Features five LGBTQ youth who discuss their own trauma experiences related to their respective LGBTQ identities, how they strengthened their resilience, and how professionals helped them.
The following resources on LGBTQ Youth were developed by the NCTSN.
Provides a map for increasing trauma therapist's comfort, willingness, and knowledge to initiate and facilitate sexual health conversations that promote LGBTQ youth coming to know the positive potential for their sexual development and health.
Defines key terms, including consent and coercion, and offers guidance to teens related to dating violence and sexual assault.
Offers an introduction to the Safe Places, Safe Spaces video. This fact sheet gives a brief overview for working with LGBTQ youth as well as a synopsis of the video, and suggested resources.
Discusses sexual assault that occurs within the context of ongoing relationships and those that occur in a one-time interaction (e.g., at a party, among casual acquaintances, friends who are not in an ongoing intimate/romantic relationship).
Discusses the Safe Places, Safe Spaces video product.
Offers concrete strategies and recommendations for providers working with LGBTQ youth who have experienced trauma. This webinar series discusses how to increase access to services, create a safe environment for care, and work with families and schools.
Introduces the viewer to the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth who have experienced trauma.
Offers guidance on how to use the Safe Places, Safe Spaces video.
Provides a short glossary of relevant terms and a chart delineating the continuums of sex, gender, and sexual orientation.
Outlines how to work with LGBTQ youth. This webinar describes the clinical competencies needed to provide a safe space for LGTBQ youth who are dealing with trauma.
Provides concrete strategies that organizations and practitioners can implement to increase access and improve responsiveness to LGBTQ individuals and families.