Engaging the Families of Transgender and Gender Diverse Children
Resource Topic: Clinical Issues, Emerging Issues, Quality Improvement, Social Determinants of Health (SDOH), Special and Vulnerable Populations
Keywords: Adolescents and Youth, Care Coordination, Community Engagement, Implementation Tools, LGBTQ, Mental Health, Retention in Care.
Year Developed: 2021
Resource Type: Publication
Primary Audience: Administrative Staff
Board of Directors
C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIO, COOs, CMOs, etc.)
National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center at The Fenway Institute
(See other resources developed by this organization).
In collaboration with
National Health Care for the Homeless Council.
Resource Summary: This publication engages pediatric primary care providers, mental health providers, health center administrators and support staff in learning how to actively engage families in the support of their transgender and gender-diverse (TGD) children, with the aim of improving the health outcomes for TGD youth.
Resource Details: Providers will learn best practices for serving the families of TGD youth, and strategies for successfully providing resources and referrals in response to a variety of family and patient needs and priorities.