Groups for adult females
Most CASAs will run a group or workshop when enough people register interest. Most groups are free of charge.
Adult Women Survivors Group
A support group for adult women survivors of childhood sexual assault.
Have you had some counselling but would now like to meet other women who might be facing similar issues as yourself? Adult Therapeutic Groups are held by CASAs at regular intervals throughout the year. The group setting is generally best suited to victim/survivors who have participated in individual counselling and are seeking an opportunity to take the next step in their recovery. Adult Therapeutic Groups are offered to small numbers of victim/survivors and supported with experienced facilitation.
Most groups are free of charge.
- Ballarat CASA
- CASA House
- Eastern CASA
- Goulburn Valley CASA
- Northern CASA
- South Eastern CASA
- South Western CASA
- Upper Murray CASA
- West CASA
This is an Art Therapy group for adult female survivors of sexual assault.
Never done anything like this before? Come and join in a nurturing and supportive group that will explore your thoughts and feelings through the use of various art mediums. Have a go and don't be afraid to have some fun.
Creative Expression - Adult Women Survivors
Discoveries is a group work program for women who have experienced child sexual assault. It is underpinned by feminist philosophy and uses narrative approaches. The topics cover a range of distressing impacts of child sexual assault including for example anger, self blame, secrecy and trust. It aims to challenge dominant social, cultural and personal stories about the effects of child sexual assault.
Family Violence Support Group
Mandala - Accelerated Trauma Recovery Group
Adult Women Survivors Group (Six Weeks)
Being creative can contribute to well being following trauma.
Moving on from Violence
New Beginnings Group
For women survivors of family violence. The focus of this group is on breaking down the isolation often felt by victims of family violence by meeting with other women who have had a similar experience. Many victim/survivors of family violence say they are confused about what happened to them in the abusive relationship.
The group addresses these feelings of confusion by providing an understanding to women about the how the daily interactions within abusive relationships takes away the women's power.
The groups give the women an opportunity to regain a sense of control in their own lives and move on.
SEA (Self Esteem and Assertiveness) Change Women's Group
Self-Empowerment Book Club
Sharing the Journey
Come and meet with other women, share experiences, gain support, all in a safe, nurturing and supportive environment.
Support Group for Adult Female Survivors of Recent Sexual Assault
Have you had some counselling but would now like to meet other women who might be facing similar issues as yourself?
Support Groups are held by CASAs at regular intervals throughout the year. The group setting is generally best suited to victim/survivors who have participated in individual counselling and are seeking an opportunity to take the next step in their recovery. Support Groups are offered to small numbers of victim/survivors (6-10) and facilitated by experienced Counsellor/Advocates.
Women Reclaiming Their Sexuality After Sexual Assault
The workshops are for women who have been sexually assaulted and have attended counselling.