NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF STATE MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM DIRECTORS

NASMHPD Prevention Center's webinar on the Critical Role of Families in Reducing Risk and Promoting Well-Being for LGBT Youth

This presentation focuses on the importance of key family and caregiver roles to promote LGBT youth developement.  The webinar highlights evidence from research done by Family Acceptance Project. The Family Acceptance Projectâ„¢ is the only community research, intervention, education and policy initiative that works to decrease major health and related risks for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth, such as suicide, substance abuse, HIV and homelessness – in the context of their families.

Presenters:

  • Caitlin Ryan's, Ph.D., A.C.S.W., Family Acceptance Project, San Francisco State University

Date of webinar: Septemberr 6, 2012

To access the recording, please visit: http://nasmhpd.adobeconnect.com/p4yowuzsfqb/

For questions or additional information about the webinar, please contact Pat Shea, Deputy Director, Office of Technical Assistance, NASMHPD.