The local Sexual Trauma Awareness and Response group will host a workshop covering the "Dynamics of Sexual Violence" from 8:30 a.m. to noon Friday, Feb. 23.

The session will be held at STAR's Baton Rouge office, 5615 Corporate Blvd., Suite 200.

"This workshop builds empathy for survivors, informs about the impacts of sexual violence and equips participants to support and advocate for survivors when the need arises," a news release says.

Registration is $35 per person. Breakfast and refreshments will be provided.

Participants can register by visiting For more info, call Racheal Hebert at (225) 615-7093 or email