Awareness Events

Fall Semester 2019


Making Connections: Growing & Nurturing Relationships

Session 1: "Roots of Healthy Relationships"

Thursday, September 5th at 12:15-1:15 pm, Allbritton 311

Session 2: "Growing Together: Negotiating Consent & Boundaries"

Friday, September 13th at 12:15-1:15 pm, Allbritton 311

Session 3: "Tending to Self & Others”

Thursday, September 19th, 12:15-1:15 in Allbritton 311

Join the SACE Office/CAPS for a 3-part discussion series over lunch exploring themes of communication, consent, boundaries, and self-care in the different relationships we have in our lives. Attendance is open and drop-in, so come to one or all sessions!

 Wellness Month: Sleep for Trauma Survivors

Friday, September 20th, 12:15-1:15 pm, Boger 114

The SACE Director & Director of WesWell will facilitate a discussion on negotiating sleep for trauma survivors. A review of the neurobiology of trauma and physiology of sleep, sleep hygiene techniques, and resources for support will be offered. Join us for lunch and discussion!

 WESupports Survivors Training

Starting Wednesday, September 25th at 4:30-5:30 pm, Office of Religious & Spiritual Life Lounge

Join the SACE Director & CAPS Director for a 6-session dialogue event is on integrating tools of trauma-informed care into our everyday life, and specifically honing skills to hold space for survivors and connect them to resources.


Supportive Healing Space for Survivors

Starting Tuesday, October 1st, 6:30-7:30 pm, Davison Health Center, Solarium

Join the SACE Director & Women & Families Center Campus Advocate for an 8-session healing space designed to offer student-survivors the opportunity to engage in open dialogue and support, self-care, and h healing following experiences of interpersonal violence. This supportive healing space has rolling, open-enrollment, where drop-in attendance is welcome. It is open to anyone who identifies as a survivor of interpersonal violence.


Fall Semester 2018


Wellness Experience Events

Coffee with Johanna

Tuesday, September 11th, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, Usdan Cafe

Learn more about options for survivors of interpersonal violence, some tools for emotional self-care, or just stop by to introduce yourself. 

Creative Journaling Workshop

Thursday, September 13th, 1:00 - 3:00 pm, Usdan 110

Come to this interactive workshop, where we will practice different techniques of creative journaling as tools of emotional self-care. Journals, markers, colored pencils, and rulers will be provided!

Relationship Checklist

How healthy is your relationship? Are you concerned about the health of someone else's relationship? Take this platonic relationship screener or healthy relationships screener checklist to find out. 


Womxn@Wes Domestic Violence Awareness Month Training: Domestic Violence and the Workplace

Wednesday, October 17th, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, Usdan 108

This workshop for faculty and staff will discuss domestic violence in the workplace. Domestic violence will be defined, types of abuse discussed, and red flags for intervention will be identified. Learn how you can support your colleagues, whom may also identify as survivors, and the resources available to them. 


Know Your Survivor Advocate Panel Discussion

Wednesday, November 14th, 12:00- 1:00 pm South College B2/B3 

Looking to to learn more about the survivor support resources on campus and in the Middletown community? Join us for snacks and a panel discussion with representatives from the Wesleyan SACE Office, New Horizons, and the Women & Families Center. This event is open to the full Wesleyan community, so faculty, staff, and students are welcome to attend.

Workshop on Consent & Relationships

Tuesday, November 27th, 7:30-8:30 pm, Usdan 110

Join the SACE Director and Women & Families Center Campus Advocate for a conversation about consent—what it is, what it means to students, and how to negotiate conversations around giving and receiving consent. Snacks will be provided!


Title IX Comment Writing Event

Thursday, December 6th, 4:00-7:00 pm, Downey House Lounge

Join us for a "drop-in event" to get information about submitting your own individual comments to the Department of Education, following the recent release of proposed Title IX regulations. Pizza will be served until we run out


Spring Semester 2019


New Bystander Program Demo & Call for Facilitators

Wednesday, February 6th, 4:30-6:30 pm, Usdan 108

Read more about this exciting opportunity on the SACE Blog: 

Stalking Awareness Program

Wednesday, February 20th, 4:30-6:00 pm, Usdan 108

Co-sponsored by PSAFE and the SACE Office, Lt. Verrillo and Johanna DeBari, SACE Director will lead a workshop on the dynamics of stalking on college campuses, identifying red flags, and resources for care and support. 



For updates on events happening with the SACE Office and/or other campus stakeholders, contact the SACE Director to be added to the SACE Listserv.