Addressing the Needs of Gay and Lesbian Students: The School Counselor's Role.Robinson, Kristin E.
Abstract: Describes issues facing gay and lesbian youth: isolation, family problems, violence, sexual abuse, and sexually transmitted diseases. Discusses issues of homophobia and institutional discrimination, and the need for research and practices school counselors can adopt to address the needs of gay and lesbian students. Includes 30 references and cites other suggested resources. (CRR)
Title: Addressing the Needs of Gay and Lesbian Students: The School Counselor's Role.
Author: Robinson, Kristin E.
Journal Citation: School Counselor, v41 n5 p326-32 May 1994
Publication Year: 1994
Document Type: Review Literature (070); Journal Article (080)
Target Audience: Practitioners
ERIC Identifier: EJ489038
Clearinghouse Identifier: CG545390
Available from: UMI
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Descriptors: Adolescents; * Counselor Role; Elementary Secondary Education; Homophobia; * Homosexuality; Lesbianism; School Counselors; Social Bias; * Student Needs