Resilience Events

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 […]

Recurring

Monthly Journaling and Meditation Group

A virtual space for survivors ages 18+ of sexual violence to process their trauma through journaling and guided meditation. 4th Wednesdays beginning January 25, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Contact Alexa Diego, LPC at adiego@ourresilience.org to request the meeting link.

Recurring

WOC Virtual Support Group

Zoom

This group encourages healing through shared experience, as well as exploration of both individual systemic trauma at the intersections of race and gender.  Topics will be chosen by group members and may include racial identity, survivorship, and building community support. Please contact Renee Miranda-Beristain for more information and to complete an assessment. Group will begin […]

Recurring

Group for Black Women Sexual Violence Survivors

Zoom

This is a psychoeducational support group for African American women, trans women, and nonbinary survivors of sexual violence. It will focus on developing coping skills, forming a new sense of sisterhood, and achieving self-empowerment. Illinois residents only, ages 18 and up. Thursdays, April 6 – June 8, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Virtual If you're […]

Recurring

WOC Virtual Support Group

Zoom

This group encourages healing through shared experience, as well as exploration of both individual systemic trauma at the intersections of race and gender.  Topics will be chosen by group members and may include racial identity, survivorship, and building community support. Please contact Renee Miranda-Beristain for more information and to complete an assessment. Group will begin […]

Recurring

Monthly Crochet & Craft Group

Google Meet

A monthly craft group focused on teaching crochet stitches and helping troubleshoot crochet issues.  This group is also open to any crafter (knitting, sewing, painting, coloring, etc) who would like to craft in a safe, community space. This virtual group is open to all survivors of sexual violence ages 18+ who reside in Illinois. Monthly, […]

Recurring

Group for Black Women Sexual Violence Survivors

Zoom

This is a psychoeducational support group for African American women, trans women, and nonbinary survivors of sexual violence. It will focus on developing coping skills, forming a new sense of sisterhood, and achieving self-empowerment. Illinois residents only, ages 18 and up. Thursdays, April 6 – June 8, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Virtual If you're […]

Recurring

Virtual 40-Hour Confidential Advisor Training

Zoom

This training provides an in-depth examination of how sexual violence impacts individuals, communities, and broader society within the higher education context.  Participants will be equipped to support survivors, and all survivors should be able to count on trustworthy, specialized institutional responses. Trainees will gain basic crisis intervention skills, explore the neurobiology of trauma, and learn […]

Recurring

Virtual 40-Hour Confidential Advisor Training

Zoom

This training provides an in-depth examination of how sexual violence impacts individuals, communities, and broader society within the higher education context.  Participants will be equipped to support survivors, and all survivors should be able to count on trustworthy, specialized institutional responses. Trainees will gain basic crisis intervention skills, explore the neurobiology of trauma, and learn […]

Recurring

WOC Virtual Support Group

Zoom

This group encourages healing through shared experience, as well as exploration of both individual systemic trauma at the intersections of race and gender.  Topics will be chosen by group members and may include racial identity, survivorship, and building community support. Please contact Renee Miranda-Beristain for more information and to complete an assessment. Group will begin […]

Recurring

Virtual 40-Hour Confidential Advisor Training

Zoom

This training provides an in-depth examination of how sexual violence impacts individuals, communities, and broader society within the higher education context.  Participants will be equipped to support survivors, and all survivors should be able to count on trustworthy, specialized institutional responses. Trainees will gain basic crisis intervention skills, explore the neurobiology of trauma, and learn […]

Recurring

Group for Black Women Sexual Violence Survivors

Zoom

This is a psychoeducational support group for African American women, trans women, and nonbinary survivors of sexual violence. It will focus on developing coping skills, forming a new sense of sisterhood, and achieving self-empowerment. Illinois residents only, ages 18 and up. Thursdays, April 6 – June 8, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Virtual If you're […]