Bystander Training: Bringing in the Bystander
Why Bystander Training?
- Sexual and intimate partner violence affect too many people, especially on college campuses
- Bystander training is THE MOST EFFECTIVE tool we have in reducing campus sexual violence
- The more folks get trained, the larger our safety net for NAU students
What is it?
- This is a 2 hour in person, interactive, prevention program developed to teach students how to be active bystanders and reduce the impacts of sexual violence.
- The program emphasizes strategies for safely intervening before, during, and after an incident involving harassment and sexual violence.
Benefits of completing the training:
- Learn how you can help reduce sexual violence on campus
- Learn how to support someone who has experienced sexual violence
- Improve your knowledge and skills to safely intervene in situations of sexual violence, harassment, bullying, sexism, and discrimination
- Earn a certificate of completion for your resume
- Learn about important campus and community resources
Who can participate:
- Any and all NAU students
- Student clubs, groups, organizations, teams, friend groups and classrooms
- Group size can range from 8-35 people
- The program can be modified to fit your group’s needs
How to schedule training:
There are several ways to schedule a bystander training:
- Email the Health Promotion Office: email@example.com OR
- Complete a presentation request at nau.edu/healthpromotion OR
- Call 928 523 6867
Please allow two week’s notice for effective scheduling
Becoming a Trainer:
If you completed the BITB training and would like to become a trainer yourself, check out the Health Promotion events calendar for upcoming Train the Trainer dates.