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Gender Diversity and Affirmation for Children and Adolescents

Resource Topic: Emerging Issues, Promising Practice, Special and Vulnerable Populations

Keywords: Adolescents and Youth, LGBTQ.

Year Developed: 2020

Resource Type: Archived Webinar.

Primary Audience: Clinicians

Language: English

Developed by: The National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center at The Fenway Institute (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: This webinar covers behavioral health considerations for gender diverse youth, pubertal blockade as part of a gender affirmation strategy, and a holistic care-team approach to working with gender diverse young people.

Resource Details: Dr. Carswell and Dr. McGregor describe the team-based care approach used at Boston Children’s Hospital’s GEMS Clinic.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,625,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.