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National Center for Victims of Crime Conference

September 19, 2012 @ 9:45 am - 11:15 am

Transgender Survivors: Statistics, Stories, Strategies

This interactive and fast-paced workshop will encourage participants to expand their transgender vocabulary and conceptual framework(s), specifically in how they apply to transgender sexual assault, domestic violence, and/or hate violence survivors.  Attendees will increase their ability to fluidly and respectfully interact with and serve transgender survivors and loved ones.  Topics will include prevalence rates, barriers to accessing services, and unique issues facing transgender survivors and service providers.  Participants will leave with practical steps that will assist them in modifying existing policies and procedures, identifying and lowering barriers to service, and improving effective services to transgender survivors and loved ones.

Objectives:

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

 

Presenters: Loree Cook-Daniels & michael munson

 

 

Details

Date:
September 19, 2012
Time:
9:45 am - 11:15 am
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Venue

National Center for Victims of Crime Conference
New Orleans, LA United States