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The Model Standards Project: Creating Inclusive Systems for LGBT Youth in Out-of-Home Care

This article describes the history, development, and goals of the Model Standards Project (MSP), a collaboration between Legal Services for Children and the National Center for Lesbian Rights. The article concludes with recommendations for implementation of the standards in local jurisdictions. A version of this article appears in Volume 85, Issue 2, of Child Welfare, a journal published by the Child Welfare League of America.

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