OCTOBER 25 2017
JERRY PETERSON, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, THE RUTH ELLIS CENTER
FAMILY STRENGTHENING AND FAMILY ACCEPTANCE AMONG LGBTQ YOUTH
How do you train your staff to work with family and kin?
What would you recommend to people who want to integrate more family work?
What are the steps for family that want to connect with youth?
What outcomes are you looking for that don’t necessarily just end with stable secure housing?
What is a success story or an impact that you’ve made?
How have do you integrated natural supports in systems?
What strategies for early intervention?
What are on-going interactions with family?
How do you sense that there might be a benefit for youth to enter a program for family & kinship strengthening?
What do the next steps look like if a family or kin does not accept a young person after repeated sessions with a family?