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RISE Caregiver Support & Empowerment Group

Caregivers of Commercially Sexually Exploited Children (CSEC) or high-risk youth are invited to an 6-week Support and Empowerment Program, where they will learn about various topics related to their child’s experience as well as practice skills and strategies for creating a positive and supportive environment for themselves and their child. Get a copy of the flyer here and a schedule here.

TOPICS

Week 1: Introduction to RISE Group/ Self-Care and Secondary Trauma

Week 2: What is Human Trafficking?

Week 3: Trauma Triggers and Coping Strategies

Week 4: Understanding Adolescent Development & Building Resilience in Teens

Week 5: Behavioral Parenting Strategies: Teens and Social Media; Teens and Running

Away

Week 6: Behavioral Parenting Strategies: Teens and Healthy Relationships

CAREGIVER SUPPORT AND EMPOWERMENT MEETINGS

Meetings begin on Monday, September 23, 2019 and will be held every Monday for 6 weeks

  • Free dinner for parents and their children

  • Free on-site childcare is available from the New Orleans Family Justice Center

  • Case management and referrals are available for caregivers and family members

RISE CAREGIVER SUPPORT & EMPOWERMENT GROUP FOR CAREGIVERS OF CSEC AND HIGH-RISK YOUTH

Caregivers of Commercially Sexually Exploited Children (CSEC) or high-risk youth are invited to an 6-week Support and Empowerment Program, where they will learn about various topics related to their child’s experience as well as practice skills and strategies for creating a positive and supportive environment for themselves and their child.

Calendar:

5:30pm- 7:30pm on Monday nights

Monday, September 23, 2019

Monday, September 30, 2019

Monday, October 7, 2019 

Monday, October 14, 2019 

Monday, October 21, 2019 

Monday, October 28, 2019 

HOW DO I REGISTER?

Complete the attached RISE Registration Form and submit it to Samantha Sahl, RISE Initiative Coordinator (Phone: (504)658-9526 or E-mail: samantha.sahl@nola.gov) or Keva Carr, Children’s Counselor (Phone: (504) 503-0877 or E-mail: kcarr@nofjc.org)

Earlier Event: September 23
Community Awareness Committee Meeting
Later Event: September 24
Training & Evaluation Committee Meeting