LGBTQ Victims of Intimate Partner Violence Webinar

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11/21/2013 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
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Jewish Women International
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1-800-343-2823
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Presented by Austin Bay, GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project, and Chai Jindasurat, National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs.This webinar will explore the unique characteristics of intimate partner violence in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) relationships. It will focus on the needs and challenges of these diverse communities, providing a basic overview of gender identity and sexual orientation, and sharing practical tips for working with LGBTQ victims and survivors. This webinar includes case studies of successful organizational initiatives as well as interactive scenarios.By the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the scope and prevalence of intimate partner violence in LGBTQ communities
  • Understand the unique challenges and barriers that LGBTQ victims and survivors face around receiving services
  • Learn strategies and consider best practices for engaging LGBTQ victims and survivors

Reminder: Jewish Women International has a new webinar provider, ReadyTalk. You will receive a separate confirmation from ReadyTalk within 48 hours of registering through the JWI website. Each individual who wishes to access the webinar on his or her computer must register separately on JWI’s website using their login ID.CEUs available free to National Alliance members.

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