Working With LGBTQ+ Families in Foster Care and Adoption

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Working With LGBTQ+ Families in Foster Care and Adoption

Author(s): Information Gateway

Year Published: 2021

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This bulletin is designed to help child welfare and adoption professionals expand their cultural competence and skills when working with parents who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, and other diverse identities and expressions, including Two-Spirit (LGBTQ+) and same-gender or gender-diverse couples. It also examines laws and policies and provides tips to effectively engage this vital community. 

Suggested Citation: Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2021). Working with LGBTQ+ families in foster care and adoption. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children's Bureau. 

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