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Unlearning What We Were Told: Supporting LGBTQ2S+ Survivors of Sexual Assault
Sexual assault survivors who are LGBTQ2S often have specific needs and face unique barriers to seeking services and support. In this webinar, you will learn how to make your agency welcoming and inclusive, how to proactively address common concerns of LGBTQ2S survivors, and how to ensure that LGBTQ2S survivors see your agency as an affirming resource. Attendees will receive information and awareness-raising tools to help promote effective services for LGBTQ2S survivors.
Learning Objectives
  1. Become familiar with promising practices for providing inclusive and affirming services to LGBTQ2S survivors of sexual assault
  2. Identify unique barriers to safety for LGBTQ2S survivors
  3. Explore effective advocacy strategies for LGBTQ2S survivors of sexual violence
Amanda Watson (kanaka maoli, they/them/theirs)
Amanda Watson has nearly a decade of experience as an advocate, organizer, and technical assistance provider in the movement to end gender-based violence. Amanda currently works for Praxis International as the senior manager responsible for the implementation of Praxis’s Advocacy Learning Center and Rural programs. They previously worked with the Minnesota Indian Women’s Sexual Assault Coalition (MISWAC) on multiple national technical assistance projects focused on responding to sexual violence and sex trafficking in tribal communities. Prior to joining MISWAC, they worked as an advocate with university, county, and nationwide sexual assault advocacy organizations. Amanda has considerable expertise in training communities to understand the unique impact of sexual violence on Two Spirit and LGBTQ folks while building inclusive advocacy services.
Availability: On-Demand
Credit Offered:
1.5 CNE Credits
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