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June, 2021

This issue of PISC we're taking a deeper dive into the topic of sexuality and thinking on the community-level.

In past issues we've explored individual-level skills related to consent and sexual health. These are critical building blocks that help create the readiness to ask bigger and bolder questions about what we and our communities need in order to:

  • Change how our friends and families have conversations about sex, gender, and race?
  • Change school &…
Topic
  • Consent
  • Healthy Sexuality
Supporting Equitable Service Provision (for Advocates)
Webinar
May, 2021

Ensuring safety and security for all survivors requires an organizational and personal commitment to racial justice, healing, and repair. This dynamic workshop will explore the ways inequitable service provision shows up in programs, negatively impacts all staff, and interrupts safety and security for survivors of color and other marginalized communities.

Zoe also delivered a similar training that is specifically designed for those in management roles. You can view that…

Topic
  • Advocacy
  • Anti-Oppression
Supporting Equitable Service Provision (for Management)
Webinar
May, 2021

This training will provide program leaders with a deeper dive into inequitable service provision and how it shows up in programs, negatively impacts all staff, and interrupts safety and security for survivors of color and other marginalized communities. Participants will also be provided with culturally relevant approaches and strategies that support racial equity in hiring policies, programs, and partnerships.

Zoe also delivered a similar training that is specifically designed for…

Topic
  • Anti-Oppression
  • Management
  • Program Provision
  • Supervision
An Historical Practice
Webinar
May, 2021

Socialized gatekeeping explores the role gatekeeping has served in reinforcing oppression strategies. This workshop provides participants the opportunity to have a foundational understanding of the gatekeeping process, its key components and the many ways the machine work to secure those gated in and gated out of opportunity. By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Define the gatekeeping mechanisms
  • Identify their existing role(s) in the gatekeeping…
Topic
  • Anti-Oppression
  • Prevention
Engaging LGBTQ+ communities in creative primary violence prevention projects
Webinar
May, 2021

Utilizing creative and concrete tools in this fun and interactive workshop by Queery, participants can enhance their school-based and organizational primary violence prevention projects. Although Queery's art-based education programs are designed by and for the LGBTQ+ BIPOC communities, the underlying concepts can be used across a variety of violence prevention platforms.

Queery's name comes from the combination of the sociological critical lens called "Queer Theory. " Queer…

Topic
  • LGBTQ
  • Prevention
  • Culturally Specific
Navigating the US Immigration System
Webinar
May, 2021

In this training you will learn about the immigration system as it pertains to children. You'll learn about the current practices regarding detaining children at the Southern border and how these children end up living all over Washington state. You'll get a brief overview of the immigration court system in the United States. Then, we will discuss various visas and other ways that child survivors of violence can obtain lawful status in the United States. Most importantly, we will talk about…

Topic
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Legal Advocacy
  • Anti-Oppression
  • Immigrant & Refugee
Grassroots organizing, healing, and recess
Webinar
May, 2021

First in WCSAP's 2021 Keynote Series, Theda New Breast from the Native Wellness Institute, gives her talk on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and 2Spirit Awareness Day. She discusses grassroots organizing, healing work, and self-care "recess".

Topic
  • Native Americans
Sex Positivity as Sexual Violence Prevention
Webinar
May, 2021

This workshop brings a sex-positive lens to prevention, shifting the goal from consensual transactions to pleasurable play. ­­We will explore mainstream sexual norms–from “foreplay” to fake orgasms–and how they perpetuate a sex-negative, rape culture. In an effort to envision beyond more than simply consent, we will also discuss sexual liberation, lessons learned from BDSM, and what happens when we make good sex our ultimate goal.

Topic
  • Prevention
  • Consent
  • Healthy Sexuality
Session 1 Working with Abuse Survivors with Mental Health Disabilities
Webinar
May, 2021

Beyond Labels explores the relationship between domestic and sexual violence, mental health, and substance use. This is a guide for domestic and sexual violence staff seeking to improve their response to survivors who have mental health disabilities and substance use issues related to violence and abuse. It is based on the wisdom of survivors, national leaders in crisis services and trauma recovery, and domestic violence and sexual assault professionals.

Topic
  • Advocacy
  • Disability
Session 2 Working with Abuse Survivors with Substance Use Issues
Webinar
May, 2021

Beyond Labels explores the relationship between domestic and sexual violence, mental health, and substance use. This is a guide for domestic and sexual violence staff seeking to improve their response to survivors who have mental health disabilities and substance use issues related to violence and abuse. It is based on the wisdom of survivors, national leaders in crisis services and trauma recovery, and domestic violence and sexual assault professionals.

Topic
  • Advocacy
  • Disability