april, 2019

25apr10:00 am4:00 pmLGBT People’s Experiences of Domestic Abuse

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Event Details

This half-day training will allow participants to better understand LGBT people’s experiences of domestic abuse and gender based violence, including how homophobia, biphobia and transphobia impacts on their experiences of abuse and of accessing services.

By the end of the session participants will:

  • Understand appropriate use of inclusive language and terminology when working with LGBT people
  • Explore the impact and dynamics of LGBT people’s experiences of domestic abuse and other forms of Gender Based Violence
  • Reflect on the nature of homo/bi/transphobia and consider how this impacts on LGBT people’s experience of domestic abuse
  • Consider the implications for effective risk assessment for LGBT survivors of domestic abuse
  • Reflect on the nature of homo/bi/transphobia and heterosexism and consider how this impacts on LGBT people’s access to support service.

Cost: £50 per statutory sector delegate/£35 per voluntary sector delegate

To book, please email booking@womensaid.scot or for further information, call 0131 226 6606.

Time

(Thursday) 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location

Scottish Women's Aid Office

2nd Floor, 132 Rose Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3JD

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