ABSTRACT

Representing an often overlooked population in social work literature, this book explores the experiences of LGBTQ youth as they navigate the child welfare system. Adam McCormick examines the entirety of a youth’s experience, from referral into care and challenges to obtaining permanency to aging out or leaving care. Included throughout the book are stories from LGBTQ youth that address personal issues such as abuse, bullying and harassment, and double standards. Filled with resources to foster resilience and empower youth, this book is ideal for professionals who are hoping to create a more inclusive and affirming system of care for LGBTQ youth.

chapter 1|9 pages

LGBTQ Youth in Care

Overlooked and Underestimated
ByAdam McCormick

chapter 2|9 pages

Pathways into Foster Care for LGBTQ Youth

ByAdam McCormick

chapter 3|16 pages

Experiences in Care for LGBTQ Youth

ByAdam McCormick

chapter 4|16 pages

Permanency Challenges for LGBTQ Youth

ByAdam McCormick

chapter 5|11 pages

Foster Family Acceptance

ByAdam McCormick

chapter 6|14 pages

Trauma-Informed Care and LGBTQ Youth in Care

ByAdam McCormick

chapter 7|19 pages

Recommendations for Practice

ByAdam McCormick

chapter |1 pages

Article Reviews

ByAdam McCormick

chapter |3 pages

Sexual and Gender Minority Disproportionality and Disparities in Child Welfare

A Population-Based Study 1
ByBianca D.M. Wilson, Angeliki A. Kastanis

chapter |27 pages

Sexual and Gender Minority Disproportionality and Disparities in Child Welfare

A Population-Based Study
ByBianca D.M. Wilson, Angeliki A. Kastanis

chapter |2 pages

Functional Outcomes among Sexual Minority Youth Emancipating from the Child Welfare System 1

Svetlana Spiegel and Cassandra Simmel
ByAdam McCormick

chapter |30 pages

Functional outcomes among sexual minority youth emancipating from the child welfare system

BySvetlana Shpiegel, Cassandra Simmel

chapter |3 pages

Foster Family Acceptance

Understanding the Role of Foster Family Acceptance in the Lives of LGBTQ Foster Youth 1
ByAdam McCormick, Kathryn Schmidt, Samuel Terrazas

chapter |23 pages

Foster Family Acceptance

Understanding the Role of Foster Family Acceptance in the Lives of LGBTQ Youth
ByAdam McCormick, Kathryn Schmidt, Samuel Terrazas