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STVM Counselors Hold Safety and Defense Workshop

Jan 11, 2018

On Tuesday, January 9th the STVM Counseling Department held a Safety and Self Defense Workshop for female STVM students and their mothers. Dr. Lisa Hinkleman, founder of  ROX (Ruling Our eXperiences), led this 2 hour workshop. Dr. Hinkleman covered safety and violence prevention strategies to help the group learn the skills and strategies necessary to stand up for themselves in all types of challenging or threatening situations. She also discussed awareness, trusting your intuition, ways to stand up for yourself, verbal self-defense and physical ways to defend yourself.