Recorded webinars

  • July 16, 2014

    VAWA non-discrimination conditions webinar

    Webinar recorded on July 16, 2014 Pre-Webinar Handout: Don’t forget to download the Department of Justice’s “Frequently Asked Questions: Nondiscrimination Grant Conditions in the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013” prior to the webinar:  http://www.ovw.usdoj.gov/docs/faqs-ngc-vawa.pdf   Description:  The Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 added a grant condition that prohibits discrimination on the […]

    Start: July 16, 2014 2:00 pm
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  • July 10, 2014

    Violence and Trauma in the Lives of Transgender Older Adults

    Webinar recorded on July 10, 2014 Description: Although the data about transgender elders and trauma is still limited, the research that does exist indicates both high levels of traumatic history and significant implications for health and wellness.  Many transgender and gender non-conforming individuals experience higher than average abuse, violence and neglect than non-transgender peers throughout […]

    Start: July 10, 2014 2:00 pm
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  • June 25, 2014

    Serving Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Sexual Assault Victims

    On June 25, 2014, at 2 p.m. (eastern time), in commemoration of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month, the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) will present a Web Forum discussion with Loree Cook-Daniels and michael munson on best practices for serving transgender and gender non-conforming sexual assault victims. Cook-Daniels is the Policy and […]

    Start: June 25, 2014 1:00 pm
    End: June 25, 2014 2:00 pm
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  • May 8, 2014

    Stalking Basics and Transgender Individuals

    Understanding Stalking Dynamics and Implications for Transgender Individuals and Communities Webinar recorded on May 8, 2014   Description: Recent national data indicates that 6.6 million people are stalked in a one year period in the United States; yet stalking is a crime that is often misunderstood, minimized or missed entirely. Guest presenter Rebecca Dreke of […]

    Start: May 8, 2014 2:00 pm
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  • April 10, 2014

    Forensic Exams with Transgender Sexual Assault Survivors

    Archived Recording (Webinar originally recorded on April 10, 2014) Description: Medical and Forensic Considerations in Caring for Transgender Sexual Assault Survivors Navigating medical services and advocacy with transgender survivors may be uncharted territory for forensic nurses and advocates.  Transgender sexual assault victims may differ from other survivors in body configurations, high levels of polyvictimization, increased […]

    Start: April 10, 2014 2:00 pm
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  • March 13, 2014

    #Trans101 (for Victim Service Providers) Twitter Chat

    It’s time… to tweet about it! Join us for #Trans101 Twitter Chat Thursday, March 13,  2014 (noon-1:00 Pacific, 1-2:00pm Mountain, 2-3:00pm Central, 3-4:00pm Eastern) Description: Trans101 webinars are great, but so are opportunities to ask any and all the questions you have about transgender and gender non-conforming individuals and issues. Join FORGE staff michael munson […]

    Start: March 13, 2014 2:00 pm
    End: March 13, 2014 3:30 pm
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  • February 13, 2014

    New Laws and Policies Improving Transgender Survivors’ Lives

    Download before viewing! Pre-Quiz – New Laws and Policies Improving Transgender Survivors’ Lives   Archived Recording (Webinar originally recorded on February 13, 2014)   Description: In the last few years there have been literally dozens of positive, concrete changes in federal policy that have improved the lives of transgender people.  This webinar will discuss the […]

    Start: February 13, 2014 2:00 pm
    End: February 13, 2014 3:30 pm
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  • January 9, 2014

    Transgender sexuality and trauma

    Archived Recording (Webinar originally recorded on January 9, 2014) [Please note the correction that the Five Circles of Sexuality was created by Dr. Dennis Dailey - not the equally legendary Dallas Denny.  We apologize for the misattribution, and have updated the handout accordingly.]   Description: Transgender Sexuality and Trauma: A Context of Care for Service […]

    Start: January 9, 2014 2:00 pm
    End: January 9, 2014 3:30 pm
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  • January 7, 2014

    BWJP: Transgender People, IPV and the Legal System

    Battered Women’s Justice Project 2014 Webinar Series:  Researcher/Practitioner Discourse Transgender People, IPV and the Legal System   To access the archived recording, click the link below and complete the brief registration form to view the webinar. https://bwjp.ilinc.com/perl/ilinc/lms/vc_launch.pl?activity_id=shfhktr&user_id=   Faculty: Leigh Goodmark, J.D. is a Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Maryland Frances King […]

    Start: January 7, 2014 1:00 pm
    End: January 7, 2014 2:30 pm
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  • December 30, 2013

