Bonus Session: The People in Your Neighborhood: Working with Sexual & Gender Minority Youth Victims

Track: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

What  factors  place LGBTQ+ youth at greater risk for maltreatment, and what barriers may these youth face following victimization and trauma? This session offers you an opportunity to examine current practices and learn practical skills to improve responses and interview techniques for sexual and gender minority survivors of violence. 

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Bonus Session: The People in Your Neighborhood: Working with Sexual & Gender Minority Youth Victims
06/06/2022 at 8:00 AM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
06/06/2022 at 8:00 AM (EDT)   |  60 minutes What factors place LGBTQ+ youth at greater risk for maltreatment, and what barriers may these youth face following victimization and trauma? This session offers you an opportunity to examine current practices and learn practical skills to improve responses and interview techniques for sexual and gender minority survivors of violence.
Workshop Evaluation - The People in Your Neighborhood: Working with Sexual & Gender Minority Youth Victims
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Amy Russell, MSEd, JD, NCC

Executive Director

Arthur D. Curtis Children's Justice Center

Amy Russell is executive director of the Arthur D. Curtis Children’s Justice Center in Clark County, Washington. Ms. Russell is a licensed attorney and a nationally certified counselor. Ms. Russell has worked with victims of violence and trauma in several capacities, including interviewer for child victims of abuse and witnesses to crime; counselor for survivors of homicide victims; and advocate for victims of sexual and intimate partner violence. She has also directed several CACs; provided training on child abuse investigations, interviews and litigation; interviewed over a thousand children; and authored several articles on forensic interviewing, child maltreatment and vicarious trauma