A Feminist Survival Guide to Seattle
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
Martha Linehan, CDP
Catherine Livaudais, MSW
Leslie Briner, MSW
Naomi True, DNP
6 CEUs Available