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Serving LGBTQ Youth in Residential and Out of Home Care

NCTSN Resource

Resource Description

Aims to build provider awareness on the experiences of LGBTQ youth in psychiatric, child welfare, juvenile justice, and other residential settings. Speakers will examine the effects of trauma and the systemic barriers faced by LGBTQ youth in out of home care. Participants will hear perspectives from youth, their families, and residential programming staff about the challenges faced by LGBTQ youth in out of home care. In addition, they will present strategies for creating safe, inclusive, and youth-centered spaces and programming, as well as concrete skills for advocating and empowering LGBTQ youth.

Published in 2019

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