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752 Pages

7 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197573495

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Social Work Practice with the LGBTQ+ Community

The Intersection of History, Health, Mental Health, and Policy Factors

Second Edition

Edited by Michael P. Dentato

  • Weaves together empirical and conceptual content, written by LGBTQ scholars, educators, students, and allies
  • Addresses issues of intersectionality with practice, urban and rural LGBTQ communities, and micro, mezzo, and macro perspectives
  • Provides strong integration of content related to affirming models and methods of practice
  • Powerpoint presentations and case scenarios are provided for instructional use and can be modified to fit the instructor's needs
  • Appendices provide a strong base for LGBTQ historical events, figures, signs, and symbols

New to this Edition:

  • More pedagogical features, such as tables and figures, discussion questions, and case studies
  • New chapters have been added pertaining to practice with Black LGBTQ+ populations as well as practice with LGBTQ+ migrants, immigrants, and refugees
  • New content addressing COVID-19: stay-at-home orders' and social isolation's impact on the health and mental health of LGBTQ+ populations, as well as a discussion of the role of online telehealth practices
  • New content on practitioner self-awareness, cultural humility and responsiveness, as well as acknowledging one's privileges, power, biases, and the need for social workers and members of health and mental health professions at-large to actively work via activism, allyship, and social action in dismantling oppressive systems specifically impacting LGBTQ+ people of color

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