Empowering Survivors, Empowering the Community

A session at 51st Biennial National Association of the Deaf (NAD) Conference

  • Stacy Gainok

Thursday 5th July, 2012

10:30am to 12:00pm (CST)

Advocates from DeafHope and DeafSafe will present on domestic and sexual violence in the Deaf community and how to support Deaf survivors while working towards a safe community for all. All information will be presented with a survivor-centered framework, drawing upon the experiences and needs of Deaf survivors. We will touch on the following topics:

1) The unique dynamics of DV/SV in Deaf community and the value of balancing power in relationships with survivors;

2) Understanding how the community can re-victimize survivors; and

3) Best practices/approaches to eradicate domestic and sexual violence through empowering survivors and community accountability.

Track: Grassroots and Legislative Advocacy
Type: Presentation

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Tara Holcomb

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Stacy Gainok

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Time 10:30am12:00pm CST

Date Thu 5th July 2012

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