Guidance for the Placement of Transgender, Non-Binary, and Gender Expansive Youth in Congregate Care

Summary: Reviews factors to consider when making placement decisions in order to affirm a youth’s gender identity and supporting their age-appropriate gender expression.

 

Application: This is a key resource for child welfare professionals and leadership. It should be utilized to adopt inclusive policies and practices to support LGBTQ+ youth in care as well as
LGBTQ+ families.

 

Source: Human Rights Campaign

 

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