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Volume 14, Issue 3 (1985)

Crisis Counseling for Disparate Adolescent Sexual Dilemmas: Pregnancy and Homosexuality

pp. 300—312

ABSTRACT: Issues and considerations in counseling adolescents confronted by the two unrelated potential sexual dilemmas of pregnancy and homosexuality are presented.Within the framework of crisis counseling theory, roles and activities of the school psychologist confronting these issues are articulated. As crisis counselor the psychologist is called upon to facilitate rapid reduction of acute stress and to enhance adolescents’ coping skills by helping them access personal and community resources.The psychologist’s role in primary prevention is also discussed.

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