• Improving access to mental health services for victims/survivors through cultural awareness
      • This training will discuss how mental health providers can offer the services that victims/survivors need most. We will also share strategies to reduce the stigmas on mental health services in the Latinx community, so that victims/survivors are more likely to seek these services.
    • Understanding the ismo’s when serving Latinas victims of domestic and/or sexual violence
      • This training seeking to help attendees develop en understanding on the way UNIDOS adapts its workplace model to serve the needs of the community. Whether it is through understanding the way immigration process effects victims or how the role culture in machismo, marianismo, and familiarismo influence what is acceptable in “healthy” relationships.
    • Empowerment and Leadership
      • Leadership development for immigrant survivors: Expands the ability of individuals to perform leadership roles within the community. It supports other survivors to demand access to services, and teaches the community how to deal with domestic violence and sexual assault.
    • Working with male survivors in the Latinx Community
      • This training focuses on the attitudes of the Latinx Community towards sexual assault in men and their impact on the healing and recovery process. It also cover the role of religion and culture when reporting sexual assault.

Workshop

    • Creative Revolutions (workshop duration 2.5 hours):
      • Art making has the potential to help us become more resilient. Using our own creativity as a force of inspiration, empowerment and motivation, we can deeply connect with ourselves and others to share our stories. Creative Revolution creates a space to connect with others, create positive interactions and support not only victims and survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence, but support one another.  Participants are guide through an art making process, where they will have the opportunity to make a contribution to the movement of ending domestic violence and sexual assault. All creativity levels invited. Cost $25 per person for a group of 10-12. Materials provided.

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