ERIC Number: EJ468385
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
A Developmental Approach to Gay and Lesbian Youth.
McFarland, William P.
Journal of Humanistic Education and Development, v32 n1 p17-29 Sep 1993
Reviews the literature concerning homosexual identity development. Discusses at-risk issues (suicide, human immunodeficiency virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome infection, school problems) and developmental difficulties for gay and lesbian youth (sensitization, identity confusion, identity assumption, commitment). Proposes developmental guidance program responses. (Author/NB)
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Counseling Techniques, Developmental Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidance Programs, Homosexuality, Individual Development, Lesbianism, Models, School Counselors, Sexual Identity, Student Needs, Suicide
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - General; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A