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Community Readiness for LGBT Intimate Partner Violence Support Services

Project Overview

3rd Funding Cycle Development Award
     Project Start Date: 7/1/2007
     Project End Date: 12/31/2008

Project Goal Statement: This project will use a Community Readiness Model to determine readiness and capacity of small and large lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities in Wisconsin to address intimate partner violence (IPV). Outcomes include increasing community leadership and connection to IPV services within LGBT communities and a three-year action plan to provide IPV support services based on readiness levels of specific communities.

Award Amount: $50,000

Community Partner:
Primary Community Partner: Diverse and Resilient, Inc.

Academic Partners:
Primary Academic Partner: Carol Galletly, JD, PhD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Additional Academic Partner: David Seal, PhD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

Project Progress Summary Reports:
     Project Progress Report Summary July 2007 - December 2008
     Project Final Report Summary     

Affiliated Web Pages:
     Diverse and Resilient, Inc.

Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)

  • Presentation
    • Presentation at the UW System Annual Women’s Studies Conference in Green Bay, WI (2008)
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