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Hope & Resilience: Reducing Interpersonal Violence for Sexually & Gender Diverse Individuals

  • 06/02/2017
  • 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Palmer Court, Road Home, 999 South Main Street, Salt Lake City
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  • Open to anyone. You may pay by PayPal using a credit/debit card or skip that step and receive an email with pay by check instructions.
  • Requires prior approval from jim@lgbtqtherapists.com You may pay by PayPal using a credit/debit card or skip that step and receive an email with pay by check instructions.
  • Requires prior approval from jim@lgbtqtherapists.com You may pay by PayPal using a credit/debit card or skip that step and receive an email with pay by check instructions.
  • Requires prior approval from jim@lgbtqtherapists.com You may pay by PayPal using a credit/debit card or skip that step and receive an email with pay by check instructions.
  • Volunteers from sponsoring organizations - get code from Jim Struve jim@lgbtqtherapists.com

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Program Description:           

This conference will present a broad overview of the diverse issues that impact interpersonal violence for sexual and gender diverse individuals and families. The conference will prepare professionals and advocates to work with this range of issues. Hope and resilience will be an underlying theme for all sessions, providing inspiration for expanding resources.

 

Program Goals:         

(1) To catalyze discussion about issues related to sexual and gender diverse communities

(2) To empower participants to return to their communities with expanded hope and confidence

(3) To provide a forum for networking amongst professionals and advocates working on these issues within communities throughout Utah

 

Program Objectives: 

Participants will be able to: 

(1) Identify 3 changes in prevailing public policies that could contribute to harm reduction of interpersonal violence as a risk factor for sexual and gender diverse individuals

(2) Identify 3 clinical interventions that can improve trauma recovery for sexual and gender diverse individuals who have been victims of interpersonal violence

(3) Identify 3 communication skills for interacting with sexual and gender diverse individuals that can foster resilience

(4) Identify 3 examples within our Utah communities that provide sources of hope that decreasing risk factors for interpersonal violence that effects sexual and gender diverse individuals is possible


Keynote Speaker:

Orchid Pusey, MA
Associate Director, San Francisco Asian
Women's Shelter 

Topic: Wellness & Safety: Pathways for Hope & Resilience for Queer Victims of Interpersonal Violence

 

Panel Sessions:

Fostering Resilience In Response to Trauma

(A) The Impact of Micro-Aggressions on Sexual and Gender Diverse Individuals – Karen Tao, PhD (Asst. Professor, U of U Dept. of Educational Psychology)

(B) Clinical Approaches to Help Sexual and Gender Diverse Victims of Sexual Trauma Jim Struve, LCSW (Private Practice)

(C) Exploitation & Vulnerability of Transgender Individuals in Intimate Relationships Candice Metzler, MS (Ph.D. Candidate in Social Work; President of TEA-Utah)


Signposts For A Resilient Future

(A) Well-being of Mid-Life and Older People Who Are Sexual and Gender Diverse Charlie Hoy-Ellis, PhD (Asst. Professor, U of U - College of Social Work)

(B) Extending Support Within Religiously Conservative Communities Scott MackIntosh, (mormonandgay.org)

(C) Overcoming Homelessness & Interpersonal Violence for Sexual & Gender Diverse Youth   Selina Gorst, (Community Activist)


Fee: $25
Limited number of scholarships are available, contact Jim Struve jim@lgbtqtherapists.com or 385-355-0965


Continued Education: Applications submitted for 4 hours of CEU’s from Utah NASW, Utah Psychological Association, & Utah Association of Marriage and Family Therapy

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