This session will focus on building awareness of the context and experiences of sexual and gender minority youth victims of sexual violence, and offer training participants strategies for providing forensic interviews, services and advocacy in a meaningful and culturally sensitive manner. In this session, we will examine the factors that place queer youth at greater risk for maltreatment and barriers these youth may face following victimization and trauma. This session will offer training participants an opportunity to examine current practices and learn practical skills to increase improve responses and interview techniques for sexual and gender minority survivors of violence. This workshop will only be recorded and available On-Demand from August 10, 2020 until December 31, 2020.
Participants will examine what puts sexual minority victims at greater risk for victimization
Participants will discuss reasons why sexual minority youth may fail to disclose their abuse
Participants will identify skills to improve their response to sexual minority youth