Feb
24
Wed
Virtual 40-hr Crisis Intervention Training @ Online
Feb 24 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Virtual 40-hr Crisis Intervention Training @ Online

Interested in helping survivors of sexual violence? Here’s how to join our team!

This virtual Zoom training runs from January 25th to February 25th–Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays–to prep new volunteers that will be supporting our Medical District location. All training dates must be attended before volunteering can begin.

Our 24-hr Crisis Intervention Advocates provide in-person rape crisis intervention to survivors and answer calls for the YWCA’s 24/7 Rape Crisis Hotline. One-year commitment required. Volunteers work two 12-hr shifts per month on-call for Medical Advocacy and four 4-hr shifts per month on the Crisis Hotline.

Please contact Maizah Albert at the phone number or email above to complete registration and answer any outstanding questions or concerns. We look forward to your help!

Feb
25
Thu
Virtual 40-hr Crisis Intervention Training @ Online
Feb 25 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Virtual 40-hr Crisis Intervention Training @ Online

Interested in helping survivors of sexual violence? Here’s how to join our team!

This virtual Zoom training runs from January 25th to February 25th–Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays–to prep new volunteers that will be supporting our Medical District location. All training dates must be attended before volunteering can begin.

Our 24-hr Crisis Intervention Advocates provide in-person rape crisis intervention to survivors and answer calls for the YWCA’s 24/7 Rape Crisis Hotline. One-year commitment required. Volunteers work two 12-hr shifts per month on-call for Medical Advocacy and four 4-hr shifts per month on the Crisis Hotline.

Please contact Maizah Albert at the phone number or email above to complete registration and answer any outstanding questions or concerns. We look forward to your help!

Psychoeducation Group for Teen Survivors of Sexual Violence @ Online
Feb 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

YWCA Metropolitan Chicago is hosting a virtual 8-week psychoeducational group for teens who have experienced sexual violence. This group will provide an overview of some of the impacts of sexual abuse/assault using a mix of teaching, activities, and discussion/processing.

This group will be a safe, supportive space where you can join other survivors in:

  • Defining trauma and its impacts
  • Learning coping skills and strategies to help address and stop the cycle of trauma
  • Finding connection and support 

The group is open to teen survivors of sexual trauma (ages 13-17). If you are interested in attending, contact Isabel Almanza at the phone number or email above. All interested individuals must complete an intake to determine group readiness.

Mar
2
Tue
Sexual Trauma 101: A Psychoeducational Support Group For Adult Survivors @ Online
Mar 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Let’s talk about trauma! The YWCA Metropolitan Chicago is hosting a virtual 8-week psychoeducational support group for adults who have experienced sexual violence to explore how trauma affects survivors.

This group will be a safe, supportive space where you can join other survivors in:

  • Defining trauma
  • Exploring steps to building safety
  • Discussing myths and facts related to sexual trauma
  • Exploring the impacts of sexual trauma
  • Learning coping skills and self-care

The group is open to adult survivors of both childhood and adult sexual abuse; and any gender or sexual orientation. If you are interested in attending, contact Felipa Roman at the phone number above. All interested individuals must complete an intake to determine group readiness.

Spots are limited. Please RSVP by February 9th.

Mar
4
Thu
Psychoeducation Group for Teen Survivors of Sexual Violence @ Online
Mar 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

YWCA Metropolitan Chicago is hosting a virtual 8-week psychoeducational group for teens who have experienced sexual violence. This group will provide an overview of some of the impacts of sexual abuse/assault using a mix of teaching, activities, and discussion/processing.

This group will be a safe, supportive space where you can join other survivors in:

  • Defining trauma and its impacts
  • Learning coping skills and strategies to help address and stop the cycle of trauma
  • Finding connection and support 

The group is open to teen survivors of sexual trauma (ages 13-17). If you are interested in attending, contact Isabel Almanza at the phone number or email above. All interested individuals must complete an intake to determine group readiness.

Mar
8
Mon
Virtual 40-hr Crisis Intervention Training @ Online
Mar 8 @ 9:00 am – 5:30 pm

Volunteer with YWCA Metropolitan Chicago!

Provide 24-hr Crisis Intervention and Medical Advocacy to survivors of sexual assault via hotline, chat, and in person. Flexible scheduling. Must be 18 or older to volunteer. Complete required 40hr. Crisis Intervention Training.

Mar
9
Tue
Virtual 40-hr Crisis Intervention Training @ Online
Mar 9 @ 9:00 am – 5:30 pm

Volunteer with YWCA Metropolitan Chicago!

Provide 24-hr Crisis Intervention and Medical Advocacy to survivors of sexual assault via hotline, chat, and in person. Flexible scheduling. Must be 18 or older to volunteer. Complete required 40hr. Crisis Intervention Training.

Sexual Trauma 101: A Psychoeducational Support Group For Adult Survivors @ Online
Mar 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Let’s talk about trauma! The YWCA Metropolitan Chicago is hosting a virtual 8-week psychoeducational support group for adults who have experienced sexual violence to explore how trauma affects survivors.

This group will be a safe, supportive space where you can join other survivors in:

  • Defining trauma
  • Exploring steps to building safety
  • Discussing myths and facts related to sexual trauma
  • Exploring the impacts of sexual trauma
  • Learning coping skills and self-care

The group is open to adult survivors of both childhood and adult sexual abuse; and any gender or sexual orientation. If you are interested in attending, contact Felipa Roman at the phone number above. All interested individuals must complete an intake to determine group readiness.

Spots are limited. Please RSVP by February 9th.

Mar
10
Wed
Virtual 40-hr Crisis Intervention Training @ Online
Mar 10 @ 9:00 am – 5:30 pm

Volunteer with YWCA Metropolitan Chicago!

Provide 24-hr Crisis Intervention and Medical Advocacy to survivors of sexual assault via hotline, chat, and in person. Flexible scheduling. Must be 18 or older to volunteer. Complete required 40hr. Crisis Intervention Training.

Mar
11
Thu
Virtual 40-hr Crisis Intervention Training @ Online
Mar 11 @ 9:00 am – 5:30 pm

Volunteer with YWCA Metropolitan Chicago!

Provide 24-hr Crisis Intervention and Medical Advocacy to survivors of sexual assault via hotline, chat, and in person. Flexible scheduling. Must be 18 or older to volunteer. Complete required 40hr. Crisis Intervention Training.