NY’s trans-inclusive foster child care guidelines draws federal praise, conservative attention

Safe & Respected: Policy, Best Practices, and Guidance for Serving Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Children and Youth Involved in the Child Welfare, Detention, and Juvenile Justice Systems

In the summer of 2014, New York City’s Administration for Children’s Services adopted a trans-inclusive standard of care for youth in its foster care and criminal justice systems: Safe & Respected: Children’s Services Releases New Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming (TGNC) Best Practices Guide. The guide features an overview of the…

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