What’s YOUR Why?
Whether you want to find out what is missing, plant a seed of change, or develop a holistic approach to being the change you wish to see, you must first identify your WHY.
For some it is transforming company culture, for others increasing safety, and for some it is gaining the skills to become a community leader. Once we help you clarify what drives you in setting these goals and objectives we can customize an action plan for reaching them.
Military Professional Development Programs
When it comes to professional development you want to get the most positive and impactful experience for your command. We offer transformative and cutting edge workshops, trainings, keynotes, and consulting packages. Below are some of our signature programs for organizational leadership, development, and compliance.
Every training is then modified and customized to YOUR unique needs and audience and can be delivered online or on- site.
The following are signature — training programs offered by The National Center for Equity and Agency. All of the following can be offered as half or full-day workshops or modified to be keynote addresses.
Our training programs are all customized to each audience, interactive, and strategically designed to be research-informed and action oriented. This are only a sampling of what we offer, please feel free to inquire about additional offerings.
One of our most sought-after courses looks at the foundational pieces of trauma-informed care. This class explores trauma focused language and holistic practices to educate military professionals on how to best utilize these techniques for their command.
The Untouchables; Working with Offenders
This workshop will address the complexity of SAPR's evolution since The Invisible War the #MeToo movement and explores where the future of prevention education has yet to go. This workshop will focus on how to provide restorative practices for offenders and the myriad of ways that restorative justice amplifies victims' voices.
Creating Consent Cultures: 4 Conversations We Aren’t Having and Must
This workshop aims to explore beyond the identified problems of sexual assault and seek solutions. Participants will learn about consent culture in action, describe cross-cultural perspectives on consent, and define the meaning of restorative justice for sexual offenders.
Evolving from#MeToo; Sexual Harassment Prevention in the Workplace
This presentation looks at a variety of approaches, including executive coaching, for preventing and remediating in cases of sexual harassment. We will discuss effective prevention, liability awareness, and impactful tools for addressing incidents. We believe that the more informative and proactive planning, the less reactive and vulnerable an organization is. Participants will be able to identify and explain what sexual harassment and what it isn’t and they will be able to describe tools for prevention and response that are research- informed.
Now What? life after trauma and gently healing from within
The class is for survivors looking to understand their trauma, identify their unique pathway to healing, and actionable exercises to work toward a place of hope and restoration from within. This class explores beyond the immediate services and responses of sexual assault and offers a longitudinal pathway to healing and recovery.
Exodus through education; My Survivor Story
In this seminar, Dr. McGuire combines her expertise with first-hand accounts to deliver an educational seminar to empower service members in combining their roles as service members and identities beyond their active duty lives.
Not Just a Women’s Issue; Engaging Men
With all the awareness that has been done about sexual violence people still think of it as an issue impacting only women. Men often feel portrayed as potential perpetrators and male victims are often erased. In this workshop we discuss how to create gender inclusive and gender responsive discussions, inclusion of male and non-binary victims, and why make interpersonal violence gender expansive is
Queering Victim Advocacy
Survivors do not fit into a box, their identities and experiences greatly impact their ability to access resources and receive support from SAPR services. The LGBTQ, community has a long history of being further marginalized and traumatized when reporting abuse. In this presentation, we will explore how LGBTQ communities experience sexual and domestic violence, the unique barriers they face in getting resources, and how to build personal and organizational practices that build bridges for LGBTQ survivors.
Trauma-Informed Care In Action; Beyond Trauma 101
So you have taken trauma-informed care (TIC) basics courses but feel like you are still stuck on what to do next. What does TIC look like in daily life and how and when do you use it? In this three-part series, we explore beyond the 101 information to dive deeper into multiple theories on trauma and how to bring TIC practices into your personal and professional life. Participants leave with skills that focus on understanding the neurology of trauma, types of trauma, ACE scores, Spoon Theory, how to communicate in a TIC way, and personal reflection for ongoing growth and praxis.
Preaching Past the Choir; Overcoming Resistance to SAPR & Diversity Initiatives
With diversity and SAPR initiatives taking center stage, there is a flipside to these advances- the pushback that comes with them from adversarial sources. Why do some people seem to feel defensive or dismissive about such important conversations? How do we bring those who feel resistant along on the inclusion journey? By understanding the psychology of resistance and finding tools for building bridges we can create inroads for long-term and lasting change.
ask me anything
This workshop brings fun and ease to the trickiest of topics with the backing of subject matter expertise. With both confident question submission and open dialogue service members can have a free and safe space to talk about all the things they wish they knew from a trauma-informed and culturally humble lens.