Program

IS28-12-4

Using the American Psychological Association (APA) Guidelines with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Clients in Everyday Psychological Practice

[Speaker] Dickey, Lore M:1
1:Louisiana Tech University (United States of America)

Members from the American Psychological Association Task Force on developing
guidelines for psychological practice with transgender and gender nonconforming (TGNC)
clients will discuss the major components of TGNC-affirmative practice across the lifespan.
Unique consideration of TGNC-affirmative practice for children, adolescents, adults, and older
adults is reviewed. The psychologist role of advocacy in addressing issues of anti-trans bias
within and outside the counseling office is also described, as well as the major theories guiding
TGNC-affirmative psychological practice.
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