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Affirming and Supporting LGBTQ Children and Youth in Child Welfare
See statistics on increased risks for LGBTQ youth and learn how child welfare systems can use healthy approaches when working with LGBTQ children and youth.
Capacity Building Center for States
Provides statistics on increased risks for LGBTQ youth as well as information on how child welfare systems can avoid harmful practices and use healthy approaches when working with LGBTQ children and youth.
Capacity Building Center for States. (2016). Affirming and supporting LGBTQ children and youth in child welfare. Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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Addressed developmentally appropriate services for youth in foster care and identified best practices for Federal support of States and territories in implementing provisions of the Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act (P.L. 113-183).