RISE provides a spectrum of prevention education programming on the issues of sexual assault/abuse and intimate partner violence in middle schools, high schools and community organizations throughout San Luis Obispo County.
WHAT INFORMATION IS COVERED IN A PRESENTATION?
All topics can be tailored and expanded upon based on grade level, age, and/or particular needs. The following topics are covered in our basic 90-minute sexual assault/dating violence/healthy relationships presentation:
- Description of RISE services and confidentiality policy
- Gender Stereotypes: societal expectations, consequences, relationship to violence and harm
- FBI statistics on rape, sexual violence, intimate partner violence, dating violence and stalking
- Definitions and types of sexual assault/abuse and relationship violence
- Intimate partner violence
- Definition of sexual harassment and bullying
- Types of sexual harassment
- Definition and discussion on consent
- Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault
- Bystander Intervention: tips on how to intervene and/or prevent a potential assault/abusive relationship
- Aspects of healthy and unhealthy relationships: healthy communication, boundaries, large age differences, role of power and control
- How to help someone who has been sexually assaulted or in an abusive relationship: resources, telling a trusted adult, find help
HOW LONG ARE PRESENTATIONS?
Presentations range from 45 minutes to 2 hours. The Education Team will customize the presentation based on your group’s needs.
WHO CAN REQUEST A PRESENTATION?
Presentations can be given at schools, businesses, community organizations, non-profits, colleges, faith-based organizations, clubs, and groups. For more information please email the Education Services Department or call the office at (805) 226-5400.