April Community Education Virtual Learning Schedule
April 9 - April 26
Recognizing Sexual Violence
April 9th, 2021: 12:00pm – 12:45pm
Every 73 seconds an American is sexually assaulted. While sexual violence impacts the lives of many, there are still several myths about what it is and how to help. Participants will have a deeper understanding of sexual violence, and leave with resources and ways to support survivors. Click here to register.
Just the Facts: Sexual Violence
April 14th, 2021: 12:00pm – 12:45pm
Sexual violence is often portrayed inaccurately in the media and fails to factually illustrate the root cause of sexual violence and the countless barriers survivors face. The limited narrative of survivors and offenders leads to many myths surrounding sexual violence. Participants will leave with increased knowledge of the dynamics of sexual violence and survivor experiences. Click here to register.
Believe Survivors: You Can Help Heal
April 20th, 2021: 6:00pm – 6:45pm
Many of us may know someone who has been impacted by sexual assault, and we may wonder how we can best support them. It is vital to a survivor’s healing process that they have people in their lives who believe them and care about them. Participants will learn how they can take an empowerment approach when supporting survivors to help restore power and control. Turning Point staff will educate participants on survivor options and resources. Click here to register.
How To Help Without Making It Worse
April 26th, 2021: 12:00pm – 12:45pm
Has there ever been a time when you thought someone might be in danger and you wanted to intervene but didn’t know how? Participants will learn how they can take an empowerment approach and involve the survivor while intervening. Turning Point staff will use a bystander and empowerment model to educate on best practices for intervention. Click here to register.