CCASA facilitates a variety of workshops for adults as well as for children and youth on the topics of sexual assault, sexual abuse, and sexual harassment. Workshops are available to organizations or community members in groups of 10 or more.

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Workshops For Adults

These workshops are offered to participants who are 18+ years of age. They are facilitated free of charge, and the time and location are flexible to accommodate participants’ needs. Workshops can be hosted at the CCASA offices or at a public location.

For more information and to book any of the workshops listed below, please contact us.

Online Child Sexual Abuse Awareness
3 hours

No prior knowledge required / Available Online or In Person

This workshop provides a look into the nuances of child sexual abuse in online platforms and provides insights to keep children safe as they navigate the online world. This workshop aims to provide information, resources and a space to have some difficult conversations. This workshop is intended for parents/caregivers or professionals working with children and youth from ages 5 to 18.

Topics include:

  • How to have conversations about online awareness
  • Facts and definitions
  • How to support children and youth as they navigate the infinite web

This workshop provides a look into the nuances of child sexual abuse in online platforms and provides insights to keep children safe as they navigate the online world. This workshop aims to provide information, resources and a space to have some difficult conversations. This workshop is intended for parents/caregivers or professionals working with children and youth from ages 5 to 18.

Topics include:

  • How to have conversations about online awareness
  • Facts and definitions
  • How to support children and youth as they navigate the infinite web
Child Sexual Abuse and Responding to Disclosures
3 hours

No prior knowledge required / Available Online or In Person

Want to know more about child sexual abuse and how to respond to a child or youth who tells you about it? Participants will leave more informed about child sexual abuse, equipped with skills to respond, and with an understanding of why positive, supportive responses are so vital.

Topics include:

  • Supportive responses and a variety of other concepts
  • Reporting obligations
  • Facts about child sexual abuse

Want to know more about child sexual abuse and how to respond to a child or youth who tells you about it? Participants will leave more informed about child sexual abuse, equipped with skills to respond, and with an understanding of why positive, supportive responses are so vital.

Topics include:

  • Supportive responses and a variety of other concepts
  • Reporting obligations
  • Facts about child sexual abuse
Finally, People Are Talking… For Parents and Caregivers
3 hours

No prior knowledge required / Available Online or In Person

Looking for tools that will help you to have difficult, yet important, conversations about child sexual abuse with the children in your life or at work? We’re here to help.

Participants will leave with increased:

  • Knowledge of child sexual abuse
  • Supportive responses to a child who has experienced child sexual abuse
  • Tools to start the conversation about child sexual abuse with children

Looking for tools that will help you to have difficult, yet important, conversations about child sexual abuse with the children in your life or at work? We’re here to help.

Participants will leave with increased:

  • Knowledge of child sexual abuse
  • Supportive responses to a child who has experienced child sexual abuse
  • Tools to start the conversation about child sexual abuse with children
Intimate Partner Sexual Violence
3 hours

No prior knowledge required / Available Online or In Person

This workshop examines the intersection of sexual violence and domestic violence, and how to provide support to anyone impacted.

Participants will gain an understanding of:

  • The tools for providing a supportive and empathetic response
  • The ability to identify barriers in supporting someone’s decisions
  • The history, perceptions, and complexity of intimate partner sexual violence

This workshop examines the intersection of sexual violence and domestic violence, and how to provide support to anyone impacted.

Participants will gain an understanding of:

  • The tools for providing a supportive and empathetic response
  • The ability to identify barriers in supporting someone’s decisions
  • The history, perceptions, and complexity of intimate partner sexual violence
Men & Sexual Violence
3 hours

No prior knowledge required / Available Online or In Person

This workshop is for anyone who is interested in being a part of the ever-growing conversation about men and masculinity.

We will delve into the reasons that men are responsible for the majority of sexual violence with a close examination of societal standards and expectations of masculinity.

Participants will gain the tools to identify, critique, and intervene in the harmful messages about masculinity that contribute to sexual violence.

This workshop is for anyone who is interested in being a part of the ever-growing conversation about men and masculinity.

We will delve into the reasons that men are responsible for the majority of sexual violence with a close examination of societal standards and expectations of masculinity.

Participants will gain the tools to identify, critique, and intervene in the harmful messages about masculinity that contribute to sexual violence.

