Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth and Families: Best Practices in Clinical Settings

Written by on May 14, 2024

Covers how to effectively utilize affirming terminology and apply best practices when serving LGBTQ+ youth and their families. Empowers professionals to support LGBTQ+ clients and their families in navigating various systems, including schools, healthcare, and community spaces, and provides a comprehensive list of local, state, and national resources. Offers guidance on maintaining balance and resilience in the increasingly challenging environment faced by LGBTQ+ individuals. (3 or 4 Hours)

Learning Objectives:

  1. Enhance understanding of current, affirming LGBTQ+ terminology.
  2. Develop strategies for creating affirming clinical environments for LGBTQ+ youth and their families.
  3. Access and utilize various resources to support ongoing professional development in LGBTQ+ affirmative clinical care.


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