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Colorado Advocacy in Action » Training and Education to End Domestic and Sexual Violence » Category » June 12

Engaging Latin@s for Sexual Violence Prevention

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  • May 8, 2013 at 8:56 am

Ever wondered how to upgrade your agency’s current outreach to engage Hispanic/Latin@ communities as active agents of change?  This presentation and discussion will offer practical information about tested practices to enhance Hispanic/Latin@ community participation. Beyond language, confianza (trust) and respetuo mutuo (mutual respect) are key for building lasting partnerships with Hispanic/Latin@ populations. Minimal standards for […]

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“How do we create change?”: Primary Prevention – Building Community Change to Prevent Sexual Violence and Domestic Violence

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  • May 6, 2013 at 9:43 am

Sexual and domestic violence are serious community-wide problems that require community-wide solutions. In addition to building awareness of the problem and providing responses to sexual and domestic violence, primary prevention looks to ways to prevent violence from taking place in the first place.  In this participatory workshop, we will explore the question “How do we […]

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Exploring the Strategies of Support Group Models for Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse

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  • May 1, 2013 at 10:17 am

This interactive workshop will help practitioners explore how support groups can address the needs of adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse (CSA), minimize the impact of long-term unresolved trauma, and promote hope and healing. Along with firsthand survivor accounts of the impact of support groups in their healing, presenters from the WINGS Foundation and Finding […]

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From the Voices of Women of Color Resisters: The Intersection of Race, Culture, Violence, Trauma, and Support Systems

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  • April 8, 2013 at 12:52 pm

A variety of research and statistical resources indicate that women of color throughout the United States experience higher rates of intimate partner abuse and sexual abuse than White women. In order to not pathologize women of color and their experiences with and responses to abuse and violence, it is imperative to keenly listen to their […]

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How the Earth Didn’t Fly Into the Sun: Missouri’s Shelter Rules Project

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  • April 8, 2013 at 12:48 pm

Advocates working with victims of domestic violence understand power and control as it is used in abusive interpersonal relationships; and yet, sometimes our own shelter rules and practices can create another type of power and control for survivors to endure. This presentation examines how rules and practices of a domestic violence shelters can affect women […]

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