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

Accession Number: 029532
Media Type: 
Document

To promote the safe, inclusive treatment of youth who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (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 (p. 1). Sections of this fact sheet include: key concepts; experiences of youth who are LGBT; juvenile justice involvement among youth who are LGBT—a snapshot; entry of these youth into the juvenile justice system; juvenile justice system experiences of these youth; policy and practice recommendations; additional resources; and conclusion.

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