Boys and Men Healing — Film Screening and Discussion

A showing of Big Voice Pictures' “Boys and Men Healing,” an emotionally powerful, inspiring and hopeful film that intimately portrays three men’s dynamic recoveries from traumatic childhood sexual experiences, followed by an interactive discussion of challenges male survivors face.

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A showing of Big Voice Pictures’ “Boys and Men Healing,” an emotionally powerful, inspiring and hopeful film that intimately portrays three men’s dynamic recoveries from traumatic childhood sexual experiences, followed by an interactive discussion of challenges male survivors face.

90– or 120-minute breakout workshop, offered in collaboration with Big Voice Pictures and built around their emotionally powerful and hopeful film, “Boys and Men Healing,” an intimate portrayal of three men’s dynamic recoveries from traumatic boyhood sexual experiences

Through interactive discussion about challenges male survivors face, as portrayed in the film, participants explore:

  • Internal and socialized barriers to accessing effective treatment
  • Influences of race, nationality, class, sexual orientation, immigration status and ability on impact and response
  • How to find and assess available resources
  • Guidance about talking supportively with a man about his experiences

Appropriate for all levels of expertise.

Goals

  • Describe internal and socialized barriers to accessing effective treatment
  • Highlight the positive and negative influences of race, nationality, class, sexual orientation, immigration status and ability on impact and response to childhood sexual trauma
  • Provide information about how to find and assess available resources
  • Describe key factors in talking supportively with a man about his experiences

Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  • Identify 4 barriers related to the socialized norms about manhood that may make it challenging for men to seek help for having been sexually abused as a child
  • Describe 3 possible long-term effects of childhood sexual abuse for men
  • Identify at least 3 positive steps a man can take towards healing
  • Describe 3 ways a partner, friend or family member could support a man’s healing process

Audience

Appropriate for all levels of expertise

Time

90 minutes or 120 minutes

For additional information please contact:

Steve LePore at Steve(at)1in6.org

 

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