She's With Me

A Feminist Survival Guide to Seattle

Implementing Survivor-Informed Services: A Training for Professionals

When: Friday, April 3rd, 9AM-4PM
Where: The 2100 Building, Rooms A & B, 2100 24th Ave. S.
Cost: $50 Students, $125 Professionals (scholarships available); register here

Who should Attend:

One-day training for service providers, chemical dependency professionals, social workers, nursing professionals, mental health service providers and students on reducing barriers to social service support for survivors of prostitution.


I. Cultural Context of Prostitution and Gender-Based Violence:
Acknowledging the cultural norms that create prostitution and support male demand and understanding prostitution as gender-based violence.

II. Survivor Panel: Perspectives on Services + Treatment
Discussion regarding barriers to accessing services, gaps in services and engaging with survivors.

III. Breakout Sessions:
Sessions for Social Workers, Nurses, and Chemical Dependency Counselors on reducing barriers to services and working collaborative to support prostitution survivors.

Providing Chemical Dependency Services, Health Care Services and Social Work Services to Prostituted Women

IV. Interdisciplinary Collaboration:
Utilizing interagency cooperation and building cross-sector support to provide services that are more effective and accountable to surviors.


Debra Boyer, PhD
Noel Gomez
Peter Qualliotine
Martha Linehan, CDP
Catherine Livaudais, MSW
Alisa Bernard
Leslie Briner, MSW
Naomi True, DNP

6 CEUs Available


About sheswithmeseattle

She's With Me is the brain child of three feminists who got tired of emailing each other every time they caught wind of a womanist event, so they created a separate space to house their feminist calendar. The benefits would be twofold: fewer emails cluttering up their inboxes, and more people learning about Seattle's growing feminist community. She's With Me aims to be a feminist hub, where all the goings on of different organizations are collected in one place. Our plans for the site include reviews/write-ups of events, interviews with local feminist activists, news updates, and essays, poetry, and art by feminists. The Fourth Wave of Feminism is here, and She's With Me will be the feminist scrap book documenting our herstory as it unfolds.
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