The HIV Prevention Unit at the Division of Disease Prevention is currently conducting two surveys for transgender people.
The first study is looking for transgender people who have been sexually abused or assaulted. The HIV Prevention Unit would like to use the survey results to prove or disprove the belief that sexually abused or assaulted victims never seek accessed healing services, despite the indicated long-term effects. The survey is also meant to provide additional information about barriers to guide the creation of effect interventions.
The second study will be conducted by the Office for Victims of Crime and FORGE, who are looking for responses from a wide range of sexual assault providers and coalitions on current practices and training methods. The survey is meant to provide information of understanding training needs or professionals working with sexual assault victims and develop strategies to meet those training needs.
If interested in taking the first survey, visit the site here . If interested in taking the second survey, visit the site here.
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