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  • Part of the Solution: Gender-Integrated Sexual Assault Support Groups (webinar)

    • Date: May 16th, 2017
    • Subjects: Featured

    Description: Sexual assault survivors derive many benefits from participating in support groups. Unfortunately, current widespread practices of holding only single-gender support groups deprive many transgender, non-binary, and male survivors of opportunities to benefit from these core services. FORGE surveyed and interviewed dozens of facilitators to identify concerns about all-gender groups and, most importantly, how experienced […]

  • Breathing in Love: Support and Kindness for Providers (IN)

    A workshop at the first annual statewide conference focusing on campus sexual assault prevention and response, hosted by the ICESA Campus Consortium [ http://indianacesa.org/event/campus-consortium-conference/ ] Description: This interactive workshop will gently guide participants through a selection of trauma-informed experiences designed to promote a sense of calm, respite from the often harsh world, and a deeper […]

  • Practice Implications of Transgender Victimization Data (IN)

    A workshop at the first annual statewide conference focusing on campus sexual assault prevention and response, hosted by the ICESA Campus Consortium [ http://indianacesa.org/event/campus-consortium-conference/ ] Description: A growing body of research highlights high rates of sexual and domestic violence within transgender and non-binary populations. Coupled with these increased rates of singular- and poly-victimization are negative […]

  • Part of the Solution: Gender-Integrated Sexual Assault Support Groups

    A practical guide for support group facilitators, therapists, and decision-makers Sexual assault survivors derive many benefits from participating in support groups. Unfortunately, current widespread practices of holding only single-gender support groups deprive many transgender, non-binary, and male survivors of opportunities to benefit from these core services. FORGE surveyed and interviewed dozens of facilitators to identify […]

  • Outside the Boxes: Working with Gender Non-binary Survivors (NSAC)

    • Date: May 2nd, 2017
    • Subjects: Featured

    A workshop at the National Sexual Assault Conference We all know thinking outside of the box is critical for providers working with sexual assault survivors.  When survivors live and identify outside of the culturally defined male and female gender boxes, it is even more important for providers to be adaptive, creative, and knowledgeable about how […]