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PEGaSUS Psycho-Educational Group for Survivors of Sexual Assault

This is a 10-week program designed for students of all genders who have experienced sexual assault
  • When Sep 19, 2019 04:00 PM to Apr 02, 2020 05:30 PM (America/Toronto / UTC-400)
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Session Topics:

Week One – Effects of Sexual Assault
Week Two – Fear and Anger
Week Three – Sadness and Grief
Week Four – Shame, Guilt and Self Blame
Week Five – Managing Triggers and Flashbacks
Week Six – Healthy Coping and Self-Care
Week Seven – Self Esteem, Boundaries and Assertiveness
Week Eight – Intimacy, Sexuality and Body Image
Week Nine – Resilience, Hope and Empowerment
Week Ten – Social Connection and Support System

YOU ARE NOT ALONE.
YOU HAVE RESILIENCE AND PERSONAL POWER

Interested in joining the group?
Send an email to Hagar Akua Prah at prahh@mcmaster.ca with your name and preference for the fall or winter group. You will be provided the location of the group once you have checked in with
the facilitator. Note that the groups are open and can be joined at any point.

PEGaSUS offers you…
• A supportive space open to students of all genders
• A confidential space to connect with others through mutual support and group education
• An opportunity to recognize your strengths, build resilience, and work towards self-empowerment

Two available terms (Thursdays, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.)
Fall Term: September 19 to November 28, 2019
Winter Term: January 23 to April 2, 2020

Facilitators:

  • Lead Facilitator: Hagar Akua Prah, M.Ed., R.S.W.
    Consultant on Sexual Violence Prevention and Response, Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Office (SVPRO)

  • Co-Facilitator: Tolulope Ojo, M.A.
    Sexual Violence Prevention Education
    Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Office (SVPRO)