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Title Adult transgender care : an interdisciplinary approach for training mental health professionals / edited by Michael R. Kauth and Jillian C. Shipherd.

Published New York : Routledge, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
Edition First edition.
Physical description 1 online resource (xvi, 225 pages)
Contents How to begin : an introduction to the book / Michael R. Kauth and Jillian C. Shipherd -- Scientific and cultural perspectives on the gender binary / Major Laura Johnson -- The intersectionality of minority identities and health / John R. Blosnich -- Providing a welcoming clinic environment / Bryan N. Cochran, Oakleigh M. Reed, and Hillary Gleason -- Supporting the transgender individual in deciding their pathway / Ruben A. Hopwood -- Preparing clients for hormone therapy / Anthony Firek and Ranya Sawan-Garcia -- The high-risk client : comorbid conditions that affect care / Collen A. Sloan, and Joshua Safer -- Dialectical behavior therapy as a treatment option for complex cases of gender dysphoria / Colleen A. Sloan and Danielle S. Berke -- Pursuing gender transitioning surgeries / Loren S. Schechter and Rebecca B. Schechter -- Adjunctive interventions : supportive services for gender role transitions / Anne L. Boedecker -- Identity and support letters / Colt Keo-Meier, Kelly Ducheny, and Michael L. Hendricks -- Finding additional resources / Zander Keig and Jamison Green -- Sexual health among transgender people / Ladawn Sheffield and Alex S. Keuroghlian -- Implementing a transgender care policy in a national healthcare system / Jillian C. Shipherd, Michael R. Kauth, and George Brown.
Summary "Adult Transgender Care provides an overview of transgender health and offers a comprehensive approach to training mental health professionals in transgender care. The book takes an interdisciplinary approach to transgender care, emphasizing the complementary contributions of psychiatry, psychology, and social work in providing transgender care within an integrated treatment team. Included in this text are overviews of how to conceptualize and provide treatment with complex and difficult clinical presentations and considerations for understanding how to address system-level challenges to treatment. Adult Transgender Care meets a unique need by providing detailed information, clinical interventions, case studies, and resources for mental health professionals on transgender care."--Provided by publisher.
Other author Kauth, Michael R., editor.
Shipherd, Jillian C., editor.
Subject Gays -- Mental health services.
Transgender people -- Mental health.
ISBN 9781315390499 (e-book: PDF) (e-book : PDF)
9781315390475 (e-book: Mobi)
9781138229020 (hardback)
9781138229037 (paperback)
Standard Number 10.4324/9781315390505