Psychotherapy with Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Clients 7: Sexual Minority Adolescents
by Ron Scott
Combining the voices of gay and lesbian youth with leading professionals, this program provides an insightful look at the GLB adolescent experience. 

This video combines the latest research and effective treatment approaches by such experts as Dr. Ritch Savin-Wiliams, Dr. Karla Anhalt and Teresa DeCrescenzo, and includes vital information for working with this special population.

What therapists are saying…

"This excellent video examines the latest research on sexual minority youth. Topics discussed include newer developmentally and gender based models of sexual identity, rates of victimization in school and home, and the use a strength and resiliency approach to therapy."

-- Sukie Magraw, PhD, Chair, PsyD  Program, JFK University
"Psychotherapy with Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Clients is the best collection of DVDs about the social and psychological dimensions of this community. The series is well researched and covers many significant issues that GLB people meet in the course of their lives. I would recommend them to a wide audience including psychotherapists. family members, and GLB people themselves."

-- Charles Silverstein, PhD, Founding Editor, The Journal of Homosexuality 
In Depth
By watching this video, you’ll learn about:

• Typical adolescent developmental milestones
• Four key “differential developmental trajectories” -- a comprehensive model for understanding healthy GLB identity development.
• Stressors common to identifying as GLB during adolescence, including loss of social support, victimization/harassment, suicidality, high-risk sexual behavior and substance abuse.
• Ways to help GLB youth become resistant to potential stressors.
• The paradigm shift from a pathologizing model to a strength-based treatment approach that includes mentoring, trust building, adjusting to social roles, building resiliency against harassment, and dealing with religious conflicts.
• The GLB youth perspective as they share their positive and negative experiences.

Length of video: 00:49:00

English subtitles available

Group ISBN-10 #: 1-60124-408-8

Group ISBN-13 #: 978-1-60124-408-6

Dr. Ron Scott is Professor of Psychology at Chapman University, teaching courses in the areas of clinical, personality and multicultural psychology. He is a licensed clinical psychologist and maintains a small private practice in addition to his work at the university. Dr. Scott is an active teacher-scholar with approximately 20 journal articles and book chapters. He is an officer in the International Council of Psychologists and has been a visiting professor at several universities throughout Latin America.

Featured professionals in the series include Dr. Christine Padesky, Dr. Robert Jay Green, Dr. Isaiah Crawford, Dr. Eli Coleman, Dr. Sari Dworkin, Dr. Ritch Savin-Williams, Dr. Fritz Klein, Dr. Mary Bradford, Dr. Beverly Greene and others.

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