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Webinars


Serving Both Sides: Navigating Domestic Violence Amongst Service Users

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This webinar explores the importance of policies to ensure effective and safe services for all people served when there is domestic violence amongst service providers as well as some important considerations when developing a related policy at your organization.


It’s My Prerogative: Consent and Healthy Sexuality for People with Disabilities

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This webinar reviews the need for sexuality education for people with disabilities, issues around consent to sex for people with disabilities, how to talk to people with disabilities about consent, and resources for discussing sexuality with people with disabilities with the ultimate goal of promoting safe and autonomous sexual relationships.


Nothing About Us Without Us: Centering the Movement Around Self-Advocates

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This webinar provides an overview of how to facilitate the effective participation of self-advocates at the intersection of violence and disability as well as some of the benefits of ensuring that the movement is centered around their lived experiences.


Creating and Maintaining a Safety Net for Survivors with Disabilities

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When serving survivors with disabilities, there are additional services that a survivor might need assistance accessing, such as federal disability benefits and supportive housing. This webinar provides information on how to connect survivors with disabilities to these necessary resources.


Working with Deaf Survivors

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This webinar provides information on violence against Deaf people as well as strategies for ensuring language access for Deaf survivors seeking services.


Raising the Bar: Best Practices for Legal Advocacy for People with Disabilities

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Navigating the legal system can be challenging in the best of circumstances. When you also have a disability, additional barriers will arise. This webinar explores best practices for legal advocates as well as innovative ideas to help survivors with disabilities and Deaf survivors navigate the legal system.


One Size Does Not Fit All: Serving Culturally Diverse Survivors with Disabilities

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Victims of sexual or domestic violence come from every race, ethnicity, and background imaginable. One of the most challenging aspects of serving survivors is ensuring that you are providing culturally competent services to all, no matter what their background. This webinar explores the complicated goal of providing culturally specific services to survivors with disabilities.



Who Decides? The Unique Dynamics of Serving Survivors with Guardians

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This webinar is a primer on the how to best serve a survivor who has a guardian – including issues of confidentiality and information on how to approach the situation when the guardian is the perpetrator of violence. Practical tips will be provided on how to maintain a survivor-centered approach when the survivor has a… Read more »