Webinar: How LGBTQ+ Affirmation Makes All Children Safer
Understand rights-based child protection, myths and realities, how to support those most vulnerable to harm, and how comprehensive child protection programs uphold federal and state statutory guidance for LGBTQ+ affirmation and inclusion. This training addresses sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression (SOGIE) in youth-serving organizations through the lens of child protection and risk mitigation.
Audience: Youth-serving professionals, child advocates, caregivers and caregivers of LGBTQ+ children
- Understand rights-based approaches to supporting groups vulnerable to harm
- Review national and VA statutory guidance related to trans and nonbinary youth accommodation and affirmation in youth serving organizations
- Identify organizational actions that mitigate risk of harm to all children
- Review model practices that support an organization’s duty of care and legal obligations