Our findings are used in a wide variety of ways to help families, providers, clergy, youth and policymakers to decrease risk and promote well-being for LGBTQ children and youth and to strengthen families. We are continuing to release key publications and resources to make our findings, family intervention strategies and research-based practice information widely available for use in primary care, mental health, family services, schools, child welfare, juvenile justice and homeless services and congregations to build healthy futures for LGBTQ children and adolescents in the context of their families, cultures and faith communities. Let us know if you can help disseminate our research-based resources, coordinate our trainings or support other cultural versions of our family education materials, including our award-winning family education booklets and videos. Key information from our research on how families can help support their lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender LGBTQ children. FAP provides on-site training on our family support approach to prevent risk and promote well-being for LGBTQ children and youth: fap sfsu.
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Special Concerns of LGBT Caregivers - Family Caregiver Alliance
Growing up is a demanding and challenging task for every adolescent. One important aspect of maturing is forming one's sexual identity. All children explore and experiment sexually as part of normal development. This sexual behavior may be with members of the same or opposite sex. For others, even thoughts or fantasies may cause anxiety. These feelings and behavior do not necessarily mean an individual is homosexual or bisexual.
10 Ways to Support Your Gay Kid, Whether You Know You Have One or Not
The child support scheme the scheme aims to ensure that children receive an appropriate level of financial support from parents who are separated. The Department of Social Services DSS has the responsibility for the administration of the child support legislation and works to develop and improve child support policy to enable more effective delivery of the scheme. Services Australia delivers the scheme and provides services to parents and carers.
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