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NewsRoyal Commission Support Group
BRISSC will be running a support group for women wanting to make a submission to the Royal Commission. The group will be a closed group and will start in mid-July. Child minding services will be offered.
For more information, call us on 3391 2573 or email us on firstname.lastname@example.org
Spaces will be limited so please express your interest early.
Information about the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse
The Brisbane Rape and Incest Survivors Support Centre can provide support to people affected by institutional abuse including those who wish to make a submission to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.
Please contact BRISSC on 3391 0004 for assistance.
YARNING UP - WORKSHOPS FOR ABORIGINAL & TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER WOMEN
Commencing on the 25th August BRISSC is holding a series of workshops for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in the Brisbane and Moreton Bay area. The workshops will provide an opportunity for women to connect for support, sharing stories and artwork. Artwork and ideas from women in the group will support the development of a flyer for A&TSI women who have experienced sexual violence. Workshops are free of charge with child minding and transport support available on request.
Please call Karin on 33912573 or email email@example.com if you are interested in attending the workshops
Skill Share Training...
FEMINIST SUPPORT WORK WITH WOMEN WHO HAVE EXPERIENCED SEXUAL AND/OR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
BRISSC regularly holds a three day training workshop for women and workers who are interested in building their skills in support, working from a feminist framework and working with women who have experienced gendered violence.
The training focuses on both theory and skill building with opportunities for practice within the group, small groups and pairs.
The next workshop will be held from the 5th to the 7th of October 2011. Contact us at BRISSC to reserve a space or for more information about our Feminist Support Work with Women who have Experienced Gendered Violence training on 07 3391 2573.
ART FOR ACTIVISM WORKSHOPS
BRISSC is holding a series of art workshops commencing in mid September through to the end of October to create art and instalations for Reclaim the Night. All women are welcome, come to one or come to all. Workshops are free and child minding is avialable on request.
Call us on 3391 2573 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info
BRISSC regularly runs support groups for survivors of sexual violence. BRISSC support groups provide opportunities for;
- Being supported and listened to, believed and understood.
- Listening and learning from other women who are survivors of sexual violence
- Exploring thoughts, feelings, beliefs, and various topics chosen by the group.
- Participating in creative processes and other facilitated activities.
- Opportunities to share aspects of your story, strengths and survival strategies with other women.
BRISSC support groups are free and food and childcare are provided.
If you are interested in attending a support group at BRISSC please contact us on 07 3391 2573 or email email@example.com.
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