Supporting Transgender Children and Youth Involved in the Court System

Learn to prepare transgender children and youth for court and support them in the courtroom.

Publication year: 2016
Capacity Building Center for States


Provides information on preparing transgender children and youth for court as well as supporting them in the courtroom, including tips on using appropriate names and pronouns, disclosing gender identity, creating a supportive courtroom environment, and discussing how transgender issues may impact the case.

Suggested Citation

Capacity Building Center for States. (2016). Supporting transgender children and youth involved in the court system. Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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