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Sexual Violence Prevention Programs
ICARE—Bystander Intervention Training
In light of recent national interest in sexual violence and its prevention, it is imperative that we all recognize that it is on us to take a stand against sexual violence. Take the opportunity to learn about bystander intervention through a new program offered through the Women’s Resources Center called ICARE.
ICARE is a 90-minute bystander intervention workshop offered to established groups and organizations on campus. In this highly interactive workshop, students dialogue with peers in their organization about consent and sexually disrespectful behavior, understand what helps people intervene in sexually disrespectful situations, set a group norm in which sexually disrespectful behavior is recognized as a problem and active bystander behavior is promoted, and learn a variety of intervention skills. The workshop is also highly customizable and is built specifically for group members to examine their values and how they can work together to end sexual violence.
If your group or organization would like to request an ICARE workshop, fill out the following form: http://goo.gl/forms/jPnegDeoGG. The ICARE coordinator will be in contact to set up a workshop. Questions? Contact Jaya Kolisetty: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Programs on Request
Workshops and presentations on sexual violence prevention and educational topics are available on request for any group or unit at the University. We will work with you to create a presentation tailored specifically to your organization’s needs.
Examples of places where programs have been done include:
- Presentations in academic courses in communication, psychology, social work, and more
- Fraternities and sororities seeking to fulfill chapter or national requirements
- Student organizations and groups looking for workshops
- Cultural centers and residence halls seeking programming
- Paraprofessional, faculty, and staff training events
To schedule a presentation or workshop, please contact Jaya Kolisetty: email@example.com.