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Working with transgender young people and their families : a critical developmental approach

Riggs, Damien W., author.
Working with transgender young people and their families : a critical developmental approach / Damien W. Riggs.
Cham : Palgrave Macmillan, [2019]
1 online resource.
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Critical and applied approaches in sexuality, gender and identity.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. Ipswich, MA Available via World Wide Web.
Intro; Preface; Acknowledgements; Contents; 1: Introduction; Problematising the Scientist-Practitioner Model; Gender and the Scientist-Practitioner Model; Cisgenderism and the Scientist-Practitioner Model; Being a Critical Scientist-Practitioner of Gender; Existing Approaches to Working with Transgender Young People and Their Families; The GENDER Mnemonic; Gender Journey and Understanding; Expressed Concerns; Necessary Actions; Distress Management; Ecologies of Support; Reinforcement and Resistance; Chapter Overviews; Concluding Thoughts; References; 2: Children and Gender Development
Contents note
'Learning Gender', 'Knowing Self'Cisgenderism in Theories of Gendered Understandings; Social Learning Approach; Socio-cognitive Approach; Gender Schema Theory; Cisgenderism, Developmentalism and Transgender Children; Concluding Thoughts; References; 3: Challenges and Joys in Adolescence; Puberty as a Time of Intensification and Psychological Growth; Puberty as a Time of Discrimination and Distress; Puberty as a Time of Positive Growth; Opening Up Spaces for Difficult Conversations; Concluding Thoughts; References; 4: Parent Journeys Through Cisgenderism
Parents and Children's Gender ExpressionParents Channelling or Shaping Their Children's Gendered Interests; Differential Treatment of Children According to Their Gender; Direct Instruction from Parents About What Boys or Girls Are Supposed to Do; Parents Modelling Gendered Behaviours and Roles; Parents Challenging Cisgenderism; Concluding Thoughts; References; 5: Siblings, Grandparents, and Animal Companions; Siblings; Grandparents; Animals as Family Members; Concluding Thoughts; References; 6: Conclusion; Introduction; Barriers to Affirming Care; Efficacy of the GENDER Mnemonic
Shifting Practice ContextsFacilitating Linked Up Care; Areas Requiring Further Attention; Concluding Thoughts; References; Author Index; Subject Index
Subject headings
Transgender youth--Psychology.
Transgender children--Psychology.
Gender identity.
9783030142315 (electronic bk.)
3030142310 (electronic bk.)


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