FORA.tv Speaker - Robert-Jay Green

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Biography

Robert-Jay Green, PhD is the Founder and Executive Director of the Rockway Institute. He also is Distinguished Professor in the Clinical Psychology PhD program at the California School of Professional Psychology - the nation's oldest and largest nonprofit school of professional psychology, which is now a graduate division of Alliant International University. Among his over 70 publications are two co-edited books: Family Therapy: Major Contributions (New York: International Universities Press, 1981); and Lesbians and Gays in Couples and Families (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass/Wiley, 1996). His main areas of research over the last 30 years have included gay and lesbian couples and families; male gender role socialization; the measurement of couple and family relationship processes; multicultural issues in family functioning; the impact of family relations on children's academic achievement; and couple and family therapy. Dr. Green previously served as Executive Director and President of the board of the nonprofit Alternative Family Institute in San Francisco (the nation's first counseling center exclusively devoted to LGBT couple and family issues) and as Founder and Co-Director of Redwood Center Psychology Associates in Berkeley (one of the San Francisco Bay Area's leading couple and family therapy training centers). In 1998, Dr. Green received the award for Significant Contributions to the Study of Family Diversity from the Division of Family Psychology, American Psychological Association. He also received the 2001 award for Distinguished Contributions to Family Systems Research from the American Family Therapy Academy. He was one of the founding committee members and continues as a senior research scholar of the Council on Contemporary Families. Dr. Green has served on the editorial advisory boards of Journal of Family Psychology, Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, Family Process, Journal of Feminist Family Therapy, Cultural Diversity and Mental Health, Journal of GLBT Family Studies, and American Journal of Family Therapy. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.

2 Programs

Gay Rights and the Politics of 2008

06.18.08 | 01:38:06 min | 1 comment

Gay and Lesbian Relationships

06.07.07 | 01:25:46 min | 0 comments