The Father’s Role in the Development of Adolescent Sexual Identity: Two Video Interviews of Dr. O’Donnell Conducted by Texas A & M University
Dr. Michael O’Donnell, (the former) Executive Director of the Southwest Center for Fathering at Abilene Christian University, discusses the importance of fathers in both male and female adolescent’s gender identification. Two 15 minute segments are appropriate to help parent educators and parents understand the connection between the mother-father relationship and their child’s sex role identification. Dr. O’Donnell discusses the relationship of attitudes and behavior of the father to gender acceptance on the part of the adolescent.
The Father’s Role in the Development of Adolescent Sexual Identity: Video Interview Two
This interview of Dr. Michael O’Donnell, (former) Executive Director for the Southwest Center for Fathering, Abilene, Texas, provides research data and interpretations about father-daughter/son relationship on adolescent development; sex role identity, psychosocial development, sexual decision-making.
Here’s a link to the two video interviews produced on Michael O’Donnell, Ph.D. (above) for Texas A & M University: http://fcs.tamu.edu/families/parenting/fathering/resources.php