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Transgender children and youth : cultivating pride and joy with families in transition

Author: Elijah C Nealy
Publisher: New York : W.W Norton & Company, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
A comprehensive guide to the medical, emotional, and social issues of trans kids. These days, it is practically impossible not to hear about some aspect of transgender life. Whether it is the bathroom issue in North Carolina, trans people in the military, or on television, trans life has become front and center after years of marginalization. And kids are coming out as trans at younger and younger ages, which is a  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elijah C Nealy
ISBN: 9780393711394 0393711390
OCLC Number: 951070615
Description: xxii, 423 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Part 1. Foundations for understanding transgender youth : Talking trans: basic terms and vocabulary ; Gender diversity and gender dysphoria ; Trans kids in therapy ; When a young person comes out: disclosure and social transition ; Medical transition ; Transgender adolescents --
Part 2. Trans youth and the world around them : Helping families ; Beyond help to a deeper understanding ; All about school ; Beyond coming out: living a life ; Preparing for college and work --
Part 3. Supporting trans youth ; The mental health professional ; Top 10 life-affirming practices for adults in the lives of trans kids --
Appendix A. Legal issues --
Appendix B. Resources --
Appendix C. Sample mental health letters.
Responsibility: Elijah C. Nealy.


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"I found [Transgender Children and Youth] extremely helpful and would recommend it to any practitioner." -- BACP Children & Young People "There is much to be gained from a work such as this. It Read more...

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