Social Work Practice with Transgender and Gender Variant Youth / Edition 1

Social Work Practice with Transgender and Gender Variant Youth / Edition 1

by Gerald P Mallon
     
 

ISBN-10: 156023136X

ISBN-13: 9781560231363

Pub. Date: 05/28/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In this resource for social services practitioners, contributors led by Mallon (social work, City U. of New York) transcend the preoccupation with changing "gender identity disorder" behavior. Through case studies and a first-person account, nine papers share developmental experiences; apply an ecological framework to the knowledge base and ethical issues in practice…  See more details below

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In this resource for social services practitioners, contributors led by Mallon (social work, City U. of New York) transcend the preoccupation with changing "gender identity disorder" behavior. Through case studies and a first-person account, nine papers share developmental experiences; apply an ecological framework to the knowledge base and ethical issues in practice with this population; and advocate responsiveness to their needs. Appends a glossary of academic and streetwise terms, and a guide to staff self-awareness. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560231363
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/28/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
190
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Knowledge for Practice with Transgendered Persons1
Ethical Issues in the Mental Health Treatment of Gender Dysphoric Adolescents19
Internal and External Stress Factors Associated with the Identity Development of Transgendered Youth35
Practice with Transgendered Children49
Practice with Female-to-Male Transgendered Youth65
Reflections of an Emerging Male-to-Female Transgendered Consciousness83
Group Work Practice with Transgendered Male to Female Sex Workers95
Practice with Transgendered Youth and Their Families111
A Call for Organizational Trans-Formation131
App. AA Glossary of Transgendered Definitions143
App. BA Guide to Staff Self-Awareness147
Index151

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