Behavior Analysis in Practice

, Volume 12, Issue 4, pp 816–825 | Cite as

A Self-Assessment Tool for Cultivating Affirming Practices With Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming (TGNC) Clients, Supervisees, Students, and Colleagues

  • Worner LelandEmail author
  • August Stockwell
Special Section: Diversity and Inclusion


In the field of applied behavior analysis, professionals are likely to interact with transgender and gender-nonconforming (TGNC) people, either as clients, in a supervision context, in the university classroom, or in the workplace. This paper presents a self-assessment checklist tool that can be used to assess one’s current behaviors of TGNC-affirming practices, along with guidance for using the tool to achieve growth in this area.


gender LGBTQIA transgender ethics self-assessment 



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