This is a resource for members of the LGBTIQ Community and allies. I hope that this helps others who are seeking resources and support that they have not found in their geographical community.
This is a private blog and not affiliated with any organization or company. Be Sure to check back to the static pages, as I add new resources frequently.
Here are some resources to help you.
Affirming LGBTQI2-S youth and families through full inclusion.~ Biweekly Update, May 30, 2014
Issues in Working with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender and Questioning
Dr. Gerald Mallon, Executive Director of the National Center for Child Welfare
Excellence (NCCWE) and the National Resource Center for Permanency and Family
Connections (NRCPFC), this PowerPoint presentation provides an overview of
significant developmental issues for LGBTQ youth, explores various clinical
issues for LGBTQ youth, and shares intervention strategies and implications for
practice. This presentation was delivered at Grand Rounds for
Psychiatric Interns at the Tulane Medical School, New Orleans, Louisiana. (May
of Sexual Orientation Questions on Youth Risk Behavior Survey
For the first time, the Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will make sexual orientation items
standard on their national and state/local high school Youth Risk Behavior
Survey (YRBS) questionnaires! For more information: http://glsen.org/article/breaking-news-cdc-lgb-youth
Supports and Services for LGBT Youth in
This webinar presented information about the experiences of youth,
barriers to accessing existing youth-oriented recovery supports, promising
approaches to LGBT-specific youth programming and best practices for engaging
LGBT youth and fostering safe and inclusive environments. In case you missed it, you can
access this archived webinar at http://beta.samhsa.gov/brss-tacs/webinars.
Published by National Workgroup to Address the
Needs of Children and Youth Who Are LGBTQI2-S and Their Families ~ Affirming LGBTQI2-S youth and families through full
inclusion.~ Biweekly Update, May 30, 2014. Workgroup Coordinator, Jeffrey
Poirier, Ph.D., Principal Researcher, American Institutes for Research, firstname.lastname@example.org