Resilience Events

Partners of Sexual Assault Survivors Workshop

Google Meet

A free, two-hour workshop for partners of people who have experienced sexual violence, ages 18+ and all genders welcome.  Individuals, couples, or partner groups (survivors and non-survivors) are welcome and encouraged to attend. This workshop will give guidance on ways to support your partner, how to better respond to your partner's needs, work through intimacy […]

Color Representing Emotion

Zoom

Participants will learn to consider the ability of color to represent feelings, emotional states of mind, or particular experiences. Workshop will include demonstration, open work time, and open discussion with peers. Participants will use color as inspiration to create an image consistent with current emotional state, goals, or personal narrative. Required materials needed to participate: […]

Reflecting on Relationships with Art

Zoom

Participants will create a visual support net to reflect on relationships in their lives. Workshop will include demonstration, guided step-by-step instructions, and open work time. Required materials needed to participate: 1 full piece of paper, 1 piece of paper you can cut up, Glue/tape and scissors, Media for decorating the paper. Thursday February 16th 12pm-2pm […]

Crochet and Mindfulness Workshop

Google Meet

A free two-hour virtual workshop teaching entry-level crochet skills as well as mindfulness techniques, for survivors of sexual violence. No disclosures about experiences required, however group participants are welcome to discuss this if they wish to. Materials needed: One crochet hook, size 5mm or 5.5mm; one ball of yarn, medium weight (size 4) FREE MATERIALS […]

Exploring Vulnerability with Art, Music, and Movement

Zoom

In this workshop, participants will explore the topic of vulnerability by listening to selected music together with the option to dance/move to the music. Followed by an art response and open discussion of the experience. Participants may use any art materials of their choice. Wednesday March 1st 4pm-6pm This workshop is open to adult survivors […]

Exploring Sexuality with Art

Zoom

In this workshop, participants will learn how to use artmaking as a judgment-free way of thinking about sexuality in order to reflect on how bodies, family, culture, and environment interact with our sexual selves. Participants will receive an art making prompt to explore their personal history and pleasure goals. Participants may use any art materials […]

Workshop: Communication with Partners Around Intimacy

Google Meet

This free workshop is open to survivors of sexual violence ages 18+ residing in IL. Participants will learn techniques for communicating with partners related to intimacy, including: boundaries, asking for what you need, starting the conversation, and more. Contact Erica Hungerford, LPC, at ehungerford@ourresilience.org to request to join or with any questions.