1. Program Information

Healthcare Response to Intimate Partner Violence with LGBTQ Consumers

May 3, 2010

Lynchburg General Hospital (Centra Health)
First Colony Conference Room
1901 Tate Springs Road
Lynchburg, VA 24501

Sponsored by: The Virginia Department of Health's Division of Injury & Violence Prevention in collaboration with the Virginia Anti-Violence Project

Target Audience: Nurses, Physicians, Nursing Assistants, hospital and other health care workers and staff; Social Workers, Counselors, Case Workers and other mental health service providers; domestic violence advocates, case managers and other program staff.

Program Ojectives:

At the end of this training, participants will be able to:

--Identify respectful terminology for use with LGBTQ communities
--Understand basic components of intimate partner violence
--Identify unique barriers faced by LGBTQ survivors of intimate partner violence
--Practice assessment strategies for use with consumers using the RADAR methodology in a healthcare setting
--Identify local/statewide resources for LGBTQ consumers
--Network with other service providers to build resource sharing and support opportunities


9:30-10:00 AM Registration

10:00 AM-10:15 AM Opening Remarks/Introduction

10:15 AM-11:15 AM Language

11:15 AM-11:45 PM Intimate Partner Violence Basics

11:45 AM-12:45 PM Lunch (On Your Own)

12:45 PM-1:15 PM Barriers Activity & Discussion

1:15 PM-1:30 PM IPV as a Public Health Issue

1:30 PM-1:50 PM You Could Save Someone's Life!

1:50 PM-2:00 PM Break

2:00 PM-2:30 PM Use your RADAR

2:30 PM-3:15 PM Scenarios

3:15 PM-3:30 PM Additional Information & Wrap-Up ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________