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Become a trans-welcoming agency in 10 easy (and free) steps! (IVAT)

September 7, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

A combined session at the 24th Summit on Violence, Abuse & Trauma Conference in San Diego, CA.

Society’s Perspectives & Agency Reactions to an Inclusive Movement: I. #Transtoo. New Data Highlights to Enhance an Inclusive Movement; II. Become a Trans-Welcoming Agency in 10 Easy (& Free) Steps


Action-focused, empowerment-driven.  Participants will identify actions any agency can take to improve services to transgender/non-binary survivors and loved ones.   This information will help agencies identify simple steps to become more welcoming, informed, respectful – and how nearly every action can be FREE and very possible to implement (now!).

  1. Name two additional gender pronouns people may use, in addition to he/him/his, she/her/hers.
  2. List three strategies agencies can employ to shift sex-segregated spaces into all-gender-welcoming spaces.
  3. Describe two ways an agency can send overt messages to trans clients that their agency is trans-informed and –welcoming.



September 7, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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