Creating inclusive programming and practice for LGBTQ youth through awareness.
Abstract: Webinar presents information and key definitions for organizations that provide programs and services in support of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning (LGBTQ) youth. Research data and studies; causes of health and system disparities; risk and protective factors; policies and theories; the identity development stages and process; and support strategies are discussed. In addition, audience questions are answered and mentoring specific organizational resources are given. Agencies and organizations can gain a greater awareness of the LGBTQ community which leads to the creation of a more inclusive and responsive approach to youth development for this population. Run time: 53 minutes.
NARIC Accession Number: O19213. What's this?
Author(s): Gowen, Kris; Rummell, Christian.
Project Number: H133B090019.
Publisher(s): Rehabilitation Research and Training Center for Pathways to Positive Futures: Supporting Successful Transition for Youth and Young Adults with Serious Mental Health Conditions, Portland State University, Regional Research Institute for Human Services, PO Box 751, Portland, OR, 97207-0751; 503/725-8313.
Publication Year: 2011.
Descriptor Terms: ATTITUDINAL BARRIERS, AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS, CLIENT COUNSELOR RELATIONS, COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICES, COUNSELING TECHNIQUES, COUNSELOR ATTITUDES, HOMOSEXUALITY, PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT, SERVICE DELIVERY, SEXUALITY, YOUTH.