Thriving, Not Just Surviving
Interested in Registering?
Thriving, Not Just Surviving is a free seven-week workshop series that pairs specialist-led workshops with impactful and reflective self-care activities to create an outlet and supportive community for survivors of interpersonal violence (sexual assault, dating/domestic violence, and stalking). This series is open to survivors of all identities from the UC Santa Barbara undergraduate and graduate communities!
Express Interest for Fall Quarter 2023 by October 12th!
Space is limited.
After filling out this interest form, you should receive an email within the next few days from a co-facilitator with information regarding the next steps.
The workshop series includes activities such as yoga and reiki, creative outlets and boundaries work to foster a tight-knit community and give survivors an essential toolkit of interactive coping and self-reflection skills that will help guide them in their healing journeys. This is not a space where participants share or discuss their past trauma, but instead a space where participants are united by their healing journeys. The undergraduate workshop series will be led by Thriving Initiative student co-facilitators, bringing in community specialists each week who will lead the group through a variety of intriguing and interactive workshops. The graduate-only group is hosted by UCSB Alumni co-facilitators.
All participants will be asked to agree to standards of group confidentiality to create a safe and welcoming space for healing, growth, and compassion for all. The workshops will be taking place Wednesday evenings in person groups, all materials will be provided free of cost. The exact time of the series will be shared with participants after registration. Please contact our Program Manager, Emma Wolters, at (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information about the program or ways to be involved.