In this course, you can expect to learn:
Unique risks LGBTQ2S+ youth in foster care face
Guidance for creating a welcoming home for children and youth
How to promote a child or young person’s health and well-being as it relates to elements of their identity
The meaning of gender expression, gender identity, and sexual orientation
Important considerations when choosing the proper health care and mental health providers
Effective practices for improving school climate for LGBTQ2S+ children and youth
Youth perspective on being LGBTQ2S+ in foster care
Review "Supporting Your LGBTQ Youth: A Guide for Foster Parents" for helpful tips and tools to promote the well-being of children and youth who identify as LGBTQ2S+.
Join the discussion in the comments below to answer the following question:
What adjustments could you make in your home that would indicate to a child or youth that you are affirming of their identity?