NCU Catalog - October 2020 
    
    Jan 31, 2023  
NCU Catalog - October 2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSY-6203 - Introduction to Transgender and Non-Binary Studies

Semester Credits: 3 Weeks: 8

In this course you will be introduced to factors that influence and impact individuals who identify as transgender. Terms such as gender queer, gender variant, intersex, cisgender, and transitioning, among others, will be discussed. Stages of male to female and female to male transitioning and how to offer support at each stage will be explored. Stigma and barriers to care will be examined as well as  strengths-based, affirming model of care for assessment, support, treatment, and advocacy. You will learn to conceptualize cases from a holistic, multicultural perspective and acknowledge that all people regardless of group or identity are informed by their larger context and culture.



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