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NCTSN Resources

The following resources on LGBTQ Youth were developed by the NCTSN.

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LGBTQ Youth: Voices of Trauma, Lives of Promise

Type: Video

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.

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Transforming Trauma in LGBTQ Youth

Type: Webinar

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.

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LGBTQ Issues and Child Trauma

Type: Fact Sheet

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.

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Empowering Therapists to Work With LGBTQ Youth and Families

Type: Webinar

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.

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