Conference workshops

  • October 22

    Violence and Trauma in the Trans Community: Practical Skills for Service Providers

    (download PDF flyer) Description: This fast-paced, 3-hour, 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, […]

    Start: October 22 @ 9:00 am
    End: October 22 @ 12:00 pm
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    Address:
    907 Floyd Ave.
    Richmond, VA 23284 United States
  • October 22

    The Brain on Trauma: Understanding Violence’s Consequences on our Mind, Body, and Community

    Description: Trans and non-binary people experience bullying, harassment, abuse, assault and hate violence at alarmingly high rates.  Living through traumatic experiences doesn’t mean people have an understanding of how these experiences impact daily life. This workshop will translate the characteristics and complexity of short and long term traumatic responses into user-friendly language, allowing attendees to […]

    Start: October 22 @ 1:00 pm
    End: October 22 @ 2:00 pm
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    Address:
    907 Floyd Ave.
    Richmond, VA 23284 United States
  • October 22

    Experiencing Peace

    Description: This experiential workshop will gently guide participants through a selection of trauma-informed exercises designed to promote well-being. Some exercises will be done solo, while others will be more interactive. Everyone can choose to participate or just witness at all times. Treat yourself to kindness, community, and creativity!

    Start: October 22 @ 3:00 pm
    End: October 22 @ 5:00 pm
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    Address:
    907 Floyd Ave.
    Richmond, VA 23284 United States