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Sunday, July 27 • 10:45am - 12:15pm
Keeping Siblings in Mind

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Gender diversity impacts all members of a family, including one’s siblings. Many young people face their own social challenges as they are questioned about their sibling’s gender. Some may feel the need to defend their sibling, while others may be angry to have been put into this position. As adults look to meet the unique needs of a transgender or gender-expansive young person, it is not uncommon for siblings to feel left out. What are some of the important considerations that must be taken into account for caregivers and professionals as they seek to support the siblings of gender diverse youth? How can they balance the needs of all of the young people in the equation? What do the siblings of a gender-expansive child need and how might they be showing you?


Kelly Storck, LCSW

Kelly Storck, LCSW, has worked with gender-diverse clients for 10 years in her therapy and gender care practice. Along with this work, Kelly presents workshops and trainings on issues relevant to gender diversity and has served as a facilitator for a gender-diverse children's play... Read More →
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Diane Ehrensaft, PhD

Developmental and Clinical Psychologist, University of California San Francisco
Dr. Diane Ehrensaft is an associate professor of Pediatrics at the University of California San Francisco and a developmental and clinical psychologist with a private practice in Oakland, California. Along with her private practice, she is an attending psychologist at the Child and... Read More →

Sunday July 27, 2014 10:45am - 12:15pm PDT
Dante 220 St Mary's College of California, 1928 St Marys Rd, Moraga, CA 94556

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