Healthcare Response to Intimate Partner Violence with LGBTQ Consumers

Date/Time: 
05/03/2010 - 9:30am to 3:30pm
Location
Address: 

1901 Tate Springs Road

City: 
Lynchburg
Postal Code: 
24501
Sponsoring Agency: 
Virginia Department of Health's Division of Injury & Violence Prevention in collaboration with the Virginia Anti-Violence Project
Description: 

At the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Identify respectful terminology for use with LGBTQ communities
  • Understand basic components of intimate partner violence
  • Identify unique barriers faced by LGBTQ survivors of intimate partner violence
  • Practice assessment strategies for use with consumers using the RADAR methodology in a healthcare setting
  • Identify local/statewide resources for LGBTQ consumers
  • Network with other service providers to build resource sharing and support opportunities

Target Audience: Nurses, Physicians, Nursing Assistants, hospital and other health care workers and staff; Social Workers, Counselors, Case Workers and other mental health service providers; domestic violence advocates, case managers and other program staff. Please contact Erica Williams at erica.williams@vdh.virginia.gov or 804-864-7741 with any questions.

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