Genesis House facilitates a support group every Tuesday night from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. To provide victims and surviors of domestic violence a safe place to meet and share their experinces, share ideas, and provide emotional support to one another. Shavonda Jones facilitates our support group activities and Amanda Gore coordinates the children's activities. Speakers from area community service agencies are encouraged to participate in workshops or support groups being conducted throughout the year. We are currently working on workshops that will include: Cooking (30 minute meals), Money Management, Job Readiness, Order of Protections, Introduction to the Court Process and more.
If you would like to attend support group or if you are interested in speaking at a support group/workshop, please contact us at 931-526-5197. Please call us for support group location and directions.
Light refreshments will be provided by Chartwell's at each support group
March 7 - Co-Dependency & Self Esteem
March 14 - UT Extension Cooking Class
March 21 - Guest Speaker, Andrea Pino (7:00 PM at Derry Berry Hall at TTU)
Andrea L. Pino is an undergraduate student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), pursuing a B.A. in Political Science and English. A first generation college student from Miami, Florida, she studies gender violence, Title IX, psychology, and mental health through her independent academic research and minor in Women and Gender Studies. Although a long time advocate against sexual violence, Andrea began focusing her research on the national prevalence of college sexual violence and trauma induced illness, after she was raped by a fellow UNC student her second year in college.
Andrea is involved in various areas of university life, and has worked extensively in residence life, student advocacy, and student safety. She is a passionate sexual assault prevention educator, and works on student-focused programming in areas of bystander education, healthy relationships, and mental health. Post-graduation, Andrea hopes to delve deeper in her work and research on sexual violence and trauma induced illness, and hopes to pursue a joint J.D./Ph.D to study the neurobiological effects of trauma, and how they intersect with policy and law, specifically Title IX. (Huffington Post)
March 28 - Yoga Class with Lori Simms