October 18 Program on Special Challenges and Legal Rights of New Jersey's LGBTQ Youth
The Rutgers Child Advocacy Clinic and the Rutgers Institute for Professional Education will present an all-day conference for attorneys who work with youth who identify as lesbian, gay, bi-sexual or transgender (LGBT) and who are homeless or involved with one of New Jersey’s state agencies that serve children. Speakers at “Addressing the Needs of LGBTQ Youth,” to be held on Friday, October 18, 2013 at Rutgers School of Law–Newark, include attorneys, psychologists and social service providers with experience serving this population. The conference is co-sponsored by Lambda Legal and the Women’s Rights Law Reporter.
The event is free and open to the public; however, pre-registration is required at www.rutgerscle.com. For those seeking CLE credit, the registration fee is $100 (use the promo code NOCLE145). The program will provide 5.5 CLE credit hours (NJ, NY) and 4.5 (PA).
|What:||Addressing the Needs of LGBTQ Youth|
|When:||10 am – 4 pm, Friday, October 18, 2013|
|Where:||Rutgers School of Law–Newark|
THE STATE OF AFFAIRS IN NEW JERSEY
TERMINOLOGY AND DEFINITIONS
PANEL: LGBTQ Youth in the Child Welfare System
PANEL: LGBT Children and Youth and/or Caregivers in the Family/Juvenile Court
GUIDELINES AND BEST PRACTICES