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Sexual Risk Behaviors Among Adolescents in Foster Care: The Impact of Sexual Orientation

Society for Social Work and Research 21st Annual Conference, 2017

Svetlana Shpiegel, Elizabeth Aparicio, Claudette L. Grinnell-Davis, Dana Prince

Suggested Citation
Shpiegel, S., Aparicio, E., Grinnell-Davis, C., & D. Prince. (2017). Sexual Risk Behaviors Among Adolescents in Foster Care: The Impact of Sexual Orientation.[Presentation Abstract] Society for Social Work and Research 21st Annual Conference – Ensure Healthy Development for all Youth 

Conclusions
Findings from this study indicate that sexual minority youths may be especially vulnerable for engagement in sexual risk behaviors. Comprehensive sexual health programs targeting sexual minority adolescents in the child welfare system are greatly needed.

 

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