Provides links to knowledge- and skill-building resources; including articles, videos, tools, training curricula, tip sheets, information briefs, websites, and other products, to help state and territorial child welfare agencies meet the needs of LGBTQ children, youth, and families.
Children’s Bureau, Child Welfare Information Gateway
This resource is a guide for making shelters safer for transgender people, including implement an effective nondiscrimination policy.
The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Institute & National Coalition for the Homeless (2003)
Tip sheet that focus on ways a supervisors can support staff working with LGBT clients and/or families.
National Resource Center for Permanency and Family Connections (n.d)
Administrative data provide a rich source of information for child welfare administrators and the child welfare research community. This paper will give readers guidelines on which data to use and how best to use it.
Children’s Bureau Child Welfare Information Gateway (2014)
This resource reviews polices and practice related to recruitment and retention which organizations should utilize to target and support LGBT-headed families.
Children’s Bureau Child Welfare Information Gateway (2011)
This resource offers a brief overview of the over-representation of LGBT youth in foster care, methods to preserve kinship relationships, and safe placement options.
National Resource Center for Permanency and Family Connections (2012)