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There's No Place Like Home – Working with Families of LGBTQ2S+ Youth in Systems

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There’s No Place Like Home
Working with Families of LGBTQ2S+ Youth in Systems

Presented by the NCJFCJ’s Pride Justice Resource Center

June 28, 2023

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. PDT / 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. EDT

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Youth who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Two-Spirit (LGBTQ2S+) are disproportionately represented in the juvenile justice system and have unique needs and challenges, including discrimination and threats to their physical and emotional well-being. It is extremely important to understand how to strengthen protective factors for LGBTQ2S+ youth, particularly family connections. In this webinar, you will understand why supporting the families of LGBTQ2S+ youth is so important.

Learning Objectives
Attendees will be able to:

  1. Identify the unique family dynamics of LGBTQ2S+ youth
  2. Explain why it is important to work with the families of LGBTQ2S+ youth
  3. Describe strategies that can be used to work with families of LGBTQ2S+ youth