Calendar – February, 2019

Acu-Detox is for those experiencing drug cravings, anxiety, and sleeplessness.

Beyond Trauma is a group for women who are ready to examine the reach and impact of trauma on women’s lives, helping to integrate traumatic experiences through understanding, mindfulness, and connection.

Beyond Violence – Anger Management is a treatment group for women who have committed violent/aggressive offenses and/or experienced violence in their own life. The group focuses on developing ways to decrease aggression and learn new ways to manage emotions.

Career Readiness Training provides an opportunity to develop skills in completing job applications, the importance of first impressions, and believing in oneself as well as developing interviewing skills and learning about job retention.

Drug & Alcohol Education is a treatment group that focuses on cognitive and behavioral skills building to help promote sober living.  This group uses Strategies for Self Improvement and Change (SSIC) curriculum.

Healing in Your Environment   As treatment progresses, we often ask ourselves the question, “What next?” This group will step outside the walls of Empowerment to explore the city and surrounding natural world, deepening our awareness of how trauma effects the ways in which we interact with our environments. Utilizing techniques of outdoor experiential therapy, the group will explore physical, social, and psychological well being through organized activities in the community. This group will often involve being outside, walking on trails/pathways, and light physical activity.

Helping Women Recover addresses the special concerns and issues of women with substance use disorders. This evidenced-based curriculum integrates theories of women’s psychological development, trauma, and addiction.

Life Skills is an educational group teaching stress management, communication, nutrition, banking, and more.

Mental Wellness is an educational group focusing on strength-based learning. The purpose is to discuss factors to help achieve healthier states of mind such as humor exercise, self-appreciation, optimism, and leisure activities.

Peer Specialist Training is an introductory training to becoming a peer specialist.

Relapse Prevention is an on-going treatment group that focuses on cognitive and behavioral skills building to help promote sober living and provide support in recovery.

Resource Café is a coffee house atmosphere to get the resources you need and create fun art projects.

Respect-Protect!  Find out what it means to you! Treat yourself with respect, protect yourself from harm. Learn safe coping skills and stress relief without substances. Know about risks, get tested and be safe.

Risky Business is for people who have injected drugs to learn how to reduce the potential harms of a risky lifestyle in a supportive environment.  All genders welcome

Seeking Safety / Self Esteem Group Seeking Safety is a treatment group to help women attain safety from trauma/PTSD and substance abuse.  Stability and Safety are the main goals – helping women attain stability and safety in their relationships, thinking, behavior, and emotions.

Self Discovery is a group to help develop our understanding of what it means to be a woman, improving self-esteem.

Trauma Narrative is a discussion and writing group for women who have experienced trauma.

TREM – Trauma Recover and Empowerment Model is a group intervention designed to help women who have suffered from abuse and/or trauma.  This approach emphasizes survivor empowerment and peer support, teaches techniques for self-soothing and recognizing social boundaries, and helps women learn to focus on manageable steps of problem solving.

What’s Love Got to Do With It? is an educational support group about PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylactics), and taking control of your sexual health and network for healthier living

Women Changing is a group that is designed to challenge old beliefs, distortions, and patterns that are no longer serving us.  The group creates a supportive environment for women to journey together in empowering change into each others lives.

The Empowerment Program, Inc.

1600 York Street, Denver, CO 80206
Phone: 303-320-1989 ♦ fax: 303-320-3987


Wednesdays at 1:30 pm
Please call Laura at 303-320-1989 ext. 238 to make an appointment!