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Coming Out, Coming Home: Helping Families Adjust to a Gay or Lesbian Child Paperback – Jul 15 2010

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  • Paperback: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Columbia University Press (June 24 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0231143834
  • ISBN-13: 978-0231143837
  • Product Dimensions: 15.9 x 1.9 x 22.9 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 422 g
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #455,081 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Essential reading for anyone involved in a counseling position and even parents who are having difficulties with helping their children to come out. (Lezly Herbert Out in Perth)

Coming Out, Coming Home is an informative and accessible book that contains myriad insights into the many obstacles, both internal and external, that families face as gay and lesbian children reach out for acceptance and support. (Journal of Homosexuality)

About the Author

Michael C. LaSala, Ph.D., is director of the Masters of Social Work Program and associate professor at Rutgers University. He has been in practice for more than twenty-five years and is a much-sought-after lecturer and researcher. He currently treats LGBT families and individuals at the Institute for Personal Growth in Highland Park, New Jersey, and his work can be found in Social Work, Family Process, Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, Families in Society, and Journal of Lesbian and Gay Social Services.

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