Transgender Patient Care and Information

Supporting and Caring for Transgender Children. Enjoyable read with good graphics and case reports. AAP and American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians collaboration. https://www.aap.org/en-us/Documents/solgbt_resource_transgenderchildren.pdf


Two short YouTube videos produced by the AAP featuring role-play to model potentially difficult conversations:

Exploring Gender Identity. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5Hum9emwwU&t=2s

Caring for LGBTQ Youth: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pH_0eiUCdQs

Practitioners Guide to Helping Families Support Their LGBT Children: from SAMHSA. https://store.samhsa.gov/sites/default/files/d7/priv/pep14-lgbtkids.pdf

Gender Spectrum. Good variety of resources. https://www.genderspectrum.org/audiences/medical-and-mental-health-professionals

Link to "Online programs" - includes a very good 15 minute presentation on assessment of gender dysphoria. https://www.genderspectrum.org/articles/online-programs-social-and-health

The National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center (part of The Fenway Institute) has a series of excellent free webinars for pediatric healthcare providers on a variety of topics, including gender affirming treatment, and developmental approaches. CME credit is available for some content. https://www.lgbthealtheducation.org/resources/type/webinar/

AAP policy statement: Ensuring Comprehensive Care and Support for Transgender and Gender-Diverse Children and Adolescents. https://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/142/4/e20182162