of working with an individual where sexual or gender orientation is the presenting issue; and recommendations for.
Diverse, too, are the disciplines represented in the book, from psychology and psychiatry to human development and legal studies. Among the topics covered: Lesbian and gay adoptive parents; A call for research on bisexual parenting; Transgender-parent families; LGBTQ youth with LGBTQ parents; Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender grandparents.
Child & Family Social Work provides a forum where researchers, practitioners, policy-makers and managers in the field exchange knowledge, increase understanding and develop notions of good practice.
In its promotion of research and practice, which is both disciplined and articulate, the Journal is dedicated to advancing the wellbeing and welfare of children and their families throughout the world.
A social worker's first objective is to help families understand and solve the issue. If trouble in the parents' marriage is causing discord throughout the family, the social worker will help the couple address their issues with each other so they can work as a team.
Families and Social Interaction. Social interactionist perspectives on the family examine how family members and intimate couples interact on a daily basis and arrive at shared understandings of their situations. Studies grounded in social interactionism give us a keen understanding of how and why families operate the way they do.
Download Social Work with Lesbian Parent Families by Lucy R. Mercier Becoming A Family. ISBN ISBN This text is intended for Methods/Practice with Families (Mezzo) courses in Social Work as a basic primer that introduces students to an overview of practice with families.
It can also be used in Generalist Practice courses in which instructors want to emphasize work with families/5(18). As a lesbian parent of a small child,I was really looking for a book on lesbian parenting.
This book includes a great deal about becoming a parent so I would recommend this book to gay or lesbian folks who are thinking about becoming parents as the chapters on adoption, co-parenting, donor insemination, etc.
were well written and seemed to Reviews: 3. Working with families and youth is at the core of good family-centered practice. To conduct assessment, case planning, and case management successfully, caseworkers must be skilled in communicating with children, youth, and families to help them strengthen interpersonal, parenting, and problem-solving skills.
Social Work Practice with Children and Families: A Family Health Approach. New York: The Hawthorn Social Work Practice Press.
pages, $ Taking a “family health” approach, this anthology exposes the reader to the wide and varied field of social work practice with children and families.
Micucci, J. A. (). Claiming a place at the family table: Gay and lesbian families in the 21st century. [Book review of A. E. Goldberg, Lesbian and gay parents and their children: Research on the family life cycle. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association].
PsycCRITIQUES, 55, 7, article 1. Google Scholar.In this chapter we focus on some of the risks to which the most vulnerable families and children in today’s society are exposed. We build on the family-centered, ecological orientation to social work practice with families and children described in chapter 1, examining risks in the larger social and economic environment, in the families’ own neighborhood and community, and in their homes.Mercier, Lucy R., and Rena D.
Harold. Social Work With Lesbian Parent Families: Ecological Perspectives. Routledge, A special issue of: Journal of Gay & Lesbian Social Services. Explores the variety of social systems with which lesbian parent families interact from .