24-Hour Hotline: 434-977-7273
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SARA offers a variety of training and workshops for your organization, business or group. Call our office at 434-295-7273 for information concerning any upcoming community workshops and/or events.

Training Request Form

If you would like SARA staff to provide a training for your organization or group, please help us by submitting a training request form. This will help us plan and better meet your needs. If you have any questions, please call us at 434-295-7273. If you are a student who would like to meet with a staff member, please call the office rather than complete this form.

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Below are explanations of the two main types of training opportunities we offer. Our training topics are not limited to these examples, and we are able to customize trainings to meet the needs of the audience.

Prevention Training: Prevention training would be most appropriate for audiences wishing to learn about topics used within the Primary Prevention Model. The training is intended to empower audience members with knowledge and skills that will help prevent sexual abuse before it happens. Example topics might include: Bystander intervention, Healthy relationships, What you can do to prevent sexual assault or abuse, and Consent---what is it? How do we recognize it?

Intervention Training: Intervention training would be most appropriate for audiences wishing to learn how to respond to individuals who have already experienced a sexual assault/abuse. The training is intended to empower audience members with the knowledge and skills needed to best respond to an individual who discloses that she/he has experienced a sexual assault/abuse or needs support. Example topics might include: Crisis Intervention 101 for School Counselors, What Healthcare Professionals Need To Know, and How to Best Support Your Loved One.


Upcoming Events

Teen Resilience Group
Oct 27 2020 -
04:30PM -
Hotline Volunteer Training
Oct 28 2020 - Oct 28 2020
06:30PM - 08:00PM
Empowerment Group for Adults
Oct 29 2020 - Oct 29 2020
06:00PM - 07:00PM
Hotline Volunteer Training
Oct 30 2020 - Oct 30 2020
06:30PM - 08:00PM
Hotline Volunteer Training
Nov 02 2020 - Nov 02 2020
06:30PM - 08:00PM

About SARA

The mission of the Sexual Assault Resource Agency (SARA) is to eliminate sexual violence and its impact by providing education, advocacy and support to men, women and children. Our vision is a community free from sexual violence.

Communities Served

We are located in Charlottesville, Virginia and serve:

  • City of Charlottesville
  • Albemarle County
  • Louisa County
  • Nelson County
  • Fluvanna County
  • Greene County

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 Charlottesville, Virginia

 24-Hour Hotline: 434-977-7273
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