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Male Survivor Conference: A world of Healing

November 15, 2012 - November 17, 2012

13th International Male Survivor Conference

www.malesurvivor.org

 

Friday, November 16,  3:30 am – 5:00 pm

Workshop Title:

Soothing the soul through words, images, and experiential learning (Survivors and Loved Ones)

Workshop Description:

Soothing the Soul is a dynamic, experiential and reflective writing-based workshop that encourages and allows participants to transform feelings about past abuse, assault or violence into empowered hope. Participants will use writing, art, and movement exercises. leaving with a sense of hope and connection.  All materials provided.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Explore new ways to process emotions.
  2. Gain tools to more effectively navigate traumatic memories.
  3. Increase personal empowerment.

Sunday, November 18,  11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Workshop Title:

Transgender Survivors: Statistics, Stories, Strategies

Workshop Description:

This workshop will provide a base transgender framework, prevalence rates of sexual violence, barriers to accessing services, and unique issues facing transgender survivors.  Participants will learn practical steps that will assist them in modifying existing policies and procedures, identifying and lowering barriers to service, improving effective services to transgender survivors.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Expand transgender vocabulary and conceptual framework
  2. Deepen understanding of prevalence rates and barriers to accessing care for transgender youth survivors
  3. List at least three ways of improving service delivery to transgender survivors

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Start:
November 15, 2012
End:
November 17, 2012
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