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An Online Resource Library on Gender-Based Violence.

Improving Urgent Services to Trans and Non-Binary Victims of Crime

Event Type
Event Date
Friday, September 14, 2018, 08:00AM

This half day training will most benefit staff who work with victims of crime in urgent care settings or when individuals are in crisis, including:

– hotline staff,
– 911 call center staff,
– crisis mental health staff,
– receptionists,
– first responders [both law enforcement and EMT (emergency medical personnel)],
– emergency room physicians and other urgent medical providers,
– others whose contacts with victims of crime tend to be short-term and crisis-oriented.

Topics covered:

  • Core information about transgender/non-binary individuals
  • Transgender-specific victimization data relevant to urgent care professionals
  • Crime victimization patterns within the trans community and their impact on help-seeking behavior
  • Best practices in responding to trans/non-binary individuals in a crisis
  • Specific information and skills for working with trans/non-binary survivors in medical settings, including forensic exams
  • Resources

Learn more here.

Event Contact Information

Event Contact Name
FORGE