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SOWK 425: Group Curriculum

Surviving CSA: Psycho-Educational Group

To empower young adult women, and inform them on the topic of CSA.

Our Purpose: To educate women of this vulnerable population about beneficial coping strategies to navigate the effects of surviving CSA in Ghana.

Geographic areaAccra, Kumasi, & Cape Coast of Ghana
PopulationGhanaian young adult women, survivors of CSA
DescriptionThrough six closed sessions, the group will discuss setting group context, then delve into introspective narration of trauma through victim role, process and restructure of internalizations, building healthy coping strategies, determining and seeking support systems, and defining personal posttraumatic growth.
RationaleTo help Ghanaian young adult women survivors of CSA through providing a stigma-limited environment to process their trauma and define posttraumatic growth.