The rest of this report is organized into the following sections, addressing each of the study’s research questions:
- Chapter II presents findings on whether and how providers collect and use client data on sexual orientation and gender identity.
- Chapter III describes how programs conduct assessments of RHY; whether assessments take LGBTQ identity into account; and staff perceptions of risk factors, needs, and capacities among LGBTQ RHY.
- Chapter IV outlines providers’ approaches for serving LGBTQ youth, especially organizational-level strategies and service tailoring.
- Chapter V summarizes RHY program staff perspectives on data gaps and research needs related to services and outcomes for LGBTQ RHY and discusses issues for policymakers and practitioners to consider related to collecting data on, and serving, this population.