NDTAC Fact Sheet: Improving Services for Youth Who Are LGBT in Juvenile Justice Systems

This fact sheet serves as a resource to enhance the capacity of State and local administrators and practitioners to improve policies and practices that promote the safe, inclusive treatment of youth who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) in juvenile justice systems. The document explores the experiences of youth who are LGBT generally, their entry into and experiences within juvenile justice systems, and recommendations for policy and practice. Additional resources for improving juvenile justice services are presented at the end of the document. 

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Resource Date

October 2014