    #Trans101 Twitter Chat for Victim Service Providers

    It’s time… to tweet about it! Join us for #Trans101 Twitter Chat Monday, December 30, 2013 (noon-1:00 Pacific, 1-2:00pm Mountain, 2-3:00pm Central, 3-4:00pm Eastern) Description: Trans101 webinars are great, but so are opportunities to ask any and all the questions you have about transgender and gender non-conforming individuals and issues. Join FORGE staff michael munson […]

    Start: December 30, 2013 2:00 pm
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  • December 2, 2013

    State of Transgender Policy 2013

    Attitudes, policies, and laws affecting transgender and gender non-conforming people and our families are rapidly changing.  To help you keep up, FORGE has prepared a 22-minute webinar/recording that looks at the current state of many of the policy issues that most affect trans people and families, including:  employment, health care, identification documents, housing, education, the […]

    Start: December 2, 2013 8:00 am
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  • November 21, 2013

    Trans-specific barriers to accessing health care

    Archived Recording (Webinar originally recorded on November 21, 2013)   Description: Sexual assault and domestic violence victims often need more physical and/or mental health care than non-survivors, both directly following abuse/assault and years later.  Transgender and gender non-conforming survivors and loved ones often face additional challenges accessing healthcare-related services (including denial of care and even […]

    Start: November 21, 2013 2:00 pm
    End: November 21, 2013 3:30 pm
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  • October 10, 2013

    Working with rural trans survivors (Webinar)

    Archived Recording (Webinar originally recorded on October 10, 2013) Description: Transgender individuals live in every corner of the country, including in rural areas.  This webinar will provide an overview of the realities and implications of being transgender and not living in a large urban community.  Guest presenter Kris Bein, IowaCASA’s Resource Sharing Project Assistant Coordinator, […]

    Start: October 10, 2013 2:00 pm
    End: October 10, 2013 3:30 pm
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  • September 19, 2013

    Transgender 101 for Victim Service Providers

    Archived Recording (Webinar originally recorded on September 19, 2013)     Description: This fast-paced webinar is designed to assist victim service providers in better serving transgender survivors of sexual assault and other forms of violence. Many providers are committed to serving transgender clients, but seek additional information in order to provide more competent and sensitive […]

    Start: September 19, 2013 2:00 pm
    End: September 19, 2013 3:30 pm
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  • September 11, 2013

    2013 – 2014 Webinars

    Please save the dates for the 2013-2014 webinar schedule. Registration for each webinar will be open approximately 3-4 weeks prior to the event. May 23, 2013 Disability and Transgender Survivors June 20, 2013 Transgender 101 July 11, 2013 Anti-trans violence in prison  (Guest: Chris Daley, JDI) August 8, 2013 Anti-Transgender Hate Violence: Mobilizing Communities After […]

    Start: September 11, 2013 8:00 am
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  • August 8, 2013

    Anti-Transgender Hate Violence: Mobilizing Communities After High Profile Crimes

    Archived Recording (Webinar originally recorded on August 8, 2013) Description:  Anti-transgender hate violence presents complex and compounded challenges for both victims and services providers.  Hate violence often crumbles a community’s sense of safety and renders members powerless and vulnerable.  To be effective, providers must be able to appreciate and respond to the various levels and meanings […]

    Start: August 8, 2013 2:00 pm
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  • July 11, 2013

    Working with transgender survivors of sexual abuse in detention

    Archived Recording (Originally recorded July 11, 2013)   Recorded Segments: (click the images below to play the clips) Description: The national Prison Rape Elimination Act standards create exciting new opportunities for providing effective services to currently incarcerated transgender survivors of sexual abuse. All available data indicates that transgender people in detention – particularly transgender women […]

    Start: July 11, 2013 2:00 pm
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  • June 20, 2013

    #Trans101 Twitter Chat – June 20, 2013

    It’s time… to tweet about it! Join us for #Trans101 Twitter Chat Thursday, June 20, 2013 2:00 – 3:00pm Central (noon-1:00 Pacific, 1-2:00pm Mountain, 2-3:00pm Central, 3-4:00pm Eastern) Description: Trans101 webinars are great, but so are opportunities to ask any and all the questions you have about transgender and gender non-conforming individuals and issues. Join […]

    Start: June 20, 2013 2:00 pm
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  • May 23, 2013

    Disability and Transgender Survivors

    Empowering providers who work with multiply-marginalized populations Archived Recording: [Recorded on May 23, 2013 @ 2:00 - 3:30pm Central] [Note: The video contains a pre-recorded interview embedded within this recording.  The sound quality of that interview is not very clear at times.  The interview alone, is posted below the full webinar recording.  The interview starts […]

