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Becoming Trauma Informed: A Core Value in Services for Women

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  • March 10, 2014 at 1:11 pm

With the increased awareness of the impact of trauma on women’s lives, social service providers are beginning to consider what this means in their specific settings.  There is a growing evidence-base documenting the impact of child neglect and abuse (as well as other forms of trauma) on heath, mental health and behavior.  While research and […]

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Decreasing Barriers to Services for Transgender Survivors: Creating a Trans Welcoming Space

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  • February 23, 2014 at 7:54 pm

Boulder, CO was chosen by FORGE to participate in a study researching gaps between transgender survivors and sexual assault services in Boulder County. This workshop will present the FORGE findings, provide education on violence against transgender individuals, outline best practices to having an inclusive space, and provide advocacy tools for service providers, law enforcement, and […]

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Community-based Advocacy in the Criminal Justice System

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  • February 23, 2014 at 7:41 pm

Community-based advocates often face challenges in knowing how to be effective in supporting survivors through criminal proceedings. This often results in advocates feeling just as lost and confused as survivors as they navigate through the complexities of the justice system. This presentation will address how advocates can effectively support survivors and respond to the diverse […]

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Unir Esfuerzos para alcanzar y Servir a La Communidad Latina Sobrevivintes de Diferentes Tipos de Abuso y Violencia de Manera Mas Competitiva

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  • February 23, 2014 at 7:38 pm

” Unir Esfuerzos Para Alcanzar  y Servir  la  Comunidad Latina Sobreviviente de Diferentes Tipos De  Abuso y Violencia, de la Manera más Competitiva” Este taller es presentador:Silvia Gonsalez, Coordinadora del programa VISTAS de Servicios de La Raza  Ofrecer servicios de apoyo a la comunidad latina adulta sobreviviente de diferente tipo de abuso puede resultar en […]

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Awkward to Awesome: A Primer for Askable Adults.

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  • February 23, 2014 at 7:33 pm

Do you ever wish you knew how to talk with youth about sex? We know that young people seek out adults they trust to answers questions regarding issues surrounding sex and sexual health. This workshop is meant to be a primer for youth-serving professionals to enhance their communication with youth and equip them with accurate […]

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