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Course Details
Course Title:LGBT - Victim Services in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transidentified Communities
Start Date:08/09/2013
End Date:08/09/2013
Course Time:8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Course Number:520-13-23
City:Jacksonville
Tuition:Free
Course Location: This course will be held at the Florida Department of Transportation, District II Office, Urban Office Training Center, 2198 Edison Avenue, Jacksonville, Florida 32204.
Course Description:
This course is designed to give advocates the tools to recognize unique issues and challenges of the LGBT community, such as, stereotypes, prejudice and discrimination. Advocates will learn about victimization types such as sexual assault, domestic violence and hate crimes. The course will also explore reporting challenges and the basics of homophobia and heterosexism.



Instructor:
Cheryl Ricciardi, Program Director, Community Crisis Response, Bureau of Advocacy and Grants Management, Office of the Attorney General, Orlando, Florida