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The Center for States provides research assistance and responds to information requests on building capacity in child welfare.

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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.

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Get informed about creating normalcy for LGBTQ children and youth in foster care and browse relevant examples.

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Learn how to create a culturally inclusive environment by developing a welcoming, culturally sensitive, supportive, and affirming agency for all people.

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Learn how to create an agency organizational culture that is inclusive and knowledgeable about the unique needs of LGBTQ children, youth, and families.

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Learn to prepare transgender children and youth for court and support them in the courtroom.

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Adapt  policies and practices to meet the growing needs of LGBTQ children, youth, and families.