Protecting the Rights and Providing Appropriate Services to LGBTQIA2S+ Youth in Out-of-Home Care - Maine

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Rights of LGBTQIA2S+ Youth in Foster Care

This issue is not addressed in the laws and policies reviewed.

Supports for LGBTQIA2S+ Youth in Care

Citation: Rev. Stat. Tit. 32, §§ 59-C; 7006

'Conversion therapy' means any practice or treatment that seeks or claims to change an individual's sexual orientation or gender identity, including, but not limited to, any effort to change gender expression or to eliminate or reduce sexual or romantic attractions, feelings, or behavior toward others based on the individual's gender. A licensed social worker shall not offer or administer conversion therapy to a minor.

Placement Considerations

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Caregiver Qualifications

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Definitions

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