Rethinking Prevention
3 hours

No prior knowledge required / Available Online or In Person

It’s time to talk about true prevention. In this workshop, we explore the harmful history of safety tips and focus instead on effective strategies for sexual violence prevention.

Participants will gain an understanding of:

  • The impact of ‘safety tips’ and a new prevention lens
  • The difference between sexual assault prevention and sexual assault avoidance

It’s time to talk about true prevention. In this workshop, we explore the harmful history of safety tips and focus instead on effective strategies for sexual violence prevention.

Participants will gain an understanding of:

  • The impact of ‘safety tips’ and a new prevention lens
  • The difference between sexual assault prevention and sexual assault avoidance
Sexual Assault and Responding to Disclosures
3 hours

No prior knowledge required / Available Online or In Person

This workshop provides a look into the nuances of child sexual abuse in online platforms and provides insights to keep children safe as they navigate the online world. This workshop aims to provide information, resources and a space to have some difficult conversations. This workshop is intended for parents/caregivers or professionals working with children and youth from ages 5 to 18.

Topics include:

  • How to have conversations about online awareness
  • Facts and definitions
  • How to support children and youth as they navigate the infinite web

This workshop provides a look into the nuances of child sexual abuse in online platforms and provides insights to keep children safe as they navigate the online world. This workshop aims to provide information, resources and a space to have some difficult conversations. This workshop is intended for parents/caregivers or professionals working with children and youth from ages 5 to 18.

Topics include:

  • How to have conversations about online awareness
  • Facts and definitions
  • How to support children and youth as they navigate the infinite web
Sexual Violence and Anti Oppressive Practice
3 hours

No prior knowledge required / Available Online or In Person

This workshop examines the root causes of sexual violence and what it means to apply an anti-oppressive lens to this work. Through discussion, conversation, and an exploration of complex concepts that are the foundation of sexual violence, participants will be able to gain new tools to apply to their work and/or deepen their understanding of tools they’re already using.

This workshop will include opportunities for participants to:

  • Their own lived experience in this world
  • The root causes of sexual violence
  • Self-reflect on their own perspectives and the work they do

This workshop examines the root causes of sexual violence and what it means to apply an anti-oppressive lens to this work. Through discussion, conversation, and an exploration of complex concepts that are the foundation of sexual violence, participants will be able to gain new tools to apply to their work and/or deepen their understanding of tools they’re already using.

This workshop will include opportunities for participants to:

  • Their own lived experience in this world
  • The root causes of sexual violence
  • Self-reflect on their own perspectives and the work they do
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CCASA Services Workshop

This one hour presentation will provide participants with greater understanding of CCASA’s impact in the community, the values that drive our work, and the meaningful outcomes supporting those affected by sexual violence.

Multi-Session Programs for Adults

Man Enough?™ – 8-week program
3 hour session, once per week

No prior knowledge required / Available Online or In Person

A common question that men face: “are you man enough?”. It’s a question that often has boys or men challenging the ‘manliness’ of their peers and encouraging them to measure up to a stereotypical idea of what a man should be. In this 8-week program, men will have the opportunity to explore what it means to be a “man”. Participants are encouraged to examine attitudes and beliefs that contribute to gender inequality and embrace the power they have to influence a culture of change.

Topics include:

  • Male culture and media, and pornography
  • Men’s violence against women
  • Male privilege
  • Gender and healthy sexuality

A common question that men face: “are you man enough?”. It’s a question that often has boys or men challenging the ‘manliness’ of their peers and encouraging them to measure up to a stereotypical idea of what a man should be. In this 8-week program, men will have the opportunity to explore what it means to be a “man”. Participants are encouraged to examine attitudes and beliefs that contribute to gender inequality and embrace the power they have to influence a culture of change.

Topics include:

  • Male culture and media, and pornography
  • Men’s violence against women
  • Male privilege
  • Gender and healthy sexuality
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Children & Youth Education Programs

These workshops are offered to participants who are between 4 and 18 years of age.

Facilitated Discussions

CCASA’s Education & Training team also welcomes the opportunity to lead facilitated conversations on several topics related to sexual violence. These are often customized and tailored to your needs, and typically require a 2-hour timeslot.

Topics previously facilitated, include:

Request a facilitated discussion by contacting us today.

Booths & Special Events

You will often find CCASA at schools, conferences, and community events to raise awareness of sexual violence and our services.

Request a booth or CCASA’s involvement at your next event by contacting us.

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