School-Based Prevention Education

Single Topic Presentations

  • Domestic Violence – 60 minutes
    • Learn about what domestic violence is and facts & figures about how this issue affects our community
    • Discuss the intersection of family violence and intimate partner violence
    • Learn about the cycle of abuse and the various forms of violence and examples of each
    • Gain an understanding of how to access community resources
  • Women’s Advocates 101 – 45 minutes
    • Learn about the history and legacy of Women’s Advocates as one of the first domestic violence shelters in the nation
    • Learn about available volunteer opportunities
    • Learn how to further support Women’s Advocates work to create and identify affordable and accessible housing opportunities for survivors of domestic violence
    • Explore the progression of the women’s safety movement over time and get connected to other local organizations
  • Next Steps – 45 minutes
    • Discuss safety planning and how to utilize provided resources
    • Students will learn how to intervene in unhealthy relationships (discuss bystander intervention and social norms)
    • Walk-away with resources (tri-fold pamphlet, quizzes, etc) that can help oneself or a peer who may need help
  • Other presentations are available upon request.

Multiple Topic “Hybrid” Presentations

4-in-1 Presentation for Schools (95 minutes):

  1. Dating violence
  2. Digital violence
  3. Healthy relationships 101
  4. Next steps

Hybrid Description:

  • Learn the definitions of dating and digital violence, who it affects and different ways it is displayed
  • Understand the eight different warning signs of a potentially unhealthy or abusive relationship/partner
  • Gain an understanding of what makes up a healthy or abusive relationship (includes a conversation about consent)
  • Discuss bystander intervention, social norms, safety planning, and how to utilize resources
  • Walk-away with resources that can help oneself or someone else who may need help