The Amsterdam couch discussion on tour: Gender care models in transition

Background

Over the last decade the field of transgender care is rapidly changing; referral rates are increasing, specialized clinics are opening or expanding, the binary perspective on gender identity is outdated, and the attitude in... [ view full abstract ]

Aim(s)

After the successful introduction at the WPATH 2016 in Amsterdam, The Amsterdam Couch Discussion is on tour and aims to find the answer on several questions in the debate on individualized care in adults. [ view full abstract ]

Main Outcome Measures

In this interactive session the pros and cons of standardized care and individualized care will be debated in subgroups and in plenary (on the couch). With use of Socrative (socrative.com), participants are asked to explore... [ view full abstract ]

Methods

The Amsterdam Couch Discussion is an interactive multidisciplinary workshop [ view full abstract ]

Results

Central questions in the debate on individualized care will be: Is standardized and protocolled care still the preferred care model to use? Which components are essential in ideal transgender health care ? Should in-depth... [ view full abstract ]

Conclusion

The workshop will provide insight in the values and norms around transgender health care from the perspective of the health care providers and the health care consumers. [ view full abstract ]

Authors

Annelijn Wensing-Kruger (VU University Medical Center, Center of Expertise on Gender Dysphoria), Brand Coumou (VU University Medical Center, Center of Expertise on Gender Dysphoria), Thomas D. Steensma (VU University Medical Center, Center of Expertise on Gender Dysphoria)

Topic Area

Topics: Other suggestion

Session

MW-1E » Gender Care Models in Transition (14:00 - Friday, 7th April, Adriatic)

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