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Promoting the Health and Well-Being of LGBTQ+ Youth Involved with Child Welfare

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Foster Youth December 2nd, 2019

A new research brief outlines how child welfare professionals can better support LGBTQ+ youth and families

The Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP) recently released a new brief, Advancing Healthy Outcomes: Eight Ways to Promote the Health and Well-Being of LGBTQ+ Youth Involved with Child Welfare. The brief outlines how child welfare systems can implement strategies to address existing disproportionalities and disparities for LGBTQ+ children, youth and families; promote well-being; and recognize and affirm the identities of youth and families, particularly as states begin to implement the Family First Prevention Services Act.

To learn more, click the link below to read the CSSP brief

https://cssp.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Policy-AdvancingHealthyOutcomes-Website-1.pdf