1455 Dixon Ave. Suite #210, Lafayette 80026
Sexual Assault 101
This introductory level workshop provides a basic understanding of what sexual assault is, its prevalence and consequences, and why it happens in our culture.
Response and Intervention
MESA trains company leadership and staff to create workplaces free of sexual harassment using a socio-ecological paradigm to uncover the roots of harassment and shift group behavioral norms toward intervention and accountability.
How to Help A Loved One
Learn about the physical, mental and emotional impact of trauma, including neurobiological responses, survival mechanisms, and how those impact the way people remember and integrate traumatic experiences.
Trauma-informed services take into consideration the impact of trauma and adapt services to be sensitive to the needs of trauma survivors. Learn how to tailor your space and services to be more aware of the impact of trauma, shift language to have conversations that are emotionally safe, and discuss strategies for implementing change.
Help for the Helper (Secondary Trauma, Burnout, and Resilience)
Learn about the impact of trauma exposure, identify how secondary trauma shows up in your life, and practice strategies for addressing secondary trauma.
What is Consent?
This workshop explores the simple yet complex concept of consent. Participants navigate the who, what, when, where, and why of consent, and dive into barriers to getting consent including social norms and substance use.
We explore what a healthy relationship looks like for each of us, identify ways we can be loving partners/companions/lovers, and identify red flags for unhealthy behaviors in ourselves or others.
Participants learn how to assess situations that may become violent and learn how to best intervene to keep others, and themselves, safe. Participants will reflect on cultural change and how their individual actions contribute toward shifting cultural norms.
This workshop explores the cultural factors which contribute to the prevalence and normalization of gender-based violence. From a place of understanding the roots of violence, participants will explore strategies for prevention based on a socio-ecological framework addressing the individual, relational, community, and societal levels.
Participants will critically analyze and deconstruct gender stereotypes and the gender binary and explore the concept of hegemonic masculinity. Participants will reflect on connections between hegemonic masculinities and violence, pressures and consequences for not conforming, and the costs of and consequences of conforming