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Educational Programs

 

Educational Programs Length Audience Offerings Audience Size

Bringing in the Bystander*

The development of a pro-social bystander intervention culture is imperative in primary prevention work on college campuses. Participants will come to understand that everyone has an important role to play in the intervention and prevention of sexual violence. The participants will be given scenarios and asked to practice intervention strategies and share their observations with others. This program focuses on skills such as understanding appropriate levels of intervention, being mindful of personal safety, and different personal options bystanders have depending on the nature of the situations.

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90 minutes Students Ongoing - see the Bringing in the Bystander for a list of dates and times  8-25

Consent 101*

Consent is sexy, but it is also required. This interactive work shop utilizes videos, images, and roll playing to help participants develop the skills needed to request and assess consent.  Sex positive education is the foundation for this session and participants will be provided with information about healthy intimate and/or sexual engagement in a variety of relationships. Participants will gain improved ability to negotiate sexual engagement, assess when consent has been given, and learn how to respect the personal boundaries of others.

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60-90 minutes

Students

Faculty

Staff

As requested 8-50

Compassion Fatigue & Self Care*

Working with individuals in crisis in an ongoing professional capacity creates a high risk for compassion fatigue, vicarious trauma, or even burn out.  This training evaluates these three aspect of crisis response work and helps participants assess their personal coping strategies. Participants will also develop tools for internal, environmental, and systemic change for the improvement of work life balance and compassion fatigue reduction. This session has a specific focus on acute habitual crisis response work on college campuses. 

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60 minutes

Students

Faculty

Staff

As requested
8-50

Drug & Alcohol Facilitated Rape*

Drugs and alcohol are a normalized part of our culture, but also used as weapons by perpetrators. Through images, film, and case review the controversial area of drug and alcohol facilitated rape (formally known as Date Rape) will be evaluated. Participants will scrutinize the “gray” area that surrounds this specific section of sexual violence and apply what they have learned in a skills review activity.

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60 minutes

Students

Faculty

Staff

As requested 8-50

Healthy Relationships*

Intimate Partner Violence is a complex and pervasive issue. Through PowerPoint, video clips, and collaborative dialog participants will have introductory exposure to the dynamics of Intimate Partner Violence and Healthy Relationship Patterns. Attendees will gain the tools needed to identify the different types of healthy and unhealthy relationship behaviors and practice assessing these traits through interactive material. 

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60-90 minutes

Students

Faculty

Staff

As requested 8-50

Sexual Violence Awareness & KU Policy*

Sexual Violence is a broad and overwhelming topic. This foundational training will break down the definition of sexual violence, the KU Policy relating to sexual harassment, and resource options.  Participants will gain a working knowledge of what sexual violence is and how it intersects with their daily lives and an increased understanding of the systems in place to respond to sexual violence on and off campus.

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60 minutes

Students

Faculty

Staff

As requested 8-50

Trauma Informed Response for Professionals*

Trauma is a part of all our lives in one form or another and can manifest in a variety of ways. This training will address the neurobiological contributors and external manifestations of trauma and provide participates with communication tools for working with those in trauma experiences. This session addresses trauma across the spectrum, it is not limited to sexual violence. 

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60-90 minutes

Faculty

Staff

As requested 8-50

Educational programs are intended for group affiliated with the University. SAPEC is able to work with your group to tailor workshop content/delivery to your specific needs. Please allow us at least two (2) weeks to respond to all workshop requests, especially if you would like a customized workshop for your group. If you would like the workshop to occur in less than two (2) weeks, or that two (2) weeks includes a break, please indicate below and we will do our best to accommodate your community. Workshops are free of charge so if you would like to schedule a workshop or have any questions, please visit or contact our office or:

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One of the SAPEC staff members will contact you to confirm your session request and schedule a meeting with representative(s) from your organization. Please note that we require an hour and a half to two hours for workshops and hold all workshops on campus in A/V capable rooms. If you have any questions about workshops, or wish to discuss your workshop with SAPEC staff, please feel free to e-mail sapec@ku.edu.

*Trigger Warning: SAPEC educational programs use situations and topics that can be triggering to some survivors of sexual violence and/or intimate partner violence. Support for all affected by sexual violence and/or intimate partner violence is available through the confidential Care Coordinator at care@ku.edu.  

 

 


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