Identification of Strengths in LGBTQ+ Youth
Speaker: Dr. Megan Gandy-Guedes, West Virginia University
This presentation focuses on the empirical research literature on strengths within LGBTQ+ youth populations. Measures of strengths will be explored, as well as research methodological considerations and limitations. A study on the strengths of one sample of Southwestern LGBTQ+ youth will be presented in detail. Attendees will learn about ways to measure strengths in LGBTQ+ young people and gain an understanding of the empirical literature on what is currently known about strengths in LGBTQ+ youth populations.