Affirming and Supporting LGBTQ Children and Youth in Child Welfare

Affirming and Supporting LGBTQ Children and Youth in Child Welfare
Posted 10/4/2021

This report from the Capacity Building Center for States highlights the gaps in care and harmful practices which may occur in child welfare services when LGBTQ children and youth lack support and resources related to their sexual orientation or gender identity or are not recognized for their gender expression. Healthy approaches are shared in this report including affirming sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. This report includes a supplemental workforce training video found here: https://capacity.childwelfare.gov/states/workforce/affirming-video