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ERIC Number: EJ906334
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 18
ISSN: ISSN-1086-4385
Supportive Social Services for LGBT Youth: Lessons from the Safe Schools Movement
Russell, Stephen T.
Prevention Researcher, v17 n4 p14-16 2010
How do social services professionals identify and design supportive environments that promote the positive development of LGBT youth? Although there are extraordinary examples of individuals and programs that exist for the purpose of supporting LGBT youth and fostering their development, the work of documenting and empirically analyzing what works for creating supportive environments in social services settings is only just beginning. One area from which the field of social services might learn is the safe schools movement. This article draws from the body of knowledge and practice on LGBT students and schools, and points to several key principles that could guide supportive and inclusive community programs and services. (Contains 1 box.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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