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LGBT Psychology and Related Fields

Social Work Faculty Presented at 1st International Conference of LGBT Psychology and Related Fields in Lisbon, Portugal

Dr. Michael P. Dentato and Dr. Jeanne Sokolec, faculty members from the School of Social Work at Loyola University Chicago, presented a series of papers and workshops at the first international conference surrounding lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues this June at Instituto Universitário de Lisboa in Lisbon, Portugal.  Dr. Dentato and Dr. Sokolec presented in collaboration with local and international colleagues including Dr. Robert Cleve from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and Dr. Vera Paiva from University of Sao Paolo, Brazil. 

Presentation topics included:

Sponsors of the conference were schools across the U.S. and abroad, including Columbia University, University of Michigan, Cornell University, University of London, Sapienza Università di Roma and University of Salamanca, Spain, among others.  Members of the program committee included Dr. Vivienne Cass, Dr. Alex Carballo-Dieguez, Dr. Gary Harper, and Dr. Ritch Savin-Williams, among other noted international scholars in the field of LGBT issues.

For more information about the presentation topics or LGBTQ issues, please contact Dr. Dentato at mdentato@luc.edu.


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