Trainings for Sexual Assault Professionals

In the spring of 2013, we hit the refresh button for our trainings. We sent out a survey to sexual assault professionals in organizations and agencies like yours, asking which of five new trainings they considered most important to the field. Below are the three that stood heads above the others. Of course if these three don’t work for you, we’d be happy to create a customized training especially for you.

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Using Story to Persuade Men: Narrative & Healthy Masculinity in the Prevention of Sexual Assault

HALF-DAY TRAINING. Ironically statistics show that people more easily recall stories, not statistics. “Using Story,” based on Men Can Stop Rape’s groundbreaking use of storytelling as part of the Healthy Masculinity Action Project, prepares professionals to use storytelling related to unhealthy and healthy masculinity as an effective persuasive tool to engage men in sexual assault prevention.

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Using Healthy Masculinity & Popular Culture to Engage Men & Boys in Sexual Assault Prevention
FULL-DAY TRAINING. Jay-Z. Bacardi ads. Iron Man. Young men and boys are bombarded with role models and messages of masculinity every day through popular culture, but typically are not provided with the critical skills to evaluate them, especially as they relate to rape culture.
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Where Do You Stand? Healthy Masculinity, Sexual Assault Prevention, & Bystander Intervention

FULL-DAY TRAINING. Grounded in recent research on how and why men do and don't intervene as active bystanders, the “Where Do You Stand?” training prepares sexual assault professionals to conduct an hour-long bystander intervention workshop.

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