Corpus ID: 36486497

Achieving permanency for LGBTQ youth.

@article{Jacobs2006AchievingPF,
  title={Achieving permanency for LGBTQ youth.},
  author={Jill Jacobs and M. Freundlich},
  journal={Child welfare},
  year={2006},
  volume={85 2},
  pages={
          299-316
        }
}
This article brings together two significant efforts in the child welfare field: achieving permanence for youth in out-of-home care and meeting the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth. During the past several years, a national movement has taken place to assure all children and youth have a permanent family connection before leaving the child welfare system; however, LGBTQ youth are not routinely included in the permanency discussions. At the same time… Expand
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