Counselors and Counseling Students Attitudes toward Transgender Persons
Issues related to persons who are transgender have gained large interest in recent years, but discrimination and differential health outcomes for persons who are transgender continue. This article reviewed the 14 existing studies on attitudes toward persons who are transgender, none dealing exclusively with counselors and/or counselors in training. This study involved investigation of those attitudes with a sample of 95 counselors and counselors in training. Findings indicated that counselors tend to have positive attitudes. Greater personal familiarity and multicultural competence as well as being female were associated with more positive attitudes, whereas quantity of diversity training was not related and professional experience was related to more negative attitudes.
Counseling, Leadership and Special Education
Attitudes, counseling competency, counselors, multicultural counseling, transgender
Kanamori, Yasuko, and Jeffrey HD Cornelius-White. "Counselors’ and counseling students’ attitudes toward transgender persons." Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling 11, no. 1 (2017): 36-51.
Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling