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JOIN UPCOMING SESSION - On Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at 2 pm EST join John Firman and Raymond Rose on Enhancing Law Enforcement Responses to Crime Victims. Submit your questions at http://ovc.ncjrs.gov/ovc...
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END GUEST HOST SESSION - Thank you for participating in OVC's Web Forum Guest Host Series. We hope this discussion will help you better serve crime victims. Please continue to discuss this and other topics...
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What type of services are available for youth who identify as as the opposite sex but are minors whose parents deny their child the opportunity to receive services (via insurance, etc.) because the parents...
Gwen
06/06/2012
arrow icon Pt2. A great resource for youth and those who care about tr...
michael munson
06/20/2012
arrow icon TransActive is an internationally recognized non-profit focu...
Katy Griffin
06/11/2012
arrow icon One resource is the Family Acceptance Project which teaches ...
michael munson
06/06/2012
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What can we do as allies get rid of the fear and ignorance regarding transgender individuals? I feel more media attention would only be negative, are there oter outreach campaigns that could be done?
Ally
06/06/2012
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GH-Rebecca
06/06/2012
arrow icon Pt2. I do believe that incremental social change can make a...
michael munson
06/06/2012
arrow icon Great question and one that likely needs much more discussio...
michael munson
06/06/2012
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Are there any resources specific to family violence against transgender individuals, like child abuse or DV?
Jones
06/06/2012
arrow icon Julie - We are still processing the data from the survey. n...
michael munson
06/06/2012
arrow icon Is it possible to get a copy of the research on violence tha...
julie.graham
06/06/2012
arrow icon The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) is ...
michael munson
06/06/2012
arrow icon pt2. I'd also encourage you to review the publication Injus...
michael munson
06/06/2012
arrow icon pt1. FORGE just completed an OVC-funded, IRB-approved resea...
michael munson
06/06/2012
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What are practical changes we can make with first responders to crime victims (police, EMTs, etc.) to get them to respect trans people and the gender they identify as? I see so many awful stories in the ne...
Tom
06/06/2012
arrow icon Pt4. 2. Multiple resources. Transgender Community of Police...
michael munson
06/20/2012
arrow icon Pt3. There are a couple of resources specifically for police...
michael munson
06/20/2012
arrow icon Exactly, Rebecca. One of the positives of starting meetings...
michael munson
06/06/2012
arrow icon I agree that the term training is overused and I too believe...
GH-Rebecca
06/06/2012
arrow icon Pt2. For those who are on SART or other teams/committees wit...
michael munson
06/06/2012
arrow icon Pt1. Yes, the revictimization, disrespect and embarrassment...
michael munson
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Are there awareness and assistance programs designed to meet the needs of LGBT teens, especially those in rural communities?
Perry Schwartz
06/06/2012
arrow icon Perry, there are several national coalitions that help coord...
michael munson
06/20/2012
arrow icon Perry - I think it is growing more and more common for a cou...
michael munson
06/06/2012
arrow icon How likely is it that the many non-profits working on behalf...
Perry Schwartz
06/06/2012
arrow icon Part 2: As a result of this work, we now have GSA (Gay-Strai...
GH-Rebecca
06/06/2012
arrow icon Yes there are. Here at OutFront Minnesota, we have helped to...
GH-Rebecca
06/06/2012
arrow icon There are more and more agencies that are taking on the need...
michael munson
06/06/2012
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What are the challenges that trans-gender individuals face when re-entering the work force after being subject to violence?
Elyse Elder
06/06/2012
arrow icon That is really sad that people would have to have two therap...
julie.graham
06/06/2012
arrow icon Additionally - following up to what Julie mentioned: FORGE ...
michael munson
06/06/2012
arrow icon Exactly, Julie. Because of the community nature within whic...
michael munson
06/06/2012
arrow icon On issuse is that many mental health providers are ill equip...
julie.graham
06/06/2012
arrow icon pt 3. Just a small piece of data. NCTE (National Center fo...
michael munson
06/06/2012
arrow icon pt 2. One challenge for trans survivors might be lack of ad...
michael munson
06/06/2012
arrow icon pt1. It is difficult for anyone to resume their normal rout...
michael munson
06/06/2012
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How do you understand violence against transgender individuals in the context of children/youth? What are ways of protecting children/youth who are gender non-conforming from gendered violence? Wha...
Katy Griffin
06/06/2012
arrow icon In Minneapolis, we are extremely fortunate to have organizat...
GH-Rebecca
06/06/2012
arrow icon Another resource you may want to review is the Trans Youth F...
michael munson
06/06/2012
arrow icon There are a growing number of resources that address transge...
michael munson
06/06/2012
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Is prevention of and response to violence in this area best accomplished through a traditional law enforcement response, public health response or a hybrid approach.
Miriam DeLone
06/06/2012
arrow icon Pt3. What trauma-informed practice tells us is that a critic...
michael munson
06/20/2012
arrow icon We also believe in a multifaceted approach to this work...ch...
GH-Rebecca
06/06/2012
arrow icon Pt2. FORGE believes that communities are deeply impacted by...
michael munson
06/06/2012
arrow icon Pt 1. Prevention of violence against trans people must come ...
michael munson
06/06/2012
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Will listening to this webinar aid me in representing a transgender teen in a care & protection matter? My (his) goal is to keep him safe in the system so he can graduate HS & get aid for college.....
FrancinVidockle
06/06/2012
arrow icon Pt2. Id like to take this opportunity to remind people that...
michael munson
06/20/2012
arrow icon Thanks, I was just brainstorming...no specifics. I'm glad m...
francine v
06/06/2012
arrow icon I am glad to hear the teen is already in a safe placement. ...
michael munson
06/06/2012
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Hello - as faculty/administrators on a residential university campus, what advice can you offer us on how to address issues of reporting and prevention in this setting?
Miriam DeLone
06/06/2012
arrow icon Pt2. If your university has an LGBT Center or other LGBT gr...
michael munson
06/20/2012
arrow icon Encouraging reporting is a challenge for any population. On...
michael munson
06/06/2012
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Are DV shelters doing anything in particular to make transgender individuals welcome?
Lois Reckitt
06/06/2012
arrow icon Pt3. These resources were posted to another question, but ma...
michael munson
06/20/2012
arrow icon Additionally, here in Minnesota we are working with the Open...
GH-Rebecca
06/06/2012
arrow icon Some shelters are extremely proactive in creating policies a...
michael munson
06/06/2012
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If privacy considerations are not significantly different accross special interest groups, would a more gloabal strategy addressing privacy concerns be more appropriate than programs targeting specific gro...
Wayne Martin
06/06/2012
arrow icon FORGE frequently trains on and discusses the concept of univ...
michael munson
06/06/2012
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In what ways are privacy accommodations different for this population in comparison to others such as those with disabilities, nursing mothers, etc.
Wayne Martin
06/06/2012
arrow icon Pt3. I encourage all providers to be aware of privacy laws ...
michael munson
06/20/2012
arrow icon Pt2. One example of how this may impact privacy could be in...
michael munson
06/06/2012
arrow icon Pt1. In many ways, privacy accommodations are no different f...
michael munson
06/06/2012
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Several California Domestic Violence agencies have been participating in conference calls about the ways we have or will provide shelter to transgender clients who need to get out of violent relationships....
Arlyn Osborne
06/06/2012
arrow icon Pt6. FORGE has a few resources coming up that may be useful....
michael munson
06/20/2012
arrow icon Pt5. Since sometimes sheltering non-female individuals is a...
michael munson
06/20/2012
arrow icon These are excellent resources!
GH-Rebecca
06/06/2012
arrow icon pt4. 2. Virginia Anti-Violence Project's Model Policies http...
michael munson
06/06/2012
arrow icon Pt3. Here are some resources that might be helpful. Some ar...
michael munson
06/06/2012
arrow icon Pt2. It is critical for agencies to have protocols for addre...
michael munson
06/06/2012
arrow icon Pt1. Thank you for your concern for transgender IPV survivor...
michael munson
06/06/2012
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As a ranking officer and LGBTQ liaison for my police department, what is the best practice when arresting a transgendered person and placing them in a holding cell? Is it best to place them in their own ce...
Irene Huskens
06/06/2012
arrow icon Pt7. The FORGE webinar schedule for the first year is avail...
michael munson
06/20/2012
arrow icon Pt6. FORGE is hosting a series of webinars beginning in Jun...
michael munson
06/20/2012
arrow icon Sorry for the late response...In Minnesota, we have worked t...
GH-Rebecca
06/06/2012
arrow icon Pt5. 115.42 Use of screening information.(f) Transgender an...
michael munson
06/06/2012
arrow icon Pt4. 115.42 Use of screening information. (c) In deciding w...
michael munson
06/06/2012
arrow icon Pt3. Recently, PREA (Prison Rape Elimination Act) came out ...
michael munson
06/06/2012
arrow icon Pt 2. Due to a high volume of trans individuals arrested in ...
michael munson
06/06/2012
arrow icon Pt1b. 3) Of those who have chosen to transition from one b...
michael munson
06/06/2012
arrow icon Pt1. Thanks for bringing attention to the fact that transgen...
michael munson
06/06/2012
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