Training for LGBTQ+ Community Members

We Keep Each Other Safe: Community Models for Responding to Domestic Violence

This training covers:

Recognizing Intimate Partner Violence in Community

  • The power and control wheel and cycle of violence
  • Healthy vs. unhealthy relationships
  • Understanding consent
  • Harm vs. abuse

Responding to Abuse in Community

  • Intimate partner violence prevalence in the community
  • Further marginalization of BIPOC, immigrant, bisexual, and trans community members
  • Bystander intervention
  • Best practices around responding to harmful statements minimizing IPV within the community

Safety Planning and Pod Mapping

  • Review of survey data describing where LGBTQ+ survivors turn to for support
  • Ways to support survivors who disclose their experiences to you
  • Safety planning when a survivor does not want to utilize DV services or law enforcement
  • Restorative justice
  • Pod mapping