Fall 2021 Groups and Workshops

Center for Survivors staff are proud to offer groups as a way to hold space for survivors and gather together in community. Each group is unique and tailored, please see below for a description of the most current group offerings. 

Community Connect Group Flyer

Community Connect 

Join us for Community Connect on Wednesdays from 12-1!

Community Connect is a drop-in virtual support group focused on building community and fostering connections among fellow survivors. Open to all survivors of sexual violence, including MSU students, faculty, staff, and community members. 

Questions? Contact Christie Schichtel at schicht3@msu.edu.

Fill out the Registration Form

Fresh Air, Fresh Perspectives: An Ecotherapy Group

This six-week group on Thursdays from 1-2:30pm is for student Survivors and Co-Survivors and will provide an opportunity for discussion, mindfulness, and connection while enjoying autumn on campus.  Feel free to contact Windi at sterli28@msu.edu with any questions.

Register Here

Healing Through Yoga

Joing us for Healing Through Yoga on Thursdays from 3-4PM. 

A drop-in trauma informed yoga practice to promote healing and wellness.  This class will take place in person, outdoors as weather allows and move to virtual when needed.  This class is open to students, faculty, staff and community members.  All levels of practice welcome.

Register Here

Questions?  Contact nelsenca@msu.edu

Crafternoon 

On Friday October 15 from 1-3pm, take an afternoon to relax and enjoy crafts while connecting with fellow survivors & cosurvivors in a comfortable environment. Materials and crafts provided, and no artistic skills required. 

Questions? Contact Christie at schicht3@msu.edu or Sarah at ghazals1@msu.edu

Register Here

Supporting Survivors Workshop  

Receiving a disclosure can feel intimidating if you don’t know how best to respond. This workshop will give participants a background on sexual violence dynamics and discuss different tools that can be used when supporting someone. Topics will include: active listening, believing survivors, busting myths, and supportive communication.

This workshop will include 4, 1 hour live zoom sessions that will each focus on different topics.

Register Here

Questions? Contact Kathryn at naberkat@msu.edu