Youth who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Two-Spirit (LGBTQ2S+) are disproportionately represented in the juvenile justice system and have unique needs and challenges, including discrimination and threats to their physical and emotional well-being. It is extremely important to understand how to strengthen protective factors for LGBTQ2S+ youth, particularly family connections. In this webinar, you will understand why supporting the families of LGBTQ2S+ youth is so important.
Learning Objectives Attendees will be able to:
1. Identify the unique family dynamics of LGBTQ2S+ youth
2. Explain why it is important to work with the families of LGBTQ2S+ youth 3. Describe strategies that can be used to work with families of LGBTQ2S+ youth