New 10-week session starts September 21, 2017!
SCHEDULE OF SESSION TOPICS
Week One (September 21) - Effects of Sexual Assault
Week Two (September 28) - Fear and Anger
Week Three (October 5) – Sadness and Grief
Week Four (October 12) – Shame, Guilt and Self-Blame
Week Five (October 19) – Managing Triggers and Flashbacks
Week Six (October 26) - Healthy Coping and Self-Care
Week Seven (November 2) - Self-Esteem, Boundaries and Assertiveness
Week Eight (November 16) - Intimacy, Sexuality and Body Image
Week Nine (November 23) - Resilience, Hope and Empowerment
Week Ten (November 30) - Social Connections and Support Systems
YOU ARE NOT ALONE.
Different from a purely self-help or purely therapeutic group, this psycho-educational group is co-facilitated by experts in the field of sexual violence support and response.
• a supportive space open to all genders of students who have experienced adult sexual assault
• a safe space to connect with others through mutual support and group education
• an opportunity to recognize your strengths, build resilience, and work towards self empowerment
"I was worried about comint to group, but as soon as I came I felt welcomed and understood, without even having to say anything."
"Being part of a group has provided me with the change to open up about my assault and learn how to heal. I feel like I am learning how to live again alongside my lovely ladies."
"Talking, connecting, hurting, and healing with others who understand and are on the same journey."
"I have had the privilege to learn from - and heal with - an extrodinary group of young women. Moving forward I will carry their strength with me."
"Group therapy has been an important system for me and I'm so glad i had the opportunity to meet people who have shared my experiences."