Child Welfare League of America and Lambda Legal.
Keywords: Best Practices; Child Welfare; Juvenile Justice; Out of Home Care
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth placed in group homes and other congregate care facilities are significantly more likely to be subjected to harassment, discrimination and violence than their non-LGBTQ peers. Blatant hostility and verbal abuse toward LGBTQ youth are often an accepted aspect of institutional culture. Congregate care providers should be aware of these dangers and create a safe and welcoming environment for LGBTQ youth.
File : pdf with 0.09 MB in sizeCongregate Care Providers Working with LGBTQ Youth