Texas A&M University student leaders representing organizations from across campus will host renowned professional counselor and post-trauma counseling specialist Whitney Bliss for a discussion on supporting sexual assault survivors Thursday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. in Rudder Theatre.
The event titled “You Are Not Alone: Supporting Survivors of Sexual Assault and Harassment,” will cover the effects of trauma on both the brain and the nervous system as well as how the university and local community can support survivors.
“This program is designed to address concerns students have about how to support their friends and loved ones when they experience a traumatic event such as sexual assault or harassment,” Morgan McMaster, executive vice president of programs for the MSC said. “Our goal is to empower students and community members to be allies and advocates for those who are vulnerable and unsure of what to do next.”
Following Bliss, the…
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