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There’s No Place Like Home – Working with Families of LGBTQ2S+ Youth in Systems


June 28, 2023    
10:00 am - 11:30 am



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