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A Blueprint for Progress: Supporting LGBTQ Youth of Color in Child Welfare Systems

2016

These policy recommendations serve as a blueprint for advocates, leaders, and service providers to better support LGBTQ youth of color in child welfare systems.
(23 pp)

Tags: LGBTQ+, getREAL
Webinar

getREAL Webinar: Implicit Bias Research: Understanding the Dynamics of Unconscious Associations

January 2015

This webinar provides an introduction to the science of implicit bias. Viewers will learn about the formation of implicit associations as well as the key dynamics of this social psychological phenomenon.

Webinar

Surviving the Streets of NYC: Experiences of LGBTQ Youth Engaged in Survival Sex

March 2015

In this webinar, Meredith Danks shares findings from a study completed in New York City involving 283 LGBTQ youth engaged in survival sex. She also discusses the complexity of Commercial Sexual Exploitation.

Tag: LGBTQ+
Webinar

getREAL Webinar: #BornPerfect

June 2015

In this webinar, Samantha Ames gives an overview of so-called “conversion therapy” and provide tools for attendees to become advocates to end these dangerous and discredited practices.

 
Webinar

beFIERCE: Actively Engaging and Supporting LGBTQ Foster Youth

June 2015

This webinar provides participants with information about beFIERCE, a new publication that invites you to actively engage in supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) foster youth.

Tags: LGBTQ+, getREAL
Webinar

getREAL Webinar: Allegheny

June 2015

This webinar provides participants with information about work done the first two years of getR.E.A.L Allegheny. It details the progress, challenges, successes, and opportunities the project affords children and families.

Webinar

Yes, There are Way More Than 3!: Estimating LGBTQ Youth in the Foster Care System

November 2014

In this webinar, Dr. Bianca D.M. Wilson discusses the state of sexual orientation and gender identity demographic research among adolescents. It explores what research has discerned about sexual and gender minority foster youth.

Tags: LGBTQ+, getREAL
Webinar

Recommended Practice and Reality for Trans & Gender-Expansive Youth in Out-of-Home Care

July 2017

In this webinar, presenters share findings from their report, “Safe Havens: Closing the Gap Between Recommended Practice and Reality for Transgender and Gender-Expansive Youth in Out-of-Home Care.”

Brief

Transgender and Gender Nonconforming (TGNC) Children in California Foster Care

February 2016

The purpose of this brief is to support the efforts of California child welfare professionals to promote the safety, permanency, and well-being of TGNC children in foster care.
(11 pp)

Brief

State Policies Concerning LGBTQ Youth

September 2014

This brief lists policies pertaining to LGBTQ youth for each state, including D.C. It covers public accommodations, social services, child welfare, foster care, juvenile detention, educational facilities, and social worker guidelines.
(135 pp)