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Nov
30
Tue
STRIVE Virtual Morning Session
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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STRIVE is a free professional development program for individuals who struggle to secure or retain living-wage employment. Participants will define their career goals and gain the confidence to seek higher-paying jobs, negotiate higher wages, pursue continuing education or earn professional certification. We offer (3) sessions in each series on Tuesdays & Thursdays, morning, afternoon and evening.

Each series consists of 120 hours of classroom instruction, hands-on training and individual meetings with certified advisors to develop the professional habits and skills needed to succeed. Whether unemployed, underemployed or employed and looking for a professional development opportunity, STRIVE will get you where you want to go.

Registration is open now!

Learn More  Click to Apply!

STRIVE Virtual Afternoon Session
Nov 30 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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STRIVE is a free professional development program for individuals who struggle to secure or retain living-wage employment. Participants will define their career goals and gain the confidence to seek higher-paying jobs, negotiate higher wages, pursue continuing education or earn professional certification. We offer (3) sessions in each series on Tuesdays & Thursdays, morning, afternoon and evening.

Each series consists of 120 hours of classroom instruction, hands-on training and individual meetings with certified advisors to develop the professional habits and skills needed to succeed. Whether unemployed, underemployed or employed and looking for a professional development opportunity, STRIVE will get you where you want to go.

Registration is open now!

Learn More  Click to Apply!

Parenting the Love & Logic Way (Virtual)
Nov 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Parenting the Love & Logic Way

ADULTS SUPPORTING YOUTHS WITH CHALLENGING PASTS

Orange and white background silhouettes of two adults and two children. Reads "Parenting the Love and Logic, Supporting youths with challenging pasts.Tuesdays, 6 pm – 7:30 pm

Please call 765-423-1118 for information on upcoming virtual sessions!

This class is designed for parents, foster, or adoptive families and others serving children and teens who have experienced trauma. You will learn how to stay calm when your kids do upsetting things; help your kids learn from mistakes so they don’t repeat them; set enforceable limits; and avoid enabling and start empowering. It will help you gain powerful insights into how trauma affects the brain and the science behind healthy attachment. Facilitated by YWCA DVIPP’s Child Advocate, an independent facilitator and not an employee of the Love and Logic Institute.

Free to attend. No advance RSVP needed. Children’s groups are available at the same time for children age 4+. Childcare is available by request for adults attending groups.

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STRIVE Virtual Evening Session
Nov 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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STRIVE is a free professional development program for individuals who struggle to secure or retain living-wage employment. Participants will define their career goals and gain the confidence to seek higher-paying jobs, negotiate higher wages, pursue continuing education or earn professional certification. We offer (3) sessions in each series on Tuesdays & Thursdays, morning, afternoon and evening.

Each series consists of 120 hours of classroom instruction, hands-on training and individual meetings with certified advisors to develop the professional habits and skills needed to succeed. Whether unemployed, underemployed or employed and looking for a professional development opportunity, STRIVE will get you where you want to go.

Registration is open now!

Learn More  Click to Apply!

SUSPENDED – Children’s Group
Nov 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

UPDATE: All YWCA group programs and activities are suspended until further notice, per recommendations from public health officials and the CDC, in order to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. This includes Volleyball, Y-Dance, Pickle Ball, Basketball, Support Groups, and any other group event or activity reserved by others at YWCA.

Children’s Groups

YWCA Children’s Groups center on developing social skills, building tools for identifying and managing emotions, as well as promoting mental health. Each week focuses on a different theme that is taught through age-friendly activities, discussion and real world examples. Children’s Groups are open to anyone, and are held during adult support groups.

Free to attend. No advance RSVP needed. Childcare for younger children is available by request for adults attending groups.safe zone graphic. Inverted rainbow triangle. We welcome all sexual orientations, gender expressions and gender identities in our programs.

 

Dec
1
Wed
Empower! (Virtual)
Dec 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Empower!

black and white photo of a woman laughing, looking off camera. someone has their hand on her shoulder. Text says "Empower!"Wednesdays 6 pm – 7 pm

Sign up to participate in Empower! in a virtual setting!

This educational workshop works with survivors of domestic and sexual violence who want to learn about the cycle of violence, power and control, and who want to develop some techniques to help with survivorship. Topics include self-talk, red flags, communications styles, financial empowerment, and more. Empower! is facilitated by YWCA DVIPP’s on-staff therapist.

Free to attend. No advance RSVP needed. Children’s groups are available at the same time for children age 4+. Childcare is available by request for adults attending groups.

safe zone graphic. Inverted rainbow triangle. We welcome all sexual orientations, gender expressions and gender identities in our programs.

SUSPENDED- Children’s Group
Dec 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

UPDATE: All YWCA group programs and activities are suspended until further notice, per recommendations from public health officials and the CDC, in order to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. This includes Volleyball, Y-Dance, Pickle Ball, Basketball, Support Groups, and any other group event or activity reserved by others at YWCA.

Children’s Groups

YWCA Children’s Groups center on developing social skills, building tools for identifying and managing emotions, as well as promoting mental health. Each week focuses on a different theme that is taught through age-friendly activities, discussion and real world examples. Children’s Groups are open to anyone, and are held during adult support groups.

Free to attend. No advance RSVP needed. Childcare for younger children is available by request for adults attending groups.safe zone graphic. Inverted rainbow triangle. We welcome all sexual orientations, gender expressions and gender identities in our programs.

 

Dec
2
Thu
STRIVE Virtual Morning Session
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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STRIVE is a free professional development program for individuals who struggle to secure or retain living-wage employment. Participants will define their career goals and gain the confidence to seek higher-paying jobs, negotiate higher wages, pursue continuing education or earn professional certification. We offer (3) sessions in each series on Tuesdays & Thursdays, morning, afternoon and evening.

Each series consists of 120 hours of classroom instruction, hands-on training and individual meetings with certified advisors to develop the professional habits and skills needed to succeed. Whether unemployed, underemployed or employed and looking for a professional development opportunity, STRIVE will get you where you want to go.

Registration is open now!

Learn More  Click to Apply!

STRIVE Virtual Afternoon Session
Dec 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

light geometric background with the words Strive in capital letters followed by Powered by Google

STRIVE is a free professional development program for individuals who struggle to secure or retain living-wage employment. Participants will define their career goals and gain the confidence to seek higher-paying jobs, negotiate higher wages, pursue continuing education or earn professional certification. We offer (3) sessions in each series on Tuesdays & Thursdays, morning, afternoon and evening.

Each series consists of 120 hours of classroom instruction, hands-on training and individual meetings with certified advisors to develop the professional habits and skills needed to succeed. Whether unemployed, underemployed or employed and looking for a professional development opportunity, STRIVE will get you where you want to go.

Registration is open now!

Learn More  Click to Apply!

Expressions Healing Art Group (Virtual)
Dec 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Expressions

A photograph of a cup holding various color pencils and brushes, below it reads Expressions healing art groupThursdays 6 – 7:30 pm

Sign up to participate in Expressions in a virtual setting!

This healing art group is a safe space for survivors of trauma. Every healing art workshop is a Window of Time during which participants are invited to express themselves creatively and authentically. Simultaneous workshops for adults and kids allow survivors of all ages to participate. Expressions is facilitated by staff trained in the A Window Between Worlds model, and is not offered as art therapy. Learn more here!

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YWCA Greater Lafayette does not discriminate in the delivery of services or benefits based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation and gender identity.