About the aca course
The ACA (Awareness, Courage, Action) Course is a free facilitation based program where participants examine the dynamics of their interpersonal relationships, the components of domestic and sexual violence, and overall wellness. The program combines real world experiences and input, current data and scientific research, and focuses on strengthening participants overall through presentations, activities, and individual work.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
Who is this course for?
While ideal for those have or are experiencing domestic and/or sexual violence, the ACA Course can also be for anyone interested in learning more about healthy and unhealthy relationships, boundaries, communication, and overall individual behavior. Participants can take this course as part of DFPS/CPS safety plan.
Is this a survivor support group?
No. This course is designed to provide general education and information to a group of participants. While, one of the Group Agreements is respecting and maintaining the confidentiality and privacy of group participants, at no time will participants be required to share why they are attending the course.
Do I have to go to all of the sessions?
In order to receive a certificate of completion for this course, participants must commit to attend all sessions through one of the two course offerings. The ACA Course Facilitator may excuse one absence for an emergency.
What type of credit will I receive for attending this course?
Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion for 10 hours of education on the dynamics of family violence/sexual assault, components of a healthy relationship, and available resources to victims of family violence/sexual assault.
Can I bring my children/guests?
Unfortunately, the ECCC does not provide childcare. Due to the sensitive nature of the topics and out of respect for participants' confidentiality, only registered adults will be able to be present during the sessions.
What do I need to bring?
The ECCC will provide the course curriculum as well as standard office supplies- pens, pencils, notepads. Participants may bring drinks and/or snacks as long as they are not a disturbance to the class.
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nEXT COURSE OFFERNING:
APRIL 11, 2023- June 11, 2023
Class begins 15 minutes after the posted start time, includes one 10 minute break and ends 5 minutes before the posted end time.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE- April 6, 2023
OPTION ONE - TUESDAY, 6-8PM
CLASSES: April 11, 18, 25/ May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
OPTION TWO - SUNDAY 2-4PM
CLASSES: April 16, 23, 30/ May 7, 14, 21/June 4, 11
CLASS WILL NOT MEET MAY 28TH (Memorial Day Weekend)
LOCATION: Eastland County Crisis Center, Inc Office (Eastland, TX) (Directions will be provided with Registration Packet)
Printable ACA Forms:
ACA Course Agreements
Please have all Registration Packet materials (Registration Form & Course Agreements) returned by the Registration Deadline to:
E-Mail: Subject Line: "ACA Registration" to email@example.com
Mail: Attn: ACA Course Facilitator, PO BOX 1010, Eastland, TX 76448