Best Practices for Working with LGBTQ Children and Youth

Green Clock Hours: 1.25

LGBTQ+ children and youth are like other children and youth, but they face unique challenges and discrimination. Families, caregivers, providers, and educators can all play a role in fostering positive development, healthy coping skills, resilience, and thriving in LGBTQ+ children and youth. Families’ culture, historical traditions, and belief systems can be assets in resilience building. This course will provide an overview of basic information on gender and sexual identities in LGBTQ+ children and youth. This course will also provide a discussion of institutional, cultural, and social discrimination, intersectional identities and complex trauma, assessment practices, and methods for building resilience in LGBTQ+ children, youth, and their families.

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LGBTQ+ children and youth are like other children and youth, but they face unique challenges and discrimination. Families, caregivers, providers, and educators can all play a role in fostering positive development, healthy coping skills, resilience, and thriving in LGBTQ+ children and youth. Families’ culture, historical traditions, and belief systems can be assets in resilience building. This course will provide an overview of basic information on gender and sexual identities in LGBTQ+ children and youth. This course will also provide a discussion of institutional, cultural, and social discrimination, intersectional identities and complex trauma, assessment practices, and methods for building resilience in LGBTQ+ children, youth, and their families.

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