Richard Brandon-Friedman

IU School of Social Work IUPUI

Office phone:
317-278-9819
Email:
rifriedm@iupui.edu

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Areas of Expertise

Sexual and gender identity development among youth, youth sexual well-being, LGBTQ+ identity development, youth sexual behaviors, sexuality discourse within social work, and addressing sexuality within the child welfare system.

Expert Bio

Richard A. Brandon-Friedman is an assistant professor in the IU School of Social Work at IUPUI and the social work services supervisor for the Gender Health Clinic at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health. His academic foci include sexual and gender identity development among youth, youth sexual well-being, LGBTQ+ identity development, youth sexual behaviors, sexuality discourse within social work, and addressing sexuality within the child welfare system.

As a clinician, he has worked with youth in schools and in child welfare for over 10 years and has worked with youth who identify as sexual minorities for over 15 years. He currently serves as a member of the Executive Board of GenderNexus, as chair of the Indiana chapter of the National Association of Social Workers' Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Committee, and as a councilor for the Council on Social Work Education's Council on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression.

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Additional Information

CV: https://socialwork.iu.edu/_documents/download_ext.v2.php?q=Zm9ybV9pZD1leHRlcm5hbF9mYWMtc3RhZmYmaWQ9cmlmcmllZG0mZWw9ZWxlbWVudF8xNCZoYXNoPTMxMDhhMTIyM2M0YWQxNDM5MjczZGRiZGVjOWZjOGU5JmZpbHRlcj1jdg==

Updated on: June 16, 2020