Classes for Men
Men’s Core Program
20 Hours, Men and Boys 14+
*Previously called Men’s Basics
In a supportive, non-competitive environment, students learn how to respond to the most common ways men are threatened and attacked. The course focuses on conflict de-escalation, self control, decision making, and understanding the difference between appropriate and inappropriate violence.
Class not currently scheduled. To inquire about a private group or be placed on the wait list contact 781-321-3900 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Teen Boys Class
8 hours, Teen boys ages 14-18
In this course students will learn the skills to de-escalate conflicts, avoid being drawn into fights, as well as verbal and physical self-defense skills. Students will also learn skills to speak up and intervene when other people’s safety is at risk.
Verbal de-escalation skills
How to stay calm when someone is trying to provoke them
Verbal self-defense skills
How to avoid a fight, how to keep a threat from turning into a physical fight
As a last resort how to protect themselves if someone physically attacks them
How to help others stay safe
What to do if someone they know is attempting to sexually or physically assault someone else
Upcoming Teen Boys Classes
November Weekend: 11/23/19 and 11/24/19 (12:00pm – 4:00pm)
IMPACT Review Class
6 Hours, Mixed gender, for grads of Core Programs
A chance for students who have graduated from our Core Program to review teaching pieces and practice their verbal and physical skills in realistic scenarios.
Upcoming IMPACT Review Classes:
2020 class dates TBD
Assertiveness & Boundary Setting
8 Hours, Mixed gender, ages 14+
Many people find that the ability to set and maintain boundaries greatly enhances their sense of safety. This 8-hour all-verbal course teaches students skills for effective communication and negotiation in stressful situations. Practicing these skills in realistic scenarios, students have the opportunity to become comfortable staying calm and articulate while explaining their needs in situations involving strangers, co-workers, acquaintances, friends, family and partners.
Upcoming Assertiveness & Boundary Setting Classes:
September Weekend: 9/14/19 and 9/15/19 (12:00pm – 4:00pm) – This class is currently full. Please email email@example.com to be placed on the waiting list.
Assertiveness & Boundary Setting Part 2
4 Hours, Graduates of Assertiveness and Boundary Setting Only
This 4-hour course begins with a review of the concepts and skills learned in the Assertiveness & Boundary Setting class, and adds strategies for dealing with the defensiveness often exhibited by people during difficult conversations. As always the emphasis is on practicing the skills learned in realistic scenarios. Assertiveness & Boundary Setting is a prerequisite.
Upcoming A + B Part 2 Classes:
November 2nd, 12:00pm – 4:00pm
College Bound Safety
12 Hours, Mixed gender, ages 14+
For over 20 years IMPACT has taught practical, relevant safety skills to teens across Massachusetts. As students navigate increasing independence, and face the realities of sexual violence on campus, IMPACT will give them tools to maintain their own safety and speak up to advocate for safe and healthy communities.
Upcoming College Bound Safety Classes:
2020 class dates TBD
For more information call (781) 321-3900 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org