Isabel Allende: How to Live Passionately-No Matter Your Age
Love in Later Life: Sexuality & Aging
How would you describe your age & developmental
In what contexts, if any, do you feel that your age
& developmental life stage are privileged identities?
In what contexts do you experience oppression because
of your age & developmental life stage?
How does your age & developmental life stage interact with other
identities that you hold, such as your ethnicity, race, gender, sexual orientation,
What is your comfort level working with clients whose
age & developmental life stage differ from your own?
How comfortable are you talking about age and
its impact on identity with clients?
In what situations might age & developmental life stage be
salient in the counseling relationship?
How might you bring up age with your
How important do you think it is for counselors to be
knowledgable and aware of their own understandings of age and developmental life-stage identity?
What activities might counselors engage in to become
more aware of how their own cultural identities impact their world
views, values, biases, beliefs, ways of working with clients, and ways
of relating to clients?
What were your reactions to the videos on this
Were there some you were drawn to?
Were there any that elicited strong reactions?
How did the videos on this page demonstrate the
relationship between age, developmental life-stage & identity in relation to other cultural factors
such as gender, sexual orientation, family culture, ability, the culture of the United States,
and other cultures?