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September 2015

Espavo Gallery Exhibit – NSAC 2015

September 2 - September 3
Westin Bonaventure,
404 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071 United States
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The Espavo Gallery will be displayed at the National Sexual Assault Conference, September 2-3, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. Espavo, means “Thank you for taking your power back.” The Espavo Project is a photographic and narrative project developed by FORGE and designed to increase personal healing and empowerment for trans, gender non-conforming (GNC) individuals, and loved ones who have experienced sexual violence. We contracted photographers from all over the country to recruit volunteers (who represent the spectrum of trans as…

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NSAC 2015: Best Practices in Hotline Crisis Work with Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse and Assault

September 2 @ 10:45 am - 12:15 pm
Westin Bonaventure,
404 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071 United States
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1in6, Inc., in partnership with FORGE, is co-sponsoring a mini-track – “Serving Men Who Experienced Sexual Abuse” – at the upcoming 2015 National Sexual Assault Conference, September 2 – 4 in Los Angeles, CA. Each of the four workshops on the track will provide a valuable perspective and tools to help you support males of all backgrounds, who have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences to live healthier, happier lives. We look forward to seeing you at the conference! Workshop Title: Best Practices…

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NSAC 2015: Creating Welcoming Spaces for Men Who Have Experienced Childhood Sexual Abuse

September 2 @ 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm
Westin Bonaventure,
404 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071 United States
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1in6, Inc., in partnership with FORGE, is co-sponsoring a mini-track – “Serving Men Who Experienced Sexual Abuse” – at the upcoming 2015 National Sexual Assault Conference, September 2 – 4 in Los Angeles, CA. Each of the four workshops on the track will provide a valuable perspective and tools to help you support males of all backgrounds, who have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences to live healthier, happier lives. We look forward to seeing you at the conference! Workshop Title: Creating Welcoming Spaces…

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NSAC 2015: Creating Effective Support Groups for Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse

September 2 @ 3:35 pm - 5:00 pm
Westin Bonaventure,
404 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071 United States
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1in6, Inc., in partnership with FORGE, is co-sponsoring a mini-track – “Serving Men Who Experienced Sexual Abuse” – at the upcoming 2015 National Sexual Assault Conference, September 2 – 4 in Los Angeles, CA. Each of the four workshops on the track will provide a valuable perspective and tools to help you support males of all backgrounds, who have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences to live healthier, happier lives. We look forward to seeing you at the conference! Workshop Title: Creating Effective…

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NSAC 2015: Expanding LGBTQ Access – VAWA’s New Non-Discrimination Provisions

September 3 @ 10:45 am - 12:15 pm
Westin Bonaventure,
404 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071 United States
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We look forward to seeing you at the 2015 National Sexual Assault Conference, September 2 – 4 in Los Angeles, CA. Workshop Title Expanding LGBTQ Access – VAWA’s New Non-Discrimination Provisions Workshop Description: On March 7, 2013, after years of advocacy, President Obama signed the re-authorized Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), which included non-discrimination provisions on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity for the first time in federal law.  In April of 2014, the OVW issued FAQ’s interpreting…

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NSAC 2015: Transgender Bodies/Psyches: Medically Navigating (and advocating for) Trans Survivors

September 3 @ 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm
Westin Bonaventure,
404 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071 United States
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We look forward to seeing you at the 2015 National Sexual Assault Conference, September 2 – 4 in Los Angeles, CA. Workshop Title Transgender Bodies/Psyches: Medically Navigating (and advocating for) Trans Survivors Workshop Description: Navigating medical services and advocacy with transgender survivors may be uncharted territory for forensic nurses and advocates. Through expanding transgender conceptual frameworks, experiential workshop content will focus on trans-specific barriers, body geography and disconnect(s), with an emphasis on facilitating empowerment-based choices for trans survivors. Participants will…

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NSAC 2015: Working with Trans Men: Unique Challenges and Opportunities for Healing

September 3 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Westin Bonaventure,
404 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071 United States
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1in6, Inc., in partnership with FORGE, is co-sponsoring a mini-track – “Serving Men Who Experienced Sexual Abuse” – at the upcoming 2015 National Sexual Assault Conference, September 2 – 4 in Los Angeles, CA. Each of the four workshops on the track will provide a valuable perspective and tools to help you support males of all backgrounds, who have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences to live healthier, happier lives. We look forward to seeing you at the conference! Workshop Title Working with…

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Complex Communities, Simple Solutions: Making a difference for transgender sexual violence survivors

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Westminster College,
Salt Lake City, UT 84105 United States
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Description: This fast-paced training will stimulate attendees to expand their conceptual framework(s) about transgender, gender non-conforming, and gender non-binary survivors of sexual violence. Trans-specific research will highlight barriers to accessing services, as well as the unique challenges trans survivors face. Data will also guide discussion on how service providers, peers, and systems can lower barriers, integrate effective strategies, and implement new skills to more respectfully provide services to trans survivors and loved ones. Attendees will leave feeling empowered, with clear…

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