New webinar series focused on promising practices in serving LGBTQ children, youth and families

The All Children - All Families team is offering a new webinar series starting this June and going through November, a total of five webinars will be offered free of charge and available to all who are interested. Featuring agency leaders and expert trainers, these 60-minute webinars will cover promising practices in serving LGBTQ children, youth and families.

The series will officially launch on Thursday, June 15th at 2 PM ET with the first webinar:

Strategies for Recruiting LGBTQ Foster & Adoptive Families 
Co-Presented By: Emily Rawsky, Director of Foster Care and Adoption, Little City Foundation, Chicago, IL

There are millions of LGBTQ adults willing to foster/adopt, yet many child welfare agencies still struggle to recruit from the LGBTQ community. This webinar will offer recruitment tips and cover the essential steps to engaging prospective parents from this untapped pool of adults. Hear how Little City Foundation in Chicago has used best practices to connect to the LGBTQ community and, ultimately, develop more loving families for young people who need them.

Register here

The future offerings include:

  • July: Caring for LGBTQ Youth: An Introduction for Foster & Adoptive Parents
  • September: School-Based Advocacy for LGBTQ Youth in Foster Care
  • October: The Role of Youth Advocates in Developing Affirming Families for LGBTQ Youth
  • November: Promising Practices for Working with Transgender & Non-Binary Foster & Adoptive Parents  

Click HERE to download a flyer for more information and share with your staff and networks today! 

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