Friday, September 17, 2021 10:00 am – 2:00 pm via Zoom
This training is designed for a range of professionals who work with survivors of trauma. The content of this training includes: identifying and defining basic functions of the brain, how the brain and the body respond to traumatic events including the influence of traumatic events on memory processes and common emotional and behavior responses to trauma, and how to work with trauma survivors. Resilience is now offering sliding scale payments for this training!
Please join us in congratulating Resilience’s Associate Board for winning YNPN Chicago’s Associate Board of the Year Award! We are so grateful to our brilliant and enthusiastic Associate Board for all the hard work they do to raise funds and awareness to further Resilience’s mission of empowering survivors and ending sexual violence.
Even amid increased efforts to prevent further spread of COVID-19, we continue to be available to survivors. Please call us at 312-443-9603 or email us at email@example.com, and we will follow up with you in 1 to 3 business days.
We can help you with questions about seeking medical treatment in the ER after a sexual assault, filing an emergency order of protection, making a police report, seeking ongoing medical treatment, and understanding all of your rights and options. All of our services are free and confidential.
As an organization dedicated to the healing of survivors and their loved ones, we are prioritizing the health and safety of everyone in our community as we make decisions about how to best proceed with our programs and events. We are continuing to monitor the spread of COVID-19, and we are checking for new information and guidance from the Centers for Disease Control, City of Chicago, and State of Illinois on a daily basis.
Need Immediate Help?
Chicago Rape Crisis Hotline: 1-888-293-2080
RAINN Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE
Programs & Services
Regardless of when and where a survivor’s journey begins—in the ER following an assault, or through a phone call for help to make sense of something that happened 20 years ago—Resilience is here every step of the way.
What you need to know
Come together with other advocates and survivors working to end sexual violence. From galas to demonstrations, show your support by attending a Resilience event.
Myths & Facts
Did you know that a great deal of harm is done, often unintentionally, to survivors because the people around them believe the myths that surround rape and sexual violence?
Professional Training Resources
Research shows providers’ responses can be critical in shaping the course of healing for survivors. Resilience provides resources and tools to professionals to improve the care of sexual assault survivors.
Resilience is an Illinois not-for-profit organization made up of many individuals with two primary goals: to assure that survivors of sexual assault are treated
with dignity and compassion; and to effect changes in the way the legal system, medical institutions and society as a whole respond to survivors.