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Providing Trauma-Informed Services to Transgender Community Members
There is no cost for this training.

Training Description: Trauma-informed care is a strengths-based, client/survivor-centered approach that is grounded in an understanding of and responsiveness to the impact of trauma. "Trauma-informed" is not an approach that is limited to the physical, psychological, and emotional safety of the survivor; but to the provider also.

Transgender individuals in the United States face disproportionate levels of violence, poverty, and disenfranchisement. In this webinar we will focus on service practice that acknowledges barriers to social, economic, psychological, legal, and crisis support that trans community members face. This approach merges an anti-oppression analysis with trauma-informed care to promote outcomes that are transgender liberating.

Presenter Bio: Talcott Broadhead (they/them), MSW is a transgender Social Worker, anti-violence and anti-bias expert, Holocaust scholar, author, Professor, and trauma specialist. Talcott's two decades of work with trauma survivors; as well as their own experience in communities impacted by the legacies of trauma, have propelled their quest to seek remedies that are trauma-informed and culturally relevant. Talcott's current work is centered at the intersection of transgender liberation, depathologization, anti-racism, historical trauma, historical resilience, and disability justice. It is Talcott’s mission to teach and practice skills that promote equity, informed-knowledge, and the ethical application of socially-just social work.

Mar 23, 2021 10:30 AM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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