    Start: May 23, 2013 2:00 pm
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  • May 15, 2013

    Transgender Survivors: Enhancing Culturally Responsive Services (WCASA/WCADV)

    The following is a recording of a “remote training” by FORGE for the Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault / Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence (WCASA/WCADV) Director’s meeting on May 15, 2013.  It is similar to many other archived webinars, but was presented live to a group of 50 agency directors from across the state of […]

    Start: May 15, 2013 1:00 pm
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  • April 11, 2013

    Power and control tactics specific to trans people

    Archived Recording: [Recorded on April 11, 2013 @ 2:00 - 3:30pm Central]   Description: Power and control tactics are often a central framework for discussing intimate partner violence.  This webinar will guide participants through detailed trans-specific power and control tactics both used against transgender/gender non-conforming individuals, as well as those that trans* people use against […]

    Start: April 11, 2013 2:00 pm
    End: April 11, 2013 3:30 pm
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  • March 14, 2013

    #Trans101 Twitter Chat

    It’s time… to tweet about it! Join us for #Trans101 Twitter Chat Thursday, March 14, 2013 2:00 – 3:00pm Central  (noon-1:00 Pacific, 1-2:00pm Mountain, 2-3:00pm Central, 3-4:00pm Eastern) Description: Trans101 webinars are great, but so are opportunities to ask any and all the questions you have about transgender and gender non-conforming individuals and issues.  Join […]

    Start: March 14, 2013 2:00 pm
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  • February 14, 2013

    Creating a trans-welcoming environment

    Archived Recording: [Recorded on February 14, 2013 @ 2:00 - 3:30pm Central]     Description: Creating a trans-welcoming environment involves more than an agency checking off boxes on a cultural competency checklist. This webinar will review key transgender-specific 2011 research data highlighting why transgender victims/survivors are hesitant to access services and how victim service agencies […]

    Start: February 14, 2013 2:00 pm
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  • January 10, 2013

    Safety planning with transgender clients

    Archived Recording: [Recorded January 10, 2013 @ 2:00 - 3:30pm Central.]   Description: Individuals who are in an abusive relationship benefit from the support of professionals who can help them create a safety plan.  Providers and advocates who are aware of the unique concerns and challenges that transgender and gender non-conforming individuals may experience will […]

    Start: January 10, 2013 2:00 pm
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  • December 13, 2012

    Transgender 101 for Victim Service Providers

    Archived Recording Description: This fast-paced webinar is designed to assist victim service providers in better serving transgender survivors of sexual assault and other forms of violence.  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 […]

    Start: December 13, 2012 2:00 pm
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  • November 29, 2012

    The intersections of sex work and violence

    Archived Recording [Recorded November 29, 2012] Description: A high percentage of transgender people – especially African-American transgender women – have survived through sex work, an occupation that vastly increases one’s risk of experiencing multiple forms of violence.  This webinar will discuss why sex work is so common among transgender people and outline the additional barriers […]

    Start: November 29, 2012 2:00 pm
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  • October 11, 2012

    Transgender Day of Remembrance: When violence becomes deadly

    Archived Recording [Recorded October 22, 2012] NOTE: Due to unexpected technical challenges, the first 2.25 minutes are silent.  Please feel free to scroll forward to the 2:25 mark.   Description: Each year, communities across the world gather on November 20th to honor and remember transgender individuals and SOFFAs (Significant Others, Friends, Family, and Allies) who […]

    Start: October 11, 2012 2:00 pm
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  • September 13, 2012

    Serving Gender Variant Crime Victims: Transgender 101

    Archived Recording: [Recorded September 13, 2012]   Description: This fast-paced webinar is designed to assist victim service providers in better serving transgender survivors of sexual assault and other forms of violence.  Many providers are committed to serving transgender clients, but seek additional information in order to provide more competent and sensitive services.  This webinar will […]

    Start: September 13, 2012 2:00 pm
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  • August 9, 2012

    Sex segregated services: Finding resources for transgender clients

    Archived Recording: [Recorded August 9, 2012]   Feedback: We welcome your feedback.  After you’ve viewed the recorded webinar (above), please take a minute to respond to a brief evaluation survey.   Description: In an ideal world, every client would have access to ANY medical/ mental health service.  Unfortunately, many services are sex-segregated, which creates barriers […]

    Start: August 9, 2012 2:00 pm
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  • July 12, 2012

    Transgender Survivors: Statistics, Stories, Strategies

    Archived Recording: [Recorded July 12, 2012]   Description: This fast-paced webinar will encourage participants to expand their transgender vocabulary and conceptual framework(s), specifically in how they apply to transgender sexual assault survivors.  Attendees will increase their ability to fluidly and respectfully interact with and serve transgender survivors and loved ones.  Topics will include prevalence rates, […]

