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The Gay and Lesbian Affirmative Development (GLAD) Model: Facilitating Positive Gay Identity Development

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Craig S. Cashwell, Professor (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: The Gay and Lesbian Affirmative Development (GLAD) model, a proactive, gay-affirmative counseling approach, is proposed Parallels are drawn between Cass's (I919) Homosexual Identity Formation model and Ivey's (I99O) cognitive-behavioral Developmental Counseling Therapy model to help counselors assess and facilitate gay and lesbian clients' cognitive development related to the formation of a positive sexual orientation identity.

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Publication
Adultspan, Vol. 1, P. 13.
Language: English
Date: 1999
Keywords
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Homosexuality, Homosexual identity, Sexual orientation identity, Counseling