Binghamton University to host LGBTQ “Intimate Partner Violence” workshop
Name: Binghamton University to host LGBTQ “Intimate Partner Violence” workshop
Date: September 15, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM EDT
BINGHAMTON, NY- Binghamton University will host “Intimate Partner Violence: Promising Practices for Working with LGBTQ Individuals” from 8:30-4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, in room ES-2008 of the University’s Innovative Technologies Complex on 85 Murray Hill Road. The day-long workshop will cover language and terminology; best practices for anti-oppression work; LGBTQ safety planning for survivors; the impact of oppression on LGBTQ sexual violence; intimate partner violence and hate violence survivors and re-victimization by mainstream service providers; and best practices in providing culturally competent services for LGBTQ clients. Workshop leaders include Kelly Clark, founding director of the Q Center at Binghamton University; Suzy Salamy, senior manager of clinical and advocacy programs at the New York City Anti-Violence Project; and Darlene Torres, co-director of client services at the New York City Anti-Violence Project. This event is sponsored by the Broome County Family Violence Prevention Council, Pride and Joy Families, Anti-Violence Project New York City and the Q Center at Binghamton University. Registration, $25 ($20 for students), will close Saturday, Sept. 8. Breakfast, lunch and parking will be provided. Participants can receive continuing education credits for CASAC, CPP, CPS 6.25 clock hours are available. To register, or for more information, visit http://bit.ly/ProviderTraining2017.