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Understanding and Overcoming the Challenges Faced by Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning and Intersex Youth - Webinar Series

Understanding the Importance of Implementing an Effective Justice System Response for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, and Intersex Youth in Custody

Training Summary

  Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, and intersex (LGBTQI) youth in custody present special needs and challenges for facility staff and leaders. This Webinar presents strategies to meet the needs of these youth. Presenters also provide examples of how work with LGBTQI youth in custody is evolving, discuss the importance of changing practices based on recent federal guidelines, and explain how a change of culture in facilities may lead to better outcomes.

  Learning Objectives:
 
  • Know more about the needs of LGBTQI youth in custody

  • Understand new USDOJ regulations requiring the protection of LGBTQI youth in custody

  • Describe effective programming for LGBTQI youth in custody

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Other Trainings in This Series

Understanding and Overcoming the Challenges Faced by Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning and Intersex Youth in Schools and Communities

  The Critical Role of Families in Reducing Risk and Promoting Well-Being for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning and Intersex Youth

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Hosted By:
OJJDP National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC)

Type of Training:
Webinar

Date:
August 2012

Category:
Specialized Populations, System Involved Youth, Systems Improvement

Topic:
LGBTQ Youth, Detention and Corrections/Youth in Custody, Detention/Corrections Personnel

Keywords:
LGBTQI, LGBT, LGBTQ, Youth in Custody, Detention Staff, Detention