Provides a short glossary of relevant terms and a chart delineating the continuums of sex, gender, and sexual orientation.
The following resources on LGBTQ Youth were developed by the NCTSN.
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.
Provides participants with information about many levels of cultural competence when working with LGBTQ Youth. This webinar discusses the coming out process, as well as gender as a continuum rather than a binary concept.
Provides information on assisting LGBTQ youth disclose abuse. This Spotlight on Culture offers guidance on how to help LGBTQ youth disclose abuse by first providing a safe environment for sharing.
Discusses special areas of vulnerability, risk factors, disclosure, and cultural competency when working with LGBTQ youth after sexual abuse.
Raises awareness of the vulnerability to abuse and neglect among gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender adolescents. This webinar describes the stages of sexual identity development as they relate to LGBTQ youth and the barriers to LGBTQ youth coming to terms with their sexuality.
Discusses trauma among sexual minorities.
Aims to improve services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth in residential treatment.