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ERIC Number: EJ788775
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Mar
Pages: 15
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 21
ISSN: ISSN-0022-0787
Understanding and Counseling Transgender Clients
Kirk, James; Belovics, Robert
Journal of Employment Counseling, v45 n1 p29 Mar 2008
Because transgender individuals experience widespread employment discrimination, counselors need to understand and be able to work with members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender communities. The aim of this article is to help counselors become more transgender literate by (a) defining gender dysphoric disorder and related terms; (b) discussing the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of gender dysphoria; (c) highlighting career realities faced by transgender employees; (d) touching upon legal issues pertaining to transgender workers; and (e) offering a few suggestions to counselors working with transgender clients.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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