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Gender-affirming Care Is Trauma-informed Care

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Created for healthcare professionals with a focus on services for youth, this guide highlights the importance of pursuing gender-affirming care when implementing a trauma-informed approach in healthcare services. It includes tips for supporting transgender, gender diverse, and intersex (TGI) youth and explains the impact gender-affirming care can have on the resilience and traumatic healing of an individual.
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National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)