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What is ? Medical Gender Transition

The Role of Child Life Specialists in Community Settings
Medical steps that can be taken by a transgender person to live more fully as their true gender identity. These steps might include the use of puberty blockers, hormone therapy, and/or gender-affirming therapies.
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Transgender and Gender Expansive
Adrianna Ortega (Caterpillar Child Life, USA) and Christy French (Cohen Children's Medical Center, USA)
Copyright: © 2023 |Pages: 15
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-6684-5097-0.ch014
This chapter focuses on using the child life competencies to support transgender/gender expansive children and their families. The chapter highlights challenges families face and addresses the important support they need, helping families identify coping skills and model peer interactions related to gender identity. Additionally, it is intended to provide child life specialists with foundational knowledge about gender identity which will guide and influence their work when they support children who are transgender or gender expansive.
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