Dating violence prevention education
READ MORE Speak About It is a performance-based presentation about consent, boundaries and healthy relationships.Using a combination of humorous and provocative skits, interactive dialogue, and monologues, Speak About It addresses consent, sexual assault, and bystander intervention. READ MORE "Bystander programs engage men and women not (primarily) as potential perpetrators or victims, but rather as potential bystanders to situations involving sexual or intimate partner violence.
The program consists of seven vignettes designed to replicate situations of sexual assault, drug facilitated sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking, and harassment.
Topics often include rates of assault and reporting, definitions of consent, and clarifying common circumstances of assault." (Gibbons & Evans, 2013)Mike Domitrz presents the one-person show sharing how-to skills for: asking first (verbal consent), being a friend (bystander intervention), and opening a door (properly supporting survivors and helping more survivors come forward).
The presentation takes an interactive and inclusive approach.
Sexual assault prevention programs selected for inclusion must be: based in sound theory and research; use current and innovative strategies for violence prevention; and be available for implementation on campuses across the country."Bystander programs engage men and women not (primarily) as potential perpetrators or victims, but rather as potential bystanders to situations involving sexual or intimate partner violence.
Bystander prevention programs presume that all members of the community have a role in shifting norms to prevent violence....