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Sexual Identity & Ministry to Youth – Mark Yarhouse, Psy.D
04/22/2014 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday, April 22, 2014. 11am PDT / 2pm EDT
The session will provide youth ministry staff with up-to-date information and new language and concepts for understanding the experiences of youth who are navigating sexual identity questions in their lives.
Mark Yarhouse, Psy.D., is Professor of Psychology and the Hughes Endowed Chair at Regent University, where he directs the Institute for the Study of Sexual Identity. Dr. Yarhouse is author of the white paper on Christianity and sexual identity for the Christ on Campus Initiative at the Gospel Coalition. He is currently the Chair of the APA’s Division 36 (Psychology of Religion and Spirituality) task force on LGBT issues. Dr. Yarhouse is the author of over 60 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters and author of Homosexuality and the Christian: A Guide for Parents, Pastors, and Friends and Understanding Sexual Identity: A Resource for Youth Ministry.