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Skills Series – Vancouver – Recognizing and Responding to Intimate Partner Violence in Queer Relationships
January 21, 2020 Adler University, Community Hall 2nd Floor, 520 Seymour Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 3J5. *This venue is scent free, wheelchair accessible, and equipped with gender-neutral washrooms. * 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM No Cost. A free community workshop.

Skills for Mindful Living Series Workshop –Vancouver

Recognizing and Responding to Intimate Partner Violence in Queer Relationships

By Safe Choices LGBT2SQ+ Support and Education Program

Presented by Luisa Ospina, RCC and Nazanin Moghadami, RCC

 

 

In this presentation we will provide participants with up-to-date information about the unique issues that LGBT2SQ individuals face in abusive same-sex/same-gender relationships.

Participants will be able to challenge the myths and stereotypes about LGBT2SQ relationship violence and will be able to respond more effectively with greater knowledge, sensitivity, and skills to this specific community.

What you will learn:

Participants will come away with increased competency and confidence in recognizing and responding to intimate partner violence in queer relationships, and increased awareness and sensitivity towards unique needs and experiences of LGBT2SQ folks.

Session Information:

Date:               Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Time:               7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Address:          Adler University, Community Hall 2nd Floor, 520 Seymour Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 3J5.  *This venue is scent free, wheelchair accessible, and equipped with gender-neutral washrooms.*

Cost:              No Cost. A free community workshop, open to the general public.

 

To assist us with planning a comfortable space for you, pre-registration is appreciated.

Should you encounter a problem with registering please contact Janine Toombs at janine@bc-counsellors.org  for assistance.

 

About the Presenter:

Luisa and Nazanin are both Registered Clinical Counsellors practicing in Vancouver. They both have experience working in the anti-violence field for many years and started working together at the Safe Choices Program of Ending violence Association of BC.

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