Two Milwaukee Trainings for Victim Service Providers

Two free trainings for victim service providers and allied professionals.  Attend one or both!

Register herehttps://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VOCA-Trainings

Download printable flyer: Victim Service Provider Trainings (MKE) September 13-14, 2018 – FLYER

1.  Improving Long-Term Services to Transgender and Non-Binary Victims of Crime

Date: Thursday, September 13, 2018
Time: 8:00am – 4:30pm (lunch on your own)

This full day training is designed for providers who work with survivors of crimes, especially those who have longer-term relationships with survivors.  Professionals who may benefit from this training, include:

– sexual assault and domestic violence program staff,
– victim advocates,
– therapists,
– child and adult protective service staff,
– lawyers and prosecutors,
– university staff who provide crime victim services,
– primary care physicians and health clinic staff (who have longer relationships with their clients),
– shelter and housing staff, and
– other professionals who may work with a trans or non-binary victim over time.

Topics covered:

  • Transgender / non-binary basics
  • Research findings on trans/non-binary victims of crime, and their practice implications
  • Crime victimization patterns within the trans community and their impact on help-seeking behavior
  • Strategies for overcoming trans-specific barriers to services
  • Best practices in responding to trans/non-binary individuals who have been victims of crime
  • Outreach strategies
  • Improving services for non-binary survivors
  • Successfully integrating trans/non-binary survivors into group or communal living settings
  • Resources for more training and detailed information on working with trans survivors

2. Improving Urgent Services to Transgender and Non-Binary Victims of Crime

Date: Friday, September 14, 2018
Time: 8:00am – 12:30pm

This half day training will most benefit staff who work with victims of crime in urgent care settings or when individuals are in crisis, including:

– hotline staff,
– 911 call center staff,
– crisis mental health staff,
– receptionists,
– first responders [both law enforcement and EMT (emergency medical personnel)],
– emergency room physicians and other urgent medical providers,
– others whose contacts with victims of crime tend to be short-term and crisis-oriented.

Topics covered:

  • Core information about transgender/non-binary individuals
  • Transgender-specific victimization data relevant to urgent care professionals
  • Crime victimization patterns within the trans community and their impact on help-seeking behavior
  • Best practices in responding to trans/non-binary individuals in a crisis
  • Specific information and skills for working with trans/non-binary survivors in medical settings, including forensic exams
  • Resources for more training and detailed information on working with trans survivors

 

“This project is supported by Victims of Crime Act Subgrant No. 2015-VO-01-11906 awarded by the Wisconsin Department of Justice Office of Crime Victim Services under a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice Office for Victims of Crime. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime”

 

Register here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VOCA-Trainings