Survivor Solidarity Month Book Reading List

Hi Everyone, I hope this note finds y’all well and finding time to care for yourselves amidst these stressful times. As a part of Survivor Solidarity Month, below is a list of books curated by Angie Makomenaw, Mental Health Education and Prevention Coordinator in CAPS. If you’re looking for resources on scholarship, advocacy, and narratives … Read more

4/17 Navigating Survivor Care & Support at Wes

Join us for a presentation by representatives from on and off-campus resources supporting survivors of interpersonal violence at Wesleyan. This presentation is open to admitted students and parents, to gather information for themselves or others. Come learn more about your community of care, at 11 am EST Friday, April 17th!

Know Your Title IX Resources

Know your rights, resources, and options in navigating support both on and off campus under Title IX, even in our new reality of social-distancing and distance-learning! What is Title IX? A federal law passed in 1972 challenging gender-based discrimination in an education program or activity. It applies to all educational institutions who receive federal funds … Read more

Neurobiology of Trauma

Based on how trauma affects our brains and bodies, how a survivor recounts their narrative may not be exactly how we expect. For this reason, it’s important to think about the neurobiological impacts of trauma, and how this will inform how a survivor may share their narrative and connect to their experience. Brain Anatomy When … Read more

3/31 “Trauma-Informed Support in the Virtual Classroom”

Hi Everyone, Professor Serena S. Witzke and I are co-facilitating a webinar entitled “Trauma Informed Support in the Virtual Classroom” next Tuesday, March 31st from 12:15-1:15 pm via Zoom. We will discuss thoughts on presenting potentially traumatic material with empathy, how to be sensitive to trauma in the virtual classroom environment, and resources for your students and yourselves. To … Read more

SACE Office Update

Hi Everyone, I hope this note finds y’all safe and well. In navigating the impacts of COVID-19, the SACE Office has moved to working remotely for the remainder of the semester. With this, myself and the SACE Intern, Asiyah, are still available to provide support and consultations via email for all students. We’re here to … Read more