Transgender Training - ITCA Curriculum 2021

Transgender Care Certification Program 52 Hours 


 Transgender Care Resources

Bockting, W. O. & Coleman, E., eds. (1992). Gender Dysphoria: Interdisciplinary approaches in clinical management. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press. $34.56 on
Standards of Care (2013). The World Professional Association for Transgender Health free on

Answers to Your Questions About Transgender People, Gender Identity, and Gender Expression. American Psychological Association.

Beyond the Binary: A Tool Kit for Gender Identity Activism in Schools

Kirk, S & Rothblatt, M. (1995). Medical, legal and workplace issues for the transsexual: A guide for transformation. Watertown, MA: Together Lifeworks.
Schroth, L. E. ed. (2014). Trans Bodies, Trans Selves: A Resource for the Transgender Community. New York: Oxford University Press.
Stevenson, M. R. & Cogan, J. C. Eds. (2003). Everyday Activism. New York: Routledge Press.
Stuart, K. E. (1991). The uninvited dilemma: A question of gender. Portland, OR: Metamorphous Press.
Teich, N. M. (2012).Transgender 101: A Simple Guide to a Complex Issue. New York: Columbia University Press.
Zucker, K. J. & Bradley, S. J. (1995). Gender Identity Disorder and Psychosexual Problems in Children and Adolescents. New York, NY: Guildford Press.


The Middle Sexes, Parts 1-11, 

Trans, Chris Arnold, director, IICS website
Intersex, IICS website
Oprah on Transgender, IICS website

Resources (to date)

Advocates for Youth- Ten Tips for Parents of a Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual or Transgender Child & I Think I Might be Transgender, Now What Do I Do?

ANSWERS TO YOUR QUESTIONS About Transgender People, Gender Identity, and Gender Expression American Psychological Association.

BEYOND THE BINARY: A Tool Kit for Gender Identity Activism in Schools

CDC Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health—Youth

COLAGE Kids of Trans Program (for children with transgender parents)

Deaf Queer Resource Center

EVERYDAY ACTIVISM. Michael R. Stevenson and Jeanine C. Cogan, Ed. New York:Routledge, 2003.

FACT SHEET: Transgender & Gender Nonconforming Youth in School. Sylvia Rivera Law Project

Gay/Straight/Trans Alliances: A Student Guide

Gender Education & Workplace Advocacy

Gender non-conforming: child, family, medical, mental health issues/resources

GLBTQ: The Survival Guide for Queer and Questioning Teens by Kelley Huegel—grades 9 and up

GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network) HARSH REALITIES: The Experiences of Transgender Youth in Our Nation’s Schools. & Miami-Dade County

Public Schools Gender Resource Guide (available from the YES INSTITUTE, Miami Florida)

International Foundation for Gender Education

Intersex Society of North America

If YOU ARE CONCERNED ABOUT YOUR CHILD’S GENDER BEHAVIORS: A Guide for Parents. Children’s National Medical Center

Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund

LINKS for Transgender Youth

LOVE MAKES A FAMILY. By Gigi Kaeser & Peggy Gillespie—all grades

LUNA by Julie Ann Peters A story of a transgender brother/Grades 9 and up

MY GENDER WORKBOOK :How to Become a Real Man, a Real Woman, the Real You, or Something Else Entirely. By Kate Bornstein. New York: Routledge, 1998.

National Center for Transgender Equality

National Coalition for Gay, lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Youth

National Gay and Lesbian Task force

National Youth Advocacy Coalition


PFLAG (Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians, Gays, and Transgender)


Safe Schools Coalition . Model School District Policy Regarding Transgender and Gender NonConforming Students—

THE FAMILY BOOK by Todd Parr. K-grade 3

THE TRANSGENDER CHILD by Stephanie Brill and Rachel Pepper. 2008.

The World Professional Association for Transgender Health

TransFaith Online. Spiritual and Religious Issues


Transgender Living on YouthResource

TRANSITIONS OF THE HEART—Stories of Love, Struggle and Acceptance by Mothers of Transgender and Gender Variant Children by Rachel Pepper. Cleis Publishers, 2012.

TRANSGENDER VISIBILITY: A Guide to Being You. Human Rights Campaign

Trans Youth Family Allies

Trevor Helpline Crisis Intervention for LGBT Youth 24 hours a day/7 days a week 1.800.850.8078

WORKING WITH TRANSGENDER YOUTH: Getting Down to Basics. A CWLA/LAMBDA Legal Joint Initiative &

Gender Role Interviews:

Bruce Jenner:

Gender Queer-ies:


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