Tools & Training

GLBTQ-DVP offers free training, workshops, and ongoing technical assistance to individuals, community groups, service providers, and criminal justice professionals to increase community knowledge about intimate partner violence, improve access to support and services, and build a network of GLBTQ culturally-competent providers.

We work with victim witness advocates, domestic and sexual violence organizations, health centers and medical providers, homeless shelters, law enforcement, and community groups/associations. We tailor each training to meet the specific needs of your group by request. Look below for more information about our training and workshops, as well as our ongoing technical assistance program. Request a training!

Technical Assistance

Our technical assistance program is for DV/SA service providers who are looking to increasing accessibility for GLBTQ survivors of intimate partner violence. Our technical assistance program includes,

  • Review of program policies and procedures
  • Assessment on making program GLBTQ-inclusive
  • GLBTQ/Intimate Partner Violence trainings and workshops
  • Printable brochures and resources
  • Strategy meetings with senior staff
  • Q/A sessions for advocates
  • Case reviews and ongoing support from client services staff

GLBTQ 101

This workshop provides an introduction to GLBTQ identities, relationships, and communities. It will include topics such as language & terminology, an overview of sexuality and gender, and the ways in which privilege & oppression impact the lives of GLBTQ people.

Transgender 101

This workshop provides a more focused introduction to transgender identities, relationships, and communities. It will include topics such as language & terminology, a more in-depth discussion about gender identity/expression, and the ways in which privilege & oppression impact the lives of GLBTQ people.

GLBTQ Intimate Partner Violence

This workshop provides an introduction to the ways in which GLBTQ people experience intimate partner violence. Topics include an overview of intimate partner violence, myths & facts, barriers to accessing support & services, and ways in which friends, families, and service providers can support GLBTQ survivors.

GLBTQ Intimate Partner Abuse Screening Tool

It can be difficult for service providers to determine who is the survivor and the abuser in an intimate relationship. We can provide training that helps with screening for the survivor. Topics include the importance and relevance of screening, best practices for screening in GLBTQ relationships, and learning scenarios to practice screening skills.