Child Welfare League of America (CWLA) Best Practice Guidelines: Serving LGBTQ Youth in Out-of-Home Care


  • Youth
  • Transgender/transsexual
  • Low-income
  • Attorneys

This easy-to-use resource contains the first-ever set of comprehensive professional guidelines for how child welfare and juvenile justice professionals can best serve LGBTQ youth in state care. The Best Practice Guidelines for Serving LGBTQ Youth in Out of Home Care developed out of recommendations from the Model Standards Project, a collaboration between Legal Services for Childrenand the National Center for Lesbian Rights.

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