National Center for Lesbian Rights
Keywords: Best Practices; Child Welfare; Gender Non-Conforming Youth; Out Of Home Care; Policy; Secure Facilities; Transgender Youth
This guide offers group care facilities information and tools to provide transgender and gender non-conforming young people with appropriate and informed care. It also describes laws requiring facilities to protect these youth from harassment and abuse, to provide them with appropriate medical care, and to treat them fairly. Finally, it provides administrators with a model policy and comprehensive practice guidelines to help keep transgender and gender non-conforming youth safe, prevent programmatic disruptions, and promote respectful and supportive environments for all youth. [Summary adapted from resource.]
File : pdf with 0.58 MB in sizeA Place of Respect: A Guide for Group Care Facilities Serving Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Youth.