Youth Development


Dr. Caitlin Ryan and The Family Acceptance Projects’ Studies of LGBT Youth

December 7, 2010

Dr. Caitlin Ryan, Director of the Family Acceptance Project at San Francisco State University School Bullying, Violence Against Lesbian, Gay,...

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Understanding an Adolescent Phenomenon: Teens Click With Their Cliques

July 7, 2009

By Bette J. Freedson, LCSW, LICSW Introduction A Sense of Belonging Conclusion Introduction Adolescents...

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Three Questions about Child and Adolescent Resilience

April 3, 2009

By Elizabeth K. Anthony, PhD, MSW, MA   Introduction Dr. Elizabeth K. Anthony is an Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work at...

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Conquering the Dark Age: Helping Lesbian, Gendered, and Bisexual Transgendered (LGBT) Youth to Cope

February 17, 2009

By Jo Ann Burson Preston, PhD, MDSW   Introduction Understanding Gender Identity Impact of Stigmatization of LGBT...

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The Family Acceptance Project

November 12, 2008

San Francisco State University Awarded $500,000 from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to Support the "Family Acceptance Project" for Families...

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Too Many Activities Can Hurt a Family

July 23, 2008

By Laura Michels   Parents say they feel a lot of pressure to enroll their kids in sports Thursday, July 17, 2008 at 4:59 p.m. For...

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Desarrollo de la Juventud: Cómo Los Trabajadores Sociales Ayudan a Adolescencias De la Lucha

October 15, 2007

por Frederic G. Reamer, Ph.D.   Introducción Escuelas especiales y programas Señales De Peligro Abuso de la sustancia y...

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Frequently Asked Questions About Social Networking Web Sites

July 20, 2007

By Susan Shankle, MSW, LISW-CP   Introduction How do I find my child's MySpace web page? How do I delete a MySpace...

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Risk Factors and Intervention Strategies for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth

July 12, 2007

By Michael Langlois, LICSW   Introduction Risky Behaviors GLB Youth and Suicide How Social Workers Can Help GLB...

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Helping Pre-Teens and Teens Navigate Their Social World: It Takes Social Workers and the Rest of the Village

July 11, 2007

By Julie Baron, MSW, LCSW-C   Introduction Creating a Climate of Safety and Respect Teaching Social...

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