Sexual Violence Awareness Week 6th-10th February – RASA Merseyside timetable

News Newsletter - 26 January 2023

RASA (Rape and Sexual Abuse Support) Merseyside is running a programme of events for Sexual Violence Awareness Week, 6th-10th February.

See below for more information about what’s on at RASA Merseyside or download the full timetable (Word document) here: Sexual Violence Awareness Week Schedule 2023 final

Daily 6th-10th Feb

During Sexual Violence Awareness week, we are going to be hosting RASA Virtual Drop-ins every day.  There will be a session for professionals and one for the general public.  This will be an opportunity for you to ask any questions in relation to sexual violence or find out more about what we do.  If you have any questions but are not able to attend any of these sessions, please call the office on 0151 558 1801 or e-mail [email protected] or you can view our website

Monday 6th Feb

  • 11.30-12.30 – Yoga
    Helen will be running a 60 minute yoga class focusing on poses that promote a sense of strength and empowerment.  The session will conclude with a relaxation focusing on releasing tension from the body.  This session is limited to 5 places.
    If you would like to book a place, email [email protected].
  • 2pm-4pm – Activism Afternoon
    Come and join Lorraine, Lisa and Emma as we make banners/plaques for the Million Women Rise march (which will be in London Saturday March 4th). THINK EMPOWERMENT, JUSTICE, ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!! END SEXUAL VIOLENCE! If you have something to say on the matter, do not sit in silence,  we want to make a powerful statement, bring your own materials although some bits and bobs will be provided and refreshments. It will be a afternoon of fun in a supportive environment
  • 2pm-3pm – Pre-Trial Therapy/Note Keeping Workshop
    This session provides important information for professional working with clients who are involved in the criminal justice process.
    Vicky Green is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
    Join Zoom Meeting:
    Meeting ID: 829 7730 6157
    Passcode: 525969
  • 7pm – Clinical Hypnotherapy for young people
    Unit 2-3 Stella Nova L20 4TZ
    Jan is hosting a session of deep relaxation to help teenagers who are experiencing anxiety. Clinical hypnotherapy is a deep state of relaxation, during the session you will learn ways to cope with and control anxiety.
    Message Jan on 07592 949 943 to book a place.

Tuesday 7th Feb

Wednesday 8th Feb

  • 9.30-10.30am – Responding to disclosures
    This training workshop is specifically for services that are looking to support survivors appropriately, gaining an understanding with regards to what sexual violence is, how it impacts the individual and how they may present due to their experiences and best practice with how to respond to any disclosures made. This training has been delivered to various services including Universities, Social Services, NHS and other support services, the training provides an overview of the following:

    • What is Sexual Violence
    • The barriers to disclosure
    • Responding to Disclosure
    • Impact of Sexual Violence
    • Window of Tolerance
    • Impact on the worker / Self Care
    Meeting ID: 830 6834 2291
    Passcode: 488589

  • 2pm-3pm – MSB Solicitors Drop-In
    Join Eamonn head of Personal Injuries department for advice and support regarding any criminal injury claims.  Amelia from the family department will also be available to answer any queries regarding family law.
    This is an excellent opportunity for members of the public and professionals to access free legal advice.
  • 6pm – Help your mind and body recover from trauma (teens)
    Join Vanessa to find out how to help your mind and body recover from trauma. (teens)
    Join Zoom Meeting:
    Meeting ID: 861 3360 9473
    Passcode: 592005
  • 7.30pm-10pm – Quiz Night

    This was an absolute blast year. Max team numbers of 6 tickets can be purchased via the link below.
    Event: The soon to be famous quiz
    Location: Ten Streets Social ,8 Regent Road, L3 7BX
    Time: 7.30-10pm
    Tickets: £3