Fri, Jan 27|
Webinar via Zoom
Serving Survivors of Sexual Assault with Disabilities by Sarah Berlanga
1.5 CEs will be offered to LPC, SW, LMFT, and Psychologists - NBCC Approved
Time & Location
Jan 27, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM CST
Webinar via Zoom
About the Event
"Serving Survivors of Sexual Assault with Disabilities"
1.5 CE Credits will be offered for LPC, LMFT, SW, and Psychologists - NBCC Approved
Presented by: Sarah Berlanga
Date: January 27th, 2023
Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm CST
Location: Webinar Via Zoom
Cost: Free (This training is supported by Award No. 3012705 by the Texas Office of the Governor and Violence Against Women Act Fund.)
This presentation will discuss ways to respond to survivors of sexual and intimate partner violence who have a disability.
- Discuss the importance of intersectionality when working with survivors of sexual assault with disabilities.
- Increase understanding of myths and facts regarding consent, assault, and ability.
- Explore barriers to services for survivors with disabilities.
- Identify trauma-informed responses to survivors with disabilities.
If you register for this training, you must attend for the entire training.
*Partial CEs will not be provided.*
Leaving the training early will count as a No Show.
In the event of an emergency that causes you to be late or miss the training, email email@example.com.
About Our Speaker:
Sarah Berlanga is the Community Education Specialist at The Women’s Center of Tarrant County. In this position, Sarah provides survivor-centered, sexual violence trainings to professionals throughout Tarrant County. She works to ensure that professionals from various disciplines are equipped with the tools to provide services in an intersectional, trauma-informed way. Sarah has a passion for prevention, and works to help children, adults, and professionals understand their roles in preventing sexual violence through trainings and awareness events. Sarah evaluates the effectiveness of The Women’s Center’s sexual abuse risk reduction program, Play it Safe!®, and assisted with research to establish Play it Safe!® as a nationally recognized, evidence-based program.
Sarah graduated from The University of Texas at Arlington with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work. She has been with The Women’s Center since 2015.
When Registering, please ensure that ALL information, especially your email address, is accurate. If you do not receive a confirmation email from our team, your registration cannot be guaranteed.
*All events are subject to cancellation*
1 hour 30 minutes
Serving Survivors of Sexual Assault with DisabilitiesZoom