The University of Texas System

Gender Identity Development in Children & Adolescents

Oct 06, 2021

12:00 pm–1:00 pm


Useful links:

Click here to join the meeting

Or call in (audio only) +1 430-205-1142,,143289050#  

Phone Conference ID: 143 289 050#

The Child Psychiatry Access Network (CPAN) at The University of Texas Health Center at Tyler is sponsoring a FREE Continuing Medical Education presentation via videoconference on Wednesday, 10/6/2021.  We encourage you to join us and, as always, please feel free to share this educational offering with other primary care providers.

Title:  Gender Identity Development in Children & Adolescents

Date:  Wednesday, 10/6/2021

Time: 12:00 – 1:00pm CDT

Speakers: Halle Ross-Young, PsyD


  • Develop familiarity with affirming terminology for gender identity and sexual orientation.
  • Develop familiarity with the range of normative identity exploration in childhood and adolescence.
  • Identify ways in which culture, environment, socialization, and other factors impact individuals’ gender identity development and psychosocial functioning.
  • Identify clinical signs and DSM-5 diagnostic criteria indicating need to further evaluate for gender dysphoria.
  • Identify practical tools for affirming practice with gender-expansive children and families.