Working with Latino LGBTQ Youth: What you Really Need to Know

In order to provide competent care to LGBTQ youth, providers must understand the basic facts about LGBTQ youth and the issues they face. It is important to treat each client as an individual who has his or her own multi-faceted identity and experiences. This presentation will cover the basics of LGBTQ linguistic and cultural competency, address incongruences of the Latino and LGBTQ cultures, share the risk and protective factors for suicidal ideations amongst LGBTQ youth, and the importance of integrating trauma informed care into one’s practice.

Population of focus: This curriculum is designed specifically for providers working with LGBTQ trauma-exposed youth with a focus on Latino cultures

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Date: 2014

Organization: National Hispanic and Latino ATTC