Date & Time
Tuesday, October 3, 2023, 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
452 Gender-Affirming Care for Transgender and Intersex Individuals*

Gender-responsive approaches are recommended when providing treatment and services to transgender and intersex people. This session will outline evidence-based treatment models including adaptive and responsive service delivery that addresses cultural elements and unique treatment needs. Additional topics are correctional barriers to providing responsive care, including staff bias and attitudes, and future areas of study. The presenters will share examples and practical applications.

Educational Objectives
  • Cite recent research about incarcerated individuals who identify as transgender or intersex
  • Describe evidence-based treatment models and approaches in working with transgender and intersex people
  • Summarize current gender-responsive recommendations and treatment approach adjustments for transgender and intersex people

Level: Basic