Preventing sexual assault on campus

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It was first developed as a sports culture initiative in 1993 by Dr.Jackson Katz and his colleagues at Northeastern University’s Center...Think About It combines sexual assault and substance abuse prevention in an online training program.Using interactive activities, videos, and providing data and information to the participant, it takes a non-judgmental approach and uses focus-group tested storytelling and interactions. READ MORE Think Luv is a 30-minute online prevention program with a bystander intervention focus that runs 726 different ways, differentiating to students’ demographic characteristics, including gender identity, sexual identity, race, religious background, hobbies and interests, age, and student status. Is an online prevention program developed by Catharsis Productions, the company that created Sex Signals.SCREAM (Students Challenging Realities and Educating Against Myths) Theater is an undergraduate theater group at Rutgers University which uses improvisation and skits to educate peers on sexual assault, relationship violence, dating violence, stalking, harassment, and bullying. READ MORE Sex Signals incorporates scripted dialogue, audience-driven improvised scenes, and a focused, presenter-led discussion designed to analyze and interrogate the components of a rape-supportive culture.The program also utilizes humor as a strategic teaching device, engaging audiences and framing the issue...

They aim to shift social norms that negatively impact the culture and promote a more healthy and respectful definition of manhood....

It uses humor, animation, music and Interactive Conversation software to help participants examine unchecked attitudes and language that contribute to a cultural...

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 bystander model includes tools and ideas for action and strongly encourages each person to make a difference." (Gibbons & Evans, 2013, page 5)"Empathy-based programs give participants the skills to understand sexual violence, provide compassionate responses to disclosures, and reduce the likelihood of sexual assault perpetration by males." (Gibbons & Evans, 2013, page 4)"These programs address common misconceptions and myths about circumstances, causes, and realities of sexual violence.

Topics often include rates of assault and reporting, definitions of consent, and clarifying common circumstances of assault." (Gibbons & Evans, 2013)Agent of Change is an online program in which players engage with animated characters in scenarios reflecting realistic situations in which students are be confronted with opportunities to challenge the attitudes and behaviors that support and facilitate violence. READ MORE Every Choice is an online, video-based program, aimed at reducing campus sexual assault, dating violence and stalking by equipping students with realistic, actionable bystander intervention tools.

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