Don't Cancel Your Class
Attending a conference? Family obligation? Out sick? Don't cancel your class. U of I faculty can schedule a workshop for their students during scheduled class time. Available workshops are listed below. The “Don’t Cancel Your Class” program is a collaborative effort between the Division of Student Affairs and the Equity and Diversity Unit.
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QPR stands for Question, Persuade and Refer. It is an evidenced-based, program to help faculty, staff and students respond to someone in a mental health crisis and thinking about suicide. Participants will learn how to: Recognize the warning signs of suicide, offer hope, get help and save a life. 60 minutes, all class sizes.
What is mental health? What are common mental health concerns among college students? What is helpful and unhelpful when supporting a friend? This workshop aims to answer these questions through interactive activities to increase awareness and decrease stigma surrounding mental health. Participants will learn how to help someone they are concerned about and resources will be provided. 45-60 minutes, all class sizes.
Red Watch Band is an alcohol bystander intervention program designed to help students recognize the signs of acute alcohol poisoning, practice how to intervene, and help look out for each other. 45-60 minutes, all class sizes
The Vandal Green Dot Overview will introduce members of the campus community to their role as bystanders. This talk is designed to inspire hope that individuals can make a difference and provide them with actionable behaviors they can immediately put into practice as we work to reduce rates of sexual assault, partner violence, stalking and harassment. 60 minutes, class sizes between 12-40 participants.
Speakers Bureau is a panel presentation composed of students who identify as LGBTQA. Students work to educate various audiences on the experiences and issues related to being an LGBTQA person in a heterosexist society. 50-60 minutes, all class sizes. *Please allow one week notice
In this introduction to LGBTQA identities, we explore what it means to be LGBTQA, the basics of sexual and gender identities, the coming out process, and how to be an advocate for the LGBTQA community. 50-60 minutes, all class sizes.
Develop and implement campus-wide strategies to reduce all hate crimes. Acquire social justice tools for recognizing, preventing, and combating acts of bias and hate on campus. *Please allow one week notice
In this presentation, we will go over the basics of a CARE report: what the report is, where it goes, and when to fill it out. We will explain what happens when you fill out the CARE report, from who will reach out to how we may follow up with you and why it important to utilize the CARE network. There will be time to answer any questions participants have. 60 minutes, all class sizes.