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Author Brill, Stephanie A., author.

Title The transgender teen : a handbook for parents and professionals supporting transgender and non-binary teens / Stephanie Brill & Lisa Kenney.

Publication Info. Jersey City, NJ : Cleis Press, [2016]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Ida PL Adult Non-Fiction - IPLY-11  306.768 BRI    AVAILABLE
 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  306.768 BRI    DUE 11-04-20
Edition First edition.
Description xviii, 336 pages ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [321]-333).
Contents Being a parent of a transgender or non-binary teen -- Understanding gender and the gender spectrum -- Embracing the complexity -- Achieving gender identity consolidation -- Goals of adolescent development -- What keeps you up at night -- Supporting your teen in their gender journey -- Understanding how minority stress impacts your teen -- Professional support and mental health considerations -- What you can do to improve the odds -- Nurturing your teen's resilience -- Conclusion.
Summary This book explores the unique challenges that thousands of families face every day raising a teenager who may be transgender, gender-variant or gender-fluid. There is a generational divide in our understandings of gender, and this guidebook helps to bridge that divide by covering a family's pressing concerns relating to physical and emotional development, social and school pressures, medical considerations, and family communications.
Subject Transgender youth.
Gender nonconformity.
Gender identity.
Transgender people.
Added Author Kenney, Lisa, author.
ISBN 9781627781749 (paperback)
1627781749 (paperback)
9781627781756 (ebook)

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