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Support Groups for Survivors of Sexual and Relationship Violence
The Sexual and Relationship Violence Response Team is offering two new groups through the Counseling Center. Students should call the Counseling Center and refer to the group they wish to register for. Students must attend a group orientation meeting. Listed here are brief descriptions of each group.
Sexual Assault Recovery Group: Mondays 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the Health Promotions Office. Begins Feb. 9, runs through April 20. This group is for female survivors of sexual assault. Members will share their experiences and feelings in an understanding and accepting environment. The group will aim to help members reduce guilt, develop coping strategies and strengthen self-esteem.
Healthy Relationships 101: Thursdays 3:30-4:30pm in the Schine Student Center. Begins Feb. 12, runs through April 23. This group will help students understand components of healthy and unhealthy relationships. Students will learn to recognize relationship violence and complete safety planning. The focus of the group is to provide education and support for those who have experienced relationship violence. This group is co-ed.
Contact: Megan Dietz
Sexual and Relationship Violence Response Team, Counseling Center