Event Calendar

Recent and Upcoming Events

10/28/2020 - Child Sexual Abuse 201: Practical Tools to Process, Support and Build Relationships with Young Survivors

Event Date: 10/28/2020

1:00 - 2:30 pm CST

A companion to Child Sexual Abuse 101 (see above), this training provides a deeper dive into issues of child sexual abuse, with expanded case studies and practical tools for supporting and responding to young survivors.

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11/5/2020 - Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Lunch & Learn

Event Date: 11/5/2020

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm CST


11/12/2020 - Neurobiology of Trauma: Sexual Assault and The Brain

Event Date: 11/12/2020

1:00 - 2:30 pm CST

This training will explore the physiological components of trauma, including neurobiology and nervous system dysregulation. We will discuss how traumatic experiences can alter brain function, resulting in experiences and behaviors that are commonly misunderstood by professionals working with survivors of sexual assault. Participants will leave with an understanding of common, involuntary responses to sexual assault, and how to apply these concepts in an effort to increase safety and care for survivors.

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11/13/2020 - Virtual Stewards of Children

Event Date: 11/13/2020

10:00 am-12:00 pm CST

Protecting children from sexual abuse is an adult's responsibility and requires bravery, knowledge, and skills. Register for the virtual Stewards of Children Training and learn how to prevent sexual abuse from happening.

To register and for more information please send an email to prevention@sacenter.org. The training will provide tools and support, including ways to spot the signs of abuse and how to react responsibly.


11/18/2020 - Sexual Assault 101: How to Support Survivors

Event Date: 11/18/2020

1:00 - 2:30 pm CST

An introductory overview of sexual assault definitions, statistics, and dynamics, including information on rape culture, consent, and common misconceptions about sexual assault. Participants will leave with a fundamental understanding of the issues, along with tools and knowledge to support the survivors in our communities.

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11/18/2020 - Child Sexual Abuse 101: Tools to Understand, Educate, and Support Young Survivors

Event Date: 11/18/2020

In this virtual 90 minute training, participants will be equipped with introductory information about child sexual abuse. This introductory information will include:

  • Statistics and prevalence of CSA
  • Intersecting social contexts
  • Insight on risk factors and signs
  • Intro-level Neurobiology
  • Offender statistics and Groomer dynamics
  • How to handle a disclosure of sexual abuse
  • How to legally fulfill reporting duties as a Tennessee mandatory reporter
  • Community resourcing
  • Introduction to Trauma Exposure Response
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12/4/2020 - Virtual Stewards of Children

Event Date: 12/4/2020

10:00 am - 12:00 pm CST

Protecting children from sexual abuse is an adult's responsibility and requires bravery, knowledge, and skills. Register for the virtual Stewards of Children Training and learn how to prevent sexual abuse from happening.

To register and for more information please send an email to prevention@sacenter.org. The training will provide tools and support, including ways to spot the signs of abuse and how to react responsibly.