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LGBTQ+

Training sessions designed to equip advocates and other professionals with the knowledge and techniques to provide culturally competent responses and support to LGBTQ+ survivors.

Providing Culturally Competent Services to LGBTQ+ Survivors: Part 1
2 hours (four 30-minute consecutive sections)

Section 1:
Cultural Competency

  • LGBTQ+ terminology
  • Intersectionality
  • Privilege

Section 2:
Federal Mandates and Specific Requirements

  • VAWA 2013
  • FVPSA nondiscrimination changes for LGBTQ+ survivors

Section 3:
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

  • Victimization rates
  • Causes
  • Barriers to service

Section 4:
Providing Effective Services

  • Visual, written, and verbal tools and techniques for providing inclusive services

Providing Culturally Competent Services to LGBTQ+ Survivors: Part 2
2 hours (four 30-minute consecutive sections)

Section 1:
Cultural Competency 201

  • Historical trauma and shared experiences
  • Trauma- informed advocacy

Section 2:
Victimization, Sexual Assault, Intimate Partner Violence (IPV), and Stalking

  • Victimization rates
  • Systems of oppression

Section 3:
Federal Mandates and Specific Requirements

  • VAWA 2013
  • In-depth guidelines for serving LGBTQ+ survivors
  • Housing
  • Comparable services
  • Hiring nondiscrimination

Section 4:
Providing Effective Inclusive Services

  • Eliminating barriers
  • Creating an inclusive space
  • Best practices for domestic violence services provider policies

Advocacy for LGBTQ Survivors: All-Day Workshops
8 hours (all day)

Workshop 1:
Survivors of Trauma

  • Statistics
  • Debunking myths
  • Impact of anti-trans bathroom laws on survivors
  • Increased rates of victimization of trans individuals

Workshop 2:
How to Be an Ally

  • Privilege
  • Intersectionality
  • How to be an ally
  • What to do when, as an ally, you make a mistake

Workshop 3:
Providing Inclusive Services

  • Review of core safety plan components and sections
  • What to consider
  • How to plan
  • Safety planning practice activity

Section 4:
Providing Effective Services

  • In-depth tools and techniques
  • Visual, verbal, and written cues
  • Affirming referrals
  • Understanding bias

To schedule training, call 801-521-5544 or submit a request.