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MOCSA

MOCSA exists to improve the lives of those impacted by sexual abuse and sexual assault and prevent sexual violence in our community.

Location: Will come to troop meetings in Jackson, Platte, Clay and Cass Counties in Missouri and Johnson and Wyandotte Counties in Kansas.

How to Register: ​Please review GSKSMO's registration requirements before registering. Contact the Coordinator of Education & Outreach Services at 816-931-4527 or communityed@mocsa.org.

Cost Per Girl: All workshops are free, but donations are encouraged to cover supplies and mileage. 
Cost Per Adult: N/A

Additional Information: Please note that these workshops could be considered sensitive topics.  Parent permission will need to be received using the Healthy History & Annual Permission Form prior to the workshop.

While an age range has been assigned for the topics, all workshops can be adapted. We can include or remove certain topics depending on the need of the troop. Troops are also welcome to schedule more than one workshop if they would like to cover more than one topic.

 

VIRTUAL OPPORTUNITIES:

Opportunities listed below with an asterisk (*) can be offered virtually.

 

YOU SCHEDULE IT! OPPORTUNITIES:

Project Aware*

 Daisy   Brownie   Junior

​This workshop educates girls on body safety including what to do if someone makes them feel uncomfortable or unsafe, identifying trusted adults, understanding the difference between good, bad and confusing touches and more. The workshop is available in English and Spanish. 

Badge Connections: Daisy Petal: Mari: Responsible for What I Say and Do, Daisy Petal: Gloria: Respect Myself and Others, Brownie Badge: My Best Self

Outcomes: Develops a strong sense of self, Forms and maintains healthy relationships
Learn more about the 5 Girl Scout Outcomes.
 

Healthy and Unhealthy Relationships*

 Cadette

Students learn the differences between healthy and unhealthy relationships by taking a closer look at personal relationships.  Communication, respect, abuse, and boundaries are discussed.

Length: 45 – 60 minutes

Journey Connections: Cadette Journey: aMAZE!

Outcomes: Develops a strong sense of self, Forms and maintains healthy relationships.
Learn more about the 5 Girl Scout Outcomes.
 

Sexual Harassment*

 Cadette

Students learn about the types of sexual harassment, the difference between flirting and sexual harassment, and what to do if sexual harassment happens.  Students also learn about internet harassment, cyber bullying and sexting.

Length: 45 – 60 minutes

Journey Connections: Cadette Journey: aMAZE!

Outcomes: Develops a strong sense of self, Forms and maintains healthy relationships
Learn more about the 5 Girl Scout Outcomes.
 

Bystander Engagement*

 Cadette

Students learn about the importance of bystanders in situations that lead to violence and bullying.  Prevention and intervention tips, victim support, and reporting abuse are discussed.

Length: 45 – 60 minutes.

Journey Connections: Cadette Journey: aMAZE!

Outcomes: Develops a strong sense of self, Displays positive values, Forms and maintains healthy relationships
Learn more about the 5 Girl Scout Outcomes.
 

Safety in Relationships*

 Senior   Ambassador

Students learn about the cycle of violence and power and control in abusive relationships, as well as how to identify healthy and safe relationships.  Discussion topics include warning signs, defining relationship boundaries, and supporting friends in an abusive relationship.

Length: 45 – 90 minutes

Badge Connections: Senior Badge: Women’s Health
Journey Connections: Senior Journey: MISSION: SISTERHOOD!, Senior Journey: GIRLtopia

Outcomes: Develops a strong sense of self, Forms and maintains healthy relationships
Learn more about the 5 Girl Scout Outcomes.
 

Consent & Sexual Assault*

 Senior   Ambassador

Students learn about consent and sexual assault.  Discussion topics include facts and myths, the impact of sexual assault, intervention tips, and what to do if sexual assault happens.

Length: 45 – 90 minutes.

Badge Connections: Senior Badge: Women’s Health
Journey Connections: Senior Journey: MISSION: SISTERHOOD!, Senior Journey: GIRLtopia

Outcomes: Develops a strong sense of self, Forms and maintains healthy relationships
Learn more about the 5 Girl Scout Outcomes.  
 

Gender & Violence*

 Senior   Ambassador

Students learn about common gender stereotypes and their relationship to sexual violence.  Discussion topics include the role the media plays in creating gender stereotypes and how gender stereotypes impact personal identity and relationships.

Length: 45 – 90 minutes

Badge Connections: Senior Badge: Women’s Health
Journey Connections: Senior Journey: MISSION: SISTERHOOD!, Senior Journey: GIRLtopia

Outcomes: Develops a strong sense of self, Forms and maintains healthy relationships, Learns to identify and solve problems in her community
Learn more about the 5 Girl Scout Outcomes.