Resources for Violence Prevention | Arizona State University

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The Sun Devil Movement for Violence Prevention sponsors educational presentations and programs delivered by university departments and student organizations. Presentations are delivered by either professional staff or peer educators, and can be scheduled at a time that works best for the group.

CRASH Course (Consent, Rape Culture, Abuse, Sexual Assault, Healthy Relationships)

SHIFT Crash Course
CRASH is an introductory program that addresses healthy and unhealthy relationships, sexual assault, and preventing harm within the Sun Devil Community. The discussion challenges participants to examine cultural norms that contribute to a culture of violence and develop strategies to effectively address rape culture. This presentation can be facilitated by professional staff or peer educators.

Sexual Violence Prevention and Response for Student Leaders

SHIFT Sexual Violence Prevention
The presentation defines sexual assault and relationship violence and discusses the prevalence and impact in the ASU Community and beyond. Participants will learn general definitions and statistics, prevention strategies, skills to support survivors, and the reporting process at ASU. This presentation is facilitated by professional staff and the intended audience is students who currently hold or plan to hold leadership positions on campus.

Changing the Culture of Violence

SHIFT Changing the Culture of Violence
Changing the Culture of Violence is a presentation that uses multiple forms of media to examine how sex and violence are portrayed in American society. Participants will be challenged to identify situations where violence is normalized and will learn about the impact of victim-blaming, gender-based violence, and harassment. The ultimate goal of this presentation is to motivate students to be changemakers to eliminate rape culture. This presentation is facilitated by peer educators and requires that the audience already have baseline education on sexual violence.

In the Moment: Supporting Survivors of Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence

SHIFT In the moment
In the Moment: Supporting Survivor of Sexual Assault educates participants on the biopsychosocial impacts of trauma on the victim/survivor as well as issues regarding survivor identity. Participants are given basic skills for offering psychological support to survivors, including active listening strategies. The goal of this presentation is to provide participants with practical tools that empower them and increase their confidence in talking to and offering the peer-level support that survivors will benefit from most. This presentation is facilitated by professional staff.

Consent 101

SHIFT Consent 101
Consent 101 pairs Consent and Respect, an online sexual assault prevention class, with an interactive presentation that discusses consent and sexual violence in society. This presentation gives baseline information for general students who are not currently serving in a student leadership role. Presented by either professional staff or peer educators.

Step Up!

Step Up!  is a prosocial behavior and bystander intervention program that educates students to be proactive in helping others. Teaching people about the determinants of prosocial behavior makes them more aware of why they sometimes don’t help. As a result they are more likely to help in the future. This presentation will give students the confidence and skills to step up and prevent sexual violence.

Guy’d Lines: Mobilizing Men to Prevent Violence

SHIFT Guyd Lines
This training is designed to have men rethink the framework of masculinity and develop an action plan to prevent sexual assault in our community. The presenters will break down media representations of masculinity and help men to rethink how words and actions can be harmful and contribute to an unsafe environment for the community at large. Men will learn about effective intervention strategies in order to prevent a peer from being a victim or perpetrator of sexual assault.

Escalation Workshop

SHIFT Escalation Workshops
Facilitated by the One Love student organization, Escalation is a powerful, emotionally-engaging 90-minute film based workshop that educates your community about relationship violence and empowers you to work for change. Discussion following the film includes strategies for communication and conflict resolution in relationships, skill building on helping friends leave an unhealthy or abusive information, and campus resources.