    Start: July 12, 2012 2:00 pm
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  • June 14, 2012

    Transgender 101: Serving Gender Variant Crime Victims

    Archived Recording: [Recorded June 14, 2012] Quick reference – files mentioned or used during the webinar: Trans101 Quiz (pre-webinar) Choices and options worksheet (pre-webinar) Printable flyer: Givens, Choices, Un-Choices, 5-Keys Pronoun conjugation chart Questions and Answers: This 23 page Q&A groups questions into the following areas: Logistics and information related to FORGE (7 questions) Language (6 […]

    Start: June 14, 2012 2:00 pm
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    Cost: FREE
  • June 6, 2012

    OVC Web Forum: Violence Against Transgender Individuals

    The information below is provided by the Office for Victims of Crime. Online Discussion on Understanding Violence Against Transgender Individuals: June 6 As an Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)-funded grantee who works with victims of crime or on related projects, you are specifically invited to participate in the next live Guest Host Session of […]

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  • April 30, 2012

    Transgender Survivors: Statistics, Stories, Strategies

    Archived Recording: [Recorded April 30, 2012] Description: This fast-paced webinar will encourage participants to expand their transgender vocabulary and conceptual framework(s), specifically in how they apply to transgender sexual assault survivors. Attendees will increase their ability to fluidly and respectfully interact with and serve transgender survivors and loved ones. Topics will include prevalence rates, barriers […]

    Start: April 30, 2012 2:00 pm
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  • April 25, 2012

    Transgender 101: Serving Gender Variant Crime Victims

    Did you miss the April 25, 2012 webinar? Sign up for the next Transgender 101 webinar – June 14, 2012 (2:00pm Central)   Listen to the archived recording!     Description: This fast-paced webinar is designed to assist victim service providers in better serving transgender survivors of sexual assault and other forms of violence. Many […]

    Start: April 25, 2012 2:00 pm
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  • March 6, 2012

    Serving Gender Variant Crime Victims: Transgender 101 – VSDVAA

    This webinar was presented for the Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance.  It was not recorded. # Faced with a crime victim who is visibly gender variant or who describes themselves as transgender, many professionals feel confused, curious, or worried, and consequently alienate and/or offend the victim by asking inappropriate or offensive questions.  This […]

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  • February 7, 2012

    LGBTQ Language – PCAR

    This webinar was hosted by the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape.  It was not recorded. # LGBTQ Language: A Discussion Amongst Those in the Field Presenters: michael munson (FORGE), Louis Marven (LGBT Center Coalition), and Terri Hamrick (Survivors, Inc.) This open forum webinar addressed the following questions (and more): 1. Share your thoughts on the importance […]

    Start: February 7, 2012 2:00 pm
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  • November 2, 2011

    How Obama is Changing Growing Old LGBT

    FORGE’s Transgender Aging Network has just made available a free recorded webinar on many of the policy changes made by the current Administration that are positively affecting current and future LGBT elders.     The 33-minute webinar is available at http://forge-forward.org/2011/11/obama-lgbt-aging/.

    Start: November 2, 2011 8:00 am
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  • September 23, 2011

    Transgender 101 for LGBT Aging Professionals – NRCLA

    FORGE’s Transgender Aging Network is a partner in the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging.  This webinar was recorded to help support LGBT aging professionals have a base knowledge about transgender issues. [Formerly available at http://cc.readytalk.com/play?id=9rv07c]  

    Start: September 23, 2011 8:00 am
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  • June 30, 2011

    Transgender Sexual Violence – SAFEta

    This webinar was presented for SAFEta on June 30, 2011.  An archived recording can be accessed at http://safeta.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=86 # “The National Protocol for Sexual Assault Forensic Examinations encourages a victim centered approach to caring for  patients who have experienced sexual violence.  Transgendered persons offer unique challenges in offering victim centered care.    Don’t miss your opportunity […]

    Start: June 30, 2011 2:00 pm
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  • December 16, 2010

    Transgender Youth Survivors: Understanding, Serving, Celebrating

    This webinar was presented for the the Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs on December 16, 2010.  A recording of this webinar can be viewed/heard at http://www.wcsap.org/transgender-youth-survivors-understanding-serving-celebrating # Description: This interactive and fast-paced webinar will encourage participants to expand their transgender vocabulary and conceptual framework(s).  Attendees will increase their ability to fluidly and respectfully interact […]

    Start: December 16, 2010 12:00 pm
    End: December 16, 2010 1:30 pm
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