Transgender Series Part 1: Cultural Competency and Trauma Informed Responses to Domestic Violence

Online Course Evaluation – How it works:

We are trying a new process for course evaluations using our online course system. We hope this will ultimately provide a smoother experience for you by allowing you to access your certificate immediately after completing the course evaluation. Here is how it works:

After the live meeting ends, you will receive an email with an evaluation access code.

  1. Log into this online course
  2. Under Course Content, click “Step 1: Access Evaluation” and follow the instructions to enter the code.
  3. After you enter the code, you will be able to continue to the next step of the course and complete the evaluation.
  4. After you submit the evaluation, click Mark Complete and you will be able to download or print your certificate. The certificate will also be emailed to you as a PDF.

Course description  and learning objectives:

This educational presentation will cover terms and definitions specific to gender identity, Maine based statistics about the transgender population, and trauma informed practices with transgender survivors of sexual assault and/or domestic violence.

  • Discuss the difference between gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, and attraction
  • Identify vulnerabilities trans people experience; particularly in Maine
  • Discuss the general application of trauma informed practices with all domestic violence survivors, including transgender people.
  • Review the specific application of trauma informed practices with transgender survivors of domestic violence.