In this panel from the 2020 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health conference, transgender and gender-diverse youth panelists share both negative and positive experiences in accessing health care.
Learning Resources — LGBTQIA+ Children and Youth
In this talk from the 2020 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health conference, Dr. Henin covers behavioral health care approaches for transgender and gender-diverse youth and adolescents.
In this talk from the 2020 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health conference, Dr. Forcier covers pediatric and adolescent gender development and walks through some patient narratives. The cases review emerging topics and recent papers to increase ability to serve youth in an evidenced based trans-affirmative model.
In this talk from the 2020 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health conference, Dr. Katz-Wise demonstrates the relevance of using a family systems approach in clinical work with transgender and gender-diverse (TGD) youth and families, by identifying how family functioning is associated with mental health of TGD youth, and considering relationships among TGD youth and their caregivers.
This publication provides insight from qualitative research and clinical experience into the unique experience of gender-diverse, neurodiverse youth.
Supportive Housing and Health Services for LGBTQIA+ Youth Experiencing Homelessness: Promising Practices
This publication addresses health disparities that LGBTQIA+ youth experiencing homelessness face and focuses on ways to increase engagement of LGBTQIA+ youth into health and housing programs. It highlights three notable programs in three U.S. cities that have developed culturally-tailored programs to engage and support LGBTQIA+ youth experiencing homelessness and includes promising practices based on common themes across the programs.
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This webinar covers behavioral health considerations for gender diverse youth, pubertal blockade as part of a gender affirmation strategy, and a holistic care-team approach to working with gender diverse young people. Dr. Carswell and Dr. McGregor describe the team-based care approach used at Boston Children's Hospital's GEMS Clinic.
This publication offers a brief summary of what is known about suicidal behavior and risk among LGBTQ people, followed by information and resources for health centers to help both young and old LGBTQ people get support and tap into internal and community resilience.
Many young LGBTQ people contend with bullying, rejection, and other identity-related stressors at school and at home. For some, these challenges negatively affect their eating behaviors and body image, which can lead to excessive weight gain or loss, as well as eating and feeding disorders and body dysmorphic disorder. This webinar will teach providers how to use a culturally-responsive approach to preventing, identifying, and treating obesity, eating and feeding disorders, and body dysmorphic disorder among LGBTQ youth .We will also discuss pediatric endocrinology considerations as they relate to weight/gain and obesity among transgender youth.