Lecture – Transgender Youth and Families in Transition – Research Findings and Clinical Implications

Available with English captions.

Sabra L. Katz-Wise, PhD, Boston Children’s Hospital – Visiting Scholar Series

This presentation addresses the mental health of transgender youth, family support as a protective factor for transgender youth, impacts of transgender youths’ gender identity and transition on the larger family system, and implications for clinical practice with transgender youth and families.

Presentation highlights include:

  • Description of the impact of family support on transgender youths’ mental health
  • Identification of contextual factors that affect the experiences of families with transgender youth
  • Summary of clinical implications for working with transgender youth and families