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June 2018

Intersections of Transgender Rates of Intimate Violence and Health Disparities (SUNY-Spectrum)

June 19 @ 10:45 am - 12:00 pm

Conference: 2018 SPECTRUM CONFERENCE Preventing and Responding to Violence Against the LGBTQI+ Community Workshop description: A growing body of research highlights high rates of sexual and domestic violence within transgender populations. Coupled with these increased rates of singular- and poly-victimization are negative health implications, including disproportionately elevated rates of depression and suicidality, HIV, substance use/abuse and more. Transgender-specific barriers to care due to poverty, insurance transgender exclusions, stigma, and provider lack of education or overt discrimination, result in transgender survivors of…

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Violence and Trauma in the Trans Community: Practical Skills for Service Providers (SUNY-Spectrum)

June 19 @ 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm

Conference: 2018 SPECTRUM CONFERENCE Preventing and Responding to Violence Against the LGBTQI+ Community Workshop description: This fast-paced interactive workshop will encourage attendees to expand their existing framework associated with trans language, as well as theoretical concepts and approaches to working with transgender survivors. Trans-specific research will highlight the extent and kinds of violence and trauma transgender and non-binary people experience, exploring the long-term behavioral, cognitive, and service resistance consequences. Attendees will leave with concrete and practical skills that will easily translate…

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Disability And Transgender Survivors: Empowering Providers Who Work With Multiply-Marginalized Populations (SUNY-Spectrum)

June 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am

Conference: 2018 SPECTRUM CONFERENCE Preventing and Responding to Violence Against the LGBTQI+ Community Workshop description: A growing body of research highlights high rates of sexual and domestic violence within transgender populations. Coupled with these increased rates of singular- and poly-victimization are negative health implications, including disproportionately elevated rates of depression and suicidality, HIV, substance use/abuse and more. Transgender-specific barriers to care due to poverty, insurance transgender exclusions, stigma, and provider lack of education or overt discrimination, result in transgender survivors of…

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Disability And Transgender Survivors: Empowering Providers Who Work With Multiply-Marginalized Populations (SUNY-Spectrum)

June 20 @ 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm

Conference: 2018 SPECTRUM CONFERENCE Preventing and Responding to Violence Against the LGBTQI+ Community Workshop description: A growing body of research highlights high rates of sexual and domestic violence within transgender populations. Coupled with these increased rates of singular- and poly-victimization are negative health implications, including disproportionately elevated rates of depression and suicidality, HIV, substance use/abuse and more. Transgender-specific barriers to care due to poverty, insurance transgender exclusions, stigma, and provider lack of education or overt discrimination, result in transgender survivors of…

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