Violence Prevention Education
PARC's team of Violence Prevention Educators and professional staff work together to engage the campus community in a variety of conversations to help stop and prevent violence. Much of this education focuses around Bystander Intervention, which is a primary prevention strategy that encourages a community response to instances of potential or actualized harm, learning to ask ourselves what we can do in a moment to intervene safely to change situations that could escalate to violence.
Currently, we offer a few different versions of Bystander Training designed to build skills over time. We also offer a few other trainings on related topics. PARC is always excited to collaborate with you to create a custom training for your needs, too! Below you can explore the trainings we offer, sign up for an open training, and/or request a training.
Other Training Around Violence Prevention
- Incoming first year students are required to complete an online training related to violence prevention and understanding substance use before arriving on campus. Students will receive email communication about this training, Sex, Substances, and "Speaking Up" in the month prior to their start date.
- Undergraduate new student Orientation features brief presentations from the PARC and the Office of Equal Opportunity before a performance from Speak About It. Speak About It's hour-long piece features information about consent, healthy relationships, dating violence, sexual assault, and bystander intervention.
- The Office of Equal Opportunity provides information at New Employee Orientation and New Faculty Orientation, as well as a workshop for employees on Title IX, Title VII, ADA, and more.
- Our friends in the Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion offer incredible trainings as well! Topics include Implicit Bias, the Multicultural Conflict & Communication Framework, and Multisystemic Privilege & Oppression. Contact them to learn more.
Customized trainings are always available by request, too! Contact Sarah J. Berg to learn more or make a request.