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March 2017

Transgender Domestic Violence: Developing new strategies to assist survivors

March 29 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

EVENT DESCRIPTION: Since the rise of the Battered Women’s Movement in the 1970s, the United States has been at the forefront of providing legal protection and services to survivors of domestic violence. Unfortunately, transgender communities remain largely ignored by this movement. Research indicates that, despite experiencing similar or higher rates of domestic violence as compared to the rest of society, transgender survivors are provided with fewer legal protections and needed services. Moreover, when transgender survivors reach out for help, often…

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Transgender Domestic Violence: Developing new strategies to assist survivors

March 29 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

EVENT DESCRIPTION: Since the rise of the Battered Women’s Movement in the 1970s, the United States has been at the forefront of providing legal protection and services to survivors of domestic violence. Unfortunately, transgender communities remain largely ignored by this movement. Research indicates that, despite experiencing similar or higher rates of domestic violence as compared to the rest of society, transgender survivors are provided with fewer legal protections and needed services. Moreover, when transgender survivors reach out for help, often…

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Working with Transgender Survivors: Core Information for Domestic Violence and Allied Professionals (webinar)

March 31 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

A webinar with JWI.  Register today!  https://www.jwi.org/calendar/webinar-working-with-transgender-survivors Description: This fast-paced webinar is designed to assist domestic violence advocates and other victim service providers in better serving transgender survivors. Many providers are committed to serving transgender clients, but seek additional information in order to provide more competent and sensitive services. This webinar will primarily focus on basic transgender concepts, but will include content specifically geared towards advocates. Many references will also be provided on where you can learn more about basic…

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April 2017

Integrating Transgender Survivors into Shelter and Support Groups (Webinar)

April 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

A co-sponsored webinar with FORGE and JWI. This training is the second of two webinars.  For information on the first webinar -- Working with Transgender Survivors: Core Information for Domestic Violence and Allied Professionals -- contact JWI. Register today! https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7695612006358836483 Description: This webinar will explore two common support services for domestic violence survivors that are often not accessible for transgender victims: 1. shelters and 2. support groups.  Traditionally, these services have been restricted to non-transgender women or they have been…

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