Transgender Teen: A Handbook for Parents and Professionals Supporting Transgender and Non-Binary Teens

Transgender Teen: A Handbook for Parents and Professionals Supporting Transgender and Non-Binary Teens

by Stephanie A. Brill, Lisa Kenney

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781627781749
Publisher: Start Publishing, LLC
Publication date: 09/13/2016
Pages: 200
Sales rank: 106,964
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author


Stephanie A. Brill is the founder of Gender Spectrum Education and Training which provides education, resources and training to create a more gender sensitive and supportive environment for all children. She founded and runs the Children's Hospital Oakland Support Group for parents of gender variant and transgender children and teens. She also co-produces a national conference, Gender Odyssey Family, for families with gender variant and transgender children. She lives in Oakland, CA.

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Chapter 1 Being a Parent of a Transgender or Non-Binary Teen 1

Chapter 2 Understanding Gender and the Gender Spectrum 29

Chapter 3 Embracing the Complexity 57

Chapter 4 Achieving Gender Identity Consolidation 91

Chapter 5 Goals of Adolescent Development 115

Chapter 6 What Keeps You Up at Night 141

Chapter 7 Supporting Your Teen in Their Gender Journey 159

Chapter 8 Understanding How Minority Stress Impacts Your Teen 185

Chapter 9 Professional Support and Mental Health Considerations 203

Chapter 10 What You Can Do to Improve the Odds 227

Chapter 11 Nurturing Your Teen's Resilience 263

Chapter 12 Conclusion 303

Glossary 307

References 321

Additional Resources 335

Acknowledgements 337

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