How The National SOGIE Center Supports LGBTQ+ Youth and Providers

The UMB Pulse Podcast

May 6 2022 • 45 mins

Marlene Matarese, PhD, MSW, principal investigator, and Angela Weeks, DBA, MPA, director, both from National SOGIE Center. talk about their work with the center for the LGBTQ+ youth community.

The National SOGIE Center offers resources and support primarily for providers — such as behavioral health, juvenile justice and child welfare systems — who serve youth with diverse sexual orientation and gender identity and expression (SOGIE) and their families. Matarese, Weeks and the Center are part of the University of Maryland School of Social Work’s Institute for Innovation and Implementation.

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