Social Services with Transgendered Youth [NOOK Book]

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Through personal narratives and case studies, this fully updated second edition explores the childhood and adolescent experiences of transgendered persons. Addressing the differences between male-to-female (MTF) and female-to-male (FTM) individuals and identifying the specific challenges of transgender persons from diverse races, cultures, and religious backgrounds, this compelling book offers suggestions that will help social workers and the youths' families learn more about the reality of transgender persons' ...

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Social Services with Transgendered Youth

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Overview

Through personal narratives and case studies, this fully updated second edition explores the childhood and adolescent experiences of transgendered persons. Addressing the differences between male-to-female (MTF) and female-to-male (FTM) individuals and identifying the specific challenges of transgender persons from diverse races, cultures, and religious backgrounds, this compelling book offers suggestions that will help social workers and the youths' families learn more about the reality of transgender persons' lives. Some of the areas discussed include:



  • individual practice

  • group work practice

  • family-centered practice

  • internal and external stress factors

  • a new discussion of the legal issues that trans and gender variant youth face

  • a new chapter on focusing on a recommendations for clinical treatment.

Containing invaluable information on a topic that is not widely discussed or written about, the second edition of Social Work Practice with Transgender and Gender Variant Youth discredits negative stereotypes surrounding these youths and offers you insight into their experiences. Additionally, the chapters openly address questions that practitioners may have about gender identity as well as offer concrete and practical recommendations about competent and positive practice with this population. It will interest academics and social service practitioners seeking to know more and work effectively with transgender and gender variant youth.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781135267063
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 5/7/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 208
  • File size: 299 KB

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Knowledge for Practice with Transgendered Persons 1
Ethical Issues in the Mental Health Treatment of Gender Dysphoric Adolescents 19
Internal and External Stress Factors Associated with the Identity Development of Transgendered Youth 35
Practice with Transgendered Children 49
Practice with Female-to-Male Transgendered Youth 65
Reflections of an Emerging Male-to-Female Transgendered Consciousness 83
Group Work Practice with Transgendered Male to Female Sex Workers 95
Practice with Transgendered Youth and Their Families 111
A Call for Organizational Trans-Formation 131
App. A A Glossary of Transgendered Definitions 143
App. B A Guide to Staff Self-Awareness 147
Index 151
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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 15, 2013

    Why no editorial reviews on such an expensive nook book?

    Why no reviews on any of the transgender books?

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