General Workshops

Every day we are surrounded by people who have experienced sexual trauma. It's important to recognize how this issue is impacting our families, workplaces, and community. Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands offers a variety of training sessions that can help groups better understand and prevent sexual violence.

  • Sexual Assault 101
  • Sexual Violence in the Media
  • Responding to Sexual Assault in the Faith-Based Community
  • Helping Hands: When Your Friend or Family Member is a Survivor of Sexual Assault
  • Overlap Between Sexual Assault and Teen Pregnancy
  • Correlation Between Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
  • The Neurobiology of Trauma
  • Common Traumatic Reactions Following a Sexual Assault
  • Trauma and Addiction
  • Language and Gender
  • Military Sexual Trauma
  • Sexual Violence in the LGBTQ Community
  • Polyvictimization
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Disabilities and Sexual Assault
  • Sexual Abuse in Elderly Populations
  • Intimate Partner Sexual Violence
  • Presenting to Youth
  • Training presentations customized to meet your unique needs

STSM employees are not just experts in issues related to sexual violence. Employees have vast knowledge in nonprofit and sexual assault agency best practices and models and are able to offer trainings on these areas. Trainings focused on nonprofit management include:

  • Crisis management and planning
  • Best practices for policies and procedures
  • Relationship building and collaborative teams
  • Program development
  • Grant writing
  • Fundraising
  • Social media campaigns
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Volunteer recruitment and retention
  • Building an effective volunteer program
  • Program evaluation and survey validity
  • Adult learning styles and effective adult learning
  • Using evidence-based treatment models
  • Compassion fatigue and burn out