Supporting Young Transgender Men: A Guide for ProfessionalsISBN: 9781785922947
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There is currently a lack of information available regarding the specific needs of young transgender men, and the barriers that they face. This can lead to professionals having to give generic advice, which may not be appropriate for the situation. Written to address this shortfall, this book provides professionals with the guidance they need to effectively and supportively work with young transgender men. It looks at some of the obstacles that trans men face across health and care services. Addressing topics such as the social impact of transitioning, the potential impact on mental health and emotional wellbeing and common myths and misconceptions about transitioning, this guide is essential for anyone working with young transgender men.
Market: Frontline professionals working with young trans/non-binary men eg social workers, youth workers, LGBT organisations, community groups, mental health organisations and settings, teachers and other education providers as well as children's homes, respite care providers and foster carers.