PREVNet is pleased to partner with Dr. Alexa Martin-Storey, Canada Research Chair in Stigma and Psychosocial Development at the Université de Sherbrooke for her webinar “Dating and Sexual Violence among Gender and Sexual Minority Adolescents: What We Know and How We Can Help".
This webinar will describe and contextualize dating and sexual violence among sexual and gender minority students. Alexa will discuss romantic relationships as both a source of resilience and risk for sexual and gender minority youth. She will discuss barriers to help seeking for sexual and gender minority adolescents, and provide guidelines for educators and other professionals.
-Define sexual and gender minority status
-Identify the larger context that puts sexual and gender minority youth at risk for dating and sexual violence
-Understand the unique barriers that sexual and gender minority youth experience with regards to help seeking behaviors
-Outline practical ways of addressing violence towards sexual and gender minority youth
The presentation will be followed by a Q and A opportunity for participants. The presentation will be in English; we will provide the powerpoint slides in both French and English. We are able to provide you with a Certificate of Completion after you have viewed the webinar.