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The Violence Prevention Programs Office offers a variety of presentations relating to interpersonal violence, often presented in partnership with Alternatives to Violence of the Palouse, our local community nonprofit victim advocacy organization.
- Healthy Relationships: Desires & Deal-breakers
In this workshop, participants will discuss and learn about aspects of healthy relationships, reflect on what types of relationships they are or are not interested in, consider qualities of partners that are important to them and reflect on relationship red flags and how to support a friend. This workshop is provided in collaboration with Vandal Health Education. This workshop lasts 45-60 minutes.
- Healthy Relationships: Love Shouldn't Hurt
This workshop will engage participants in discussing aspects of healthy relationships, including how to identify potential violence within romantic relationships, and direct and indirect approaches to intervention when concerns arise. The session will include discussion of forms of abuse commonly found within relationships on college campuses, and how to be a resource for individuals seeking support systems on campus. This workshop lasts 60-90 minutes.
- Healthy Relationships: Pop Culture Detectives
This workshop is a discussion of how relationships, whether friendships or romantic in nature, are portrayed in popular culture (tv, movies, etc.) and how that influences our perceptions of what healthy vs. unhealthy relationships look like. In this interactive workshop, you will have the chance to identify healthy or unhealthy relationship behaviors in some commonly watched shows/movies and gain some skills on how to approach situations in which unhealthy behaviors are present. This workshop lasts 60-75 minutes.
- Green Dot — Overview Workshop
Looking out for each other is one of the most powerful tools to keeping our campus safe. Host a member of the Green Dot team to lead activities about “green dots,” “red dots,” and what that means for our campus. This overview workshop lasts 60-90 minutes.
- Digital Dating Safety
This workshop will provide you with information about common and emerging forms of online abuse, the concept of digital dating safety, recognizing red flags and navigating harm. You will also leave this workshop with knowledge of safety tips when building your profile, connecting online and meeting in-person. This workshop lasts 60-90 minutes
- Domestic Violence: General Overview
This workshop includes an overview of domestic violence. Topics may include but are not limited to definitions, prevalence and prevention tactics. This workshop will provide resources and teach how to recognize warning signs and acts of domestic violence to take action to help someone at risk of experiencing harm. This workshop lasts 45-75 minutes.
- Respecting Boundaries: Preventing Sexual Harassment
This workshop will engage participants in discussing what sexual harassment looks like and how to identify it in our learning environments and workplace. The session will also outline the crucial steps of active bystander intervention in situations of sexual harassment. We will discuss the effects of sexual harassment on victims, and offer strategies for how best to support victims as peers or colleagues. This workshop lasts 60-90 minutes.
- Violence Prevention as a Public Health Issue
The public health approach to violence prevention seeks to improve the health and safety of all individuals by addressing underlying risk factors that increase the likelihood that an individual will become a victim or a perpetrator of violence. This can include factors such as socioeconomic status, marginalization, adverse childhood experiences and more. This workshop allows you to explore the history of violence prevention, and the ways in which the public health perspective has propelled the movement. This workshop lasts 50-75 minutes.
- Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention
This trauma-informed workshop is a time to come together to educate ourselves and others on these topics, show support for survivors and action steps that we can take to help end sexual violence. This workshop lasts 45-75 minutes.
- Understanding Power-based Personal Violence
These workshops are available to our students, faculty and staff so they can learn their role in ending power-based interpersonal violence, including but not limited to relationship violence, sexual assault and stalking. This workshop will provide resources and teach how to recognize warning signs and acts of power-based violence to take action to help someone at risk of experiencing harm. This workshop lasts 50-75 minutes.
- The Intersections of Interpersonal Violence
This workshop will involve an overview of topics including child abuse, incest, sexual assault and rape, dating violence, domestic violence and stalking. This workshop lasts 50-75 minutes.
- Responding to Disclosures of Interpersonal Violence
This workshop is a training session on handling disclosures of interpersonal violence from students. After attending this training, you should have increased knowledge about Title IX obligations, barriers faced by students and ways to diminish them, campus and community resources and after-the-fact self-care. This workshop lasts 60-90 minutes.
- How to Help a Friend/Family Member
This workshop is an overview of what friends, families and colleagues of survivors of violence need to know. How well a survivor heals from sexual assault and rape is greatly affected by the response of those they tell. Know that sexual violence can happen to anyone, regardless of gender, age, disability or other factors. This workshop will help you be prepared in the event someone close to you is assaulted. This workshop lasts 30-45 minutes.
- Know It, Name it, Stop It: Stalking Awareness and Prevention
It is important to really understand what stalking is (and is not). Continue to educate yourself on stalking. Educating your community on stalking can make victims more aware of when they are being stalked and more likely to take the threat seriously and seek help. We have the power to end stalking. Stalkers stalk because they know they can get away with it. We can change that. This workshop lasts 60-90 minutes.
- Safety Planning
What is a safety plan and why do survivors of power-based personal violence use them? This is a trauma-informed workshop to discuss concerning behaviors to look out for and how to safety plan for yourself or someone you care about. Through this workshop you will learn about some helpful tools and have a chance to connect with campus and community resources to support you. This workshop lasts 60-90 minutes.
Request a Presentation
Use this form to request a workshop from the Violence Prevention Program Office. We appreciate ten (10) days advance notice but will do our best to accommodate all requests.
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Green Dot Safety Program
The Green Dot safety program is a bystander intervention program that gives participants the tools and resources to measurably reduce interpersonal violence.
Violence Prevention Programs Coordinator
Dean of Students