Concrete Strategies for Sensitizing Youth-Serving Agencies to the Needs of Gay, Lesbian, and Other Sexual Minority Youths.Phillips, Susan; And Others
Abstract: Notes that youth agencies and their administrators and practitioners face obstacles in addressing needs of gay and lesbian youths. Explores the experiences of two youth-serving agencies to offer recommendations on agency philosophies concerning the social realities of sexual minority youths and on several ways of creating a safe, welcoming, and productive environment. (Author/SD)
Title: Concrete Strategies for Sensitizing Youth-Serving Agencies to the Needs of Gay, Lesbian, and Other Sexual Minority Youths.
Author: Phillips, Susan; And Others
Journal Citation: Child Welfare, v76 n3 p393-409 May-Jun 1997
Publication Year: 1997
Document Type: Non-classroom Material (055); Journal Article (080)
Target Audience: Researchers
ERIC Identifier: EJ543413
Clearinghouse Identifier: PS526430
This document is NOT available from the ERIC Document Reproduction Service (EDRS).
Descriptors: Adolescents; * Agency Role; Children; Child Welfare; Community Programs; Homophobia; * Homosexuality; Lesbianism; Minority Groups; * Sex Role; Sexual Identity; Sexuality; Social Agencies; Social Services; * Youth; * Youth Agencies; * Youth Programs
Identifiers: Sexual Adjustment; *Sexual Attitudes; Sexual Orientation