Classes for Men
IMPACT has scholarships available for all classes and we also accept payment through the Massachusetts Victim’s Compensation program
To apply for a scholarship please visit the “Scholarship Opportunities ” page located at the bottom of the CLASSES menu.
To pay through Victim’s Compensation please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
*Unless otherwise stated, all classes are located at 420 Pearl Street in Malden, MA.
Men’s Core Program
20 Hours, ages 14+
Course fee: $350
*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 email@example.com
Teen Boys Class
8 hours, ages 14-18
Course Fee: $200
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
11/14/20 + 11/15/20, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm both days
IMPACT Review Class
6 Hours, Mixed gender, for grads of Core Programs
Course Fee: $150
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:
9/26/20, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Assertiveness & Boundary Setting
8 Hours, Mixed gender, ages 14+
Course fee: $185
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: 9/12/20 + 9/13/20, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm both days
November Weekend: 11/14/20 + 11/15/20, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm both days
Assertiveness & Boundary Setting Part 2
4 Hours, Graduates of Assertiveness and Boundary Setting Only
Course fee: $95
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:
10/3/20 – 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Introduction to IMPACT for Trauma Survivors
6 Hours, Mixed Gender, Ages 14+
Course fee: $150
This class provides a slow and gradual introduction to physical and verbal IMPACT self-defense skills. This six hour course allows students to learn basic self-defense skills as well as discuss trauma responses and how they affect the body.
Upcoming Intro to IMPACT for Trauma Survivors Classes:
August class cancelled, new date TBD
For more information call (781) 321-3900 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org