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  • Serving Trans/Non-binary SA and IPV Survivors (PTHC)

    A workshop at the Philadelphia Trans Health Conference Workshop Description: More than half of transgender and non-binary individuals have survived sexual assault, and at least a third have experienced intimate partner violence. Trans and non-binary survivors thrive best when working with mental health providers who are able to use their existing clinical knowledge and tap […]

  • Serving Transgender Survivors: Exploring Deeper Solutions (Amarillo, TX)

    A 2 day training sponsored by the Family Support Services of Amarillo, TX [Learn about day 1 here] FREE!  Register today: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/core-skills-to-effectively-work-with-transgender-survivors-with-michael-munson-tickets-36615911176?aff=es2 Description: Building on day one (Core Skills to Effectively Work with Transgender Survivors), the curriculum will be geared more towards advocates, therapists, other staff working at sexual assault or domestic violence-focused agencies.  Participants […]

  • Core Skills to Effectively Work with Transgender Survivors (Amarillo, TX)

    A training sponsored by the Family Support Services of Amarillo, Texas [Learn about day 2 here] FREE!  Register today: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/core-skills-to-effectively-work-with-transgender-survivors-with-michael-munson-tickets-36615911176?aff=es2 Description: A fast-paced, interactive day focused on improving skills for law enforcement, medical and forensic staff, advocates, therapists, campus and other victim service staff in effectively working with transgender survivors. The day will cover core […]

  • PrideFest Health and Wellness

    FORGE is once against a co-sponsor of the Health and Wellness area at Milwaukee Pride. The “Exercising Pride: PrideFest Health & Wellness” area was created as a space to increase the visibility of LGBTQ non-profit organizations and programs and to showcase their robustness and viability. Each booth has fun and creative activities that engage participants […]

  • 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 […]