Lotus is a program that explores creative expressions like painting, movement, music and more to build self-esteem, healthy relationships and resiliency. Lotus is designed for girls and young women who have experienced trauma such as physical/sexual abuse, harassment, dating violence or who have been impacted by domestic violence.
The Lotus program offers individual and/or group experiences at the YWRC designed to minimize the negative impact of abuse on participants’ bodies, minds and futures. The goal of this group is to guide clients to gain insight to their thoughts, feelings and behaviors while building resiliency, self-esteem, coping skills and healthy relationships.
- coping skills
- trauma-related issues
- healthy relationships
- exploring creative expression methods such as:
- sketching, drawing, painting
- mixed media
- creative movement, music
- coping skills
girls and young women 10 – 21 years
Time & Day
Dates and times vary dependent on client needs.
**For more information, contact Marcia at 515.244.4901 or via email.
Connections is an all year long, continuous educational program focused on issues such as anger management and impulse control. Connections is an ongoing therapeutic group.
This eight-week program is designed to help survivors of trauma reconnect with their bodies in a safe and predictable environment.
Licensed Mental Health Counselors provide one-on-one, couples and/or family therapy to young women in schools and at the Young Women’s Resource Center. Therapy services are offered for all young women within the ages of 10-21.