Moving the Margins: Training Curriculum for Child Welfare Services

Find Your State

Know the laws in your state that protect LGBT people and people living with HIV.
with LGBTQ Youth in Out-of-Home Care

LGBTQ 101 Training Goals & Objectives

  • To introduce participants to the workshop, establish guiding principles and identify core concepts.
  • To clarify and assess personal, religious and cultural views and values regarding LGBTQ youth and young adults and develop strategies that balance personal beliefs with professional responsibilities.
  • To identify issues of risk, challenges and strengths specific to LGBTQ youth and young adult populations, their families, other caregivers and service delivery systems.
  • To develop an action plan for immediate, short-term and long- term activities that will develop or enhance professional and agency cultural competency.
Developed by: Robin McHaelen, MSW, Diane E. Elze, PhD, MSW
October 1, 2009