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Get Informed

There are a number of ways you can prevent sexual violence and support survivors. The following resources will provide you with in-person and online resources to learn more.

Definitions

Visit our Definitions page to learn more about the terms and language used throughout the website and in our policies.

Parents and Family

We encourage parents and family members to explore our website and contact us for additional information. This page, dedicated to you, will provide you with some ways you can talk with your student about sexual violence prevention and ways you can support them.

Facebook

The Alliance maintains a strong media web presence. The Alliance’s Facebook page is updated regularly with information for students related to topics including but not limited to: rape myths, various forms of interpersonal violence, unique populations affected by violence, and campus, local and national resources for those impacted by violence.

Like the iStand Facebook page.

Prevention Programming for Student Leaders

In fall 2013, members of TITAN, with the help of other Alliance members, created and facilitated prevention programming for undergraduate Orientation Leaders (OLs) and Resident Assistants (RAs). This programming focused on educating OLs and RAs about sexual violence and bystander intervention, and sought to equip them with information that they could then pass on to the undergraduates with whom they work.

The VIBe

The Violence Intervention Booklets (VIBe) provide information about various forms of interpersonal violence and useful on-campus and community resources for individuals who may experience, or know someone who has experienced interpersonal violence. These booklets were created in 2013, and continue to be distributed across campus.

Click HERE for a copy of the VIBe booklet.

Faculty and Staff

Learn more about staff and faculty legal and university obligations for reporting, along with tips on how to respond to student disclosures and ways you can learn more.

Additional Information

You can be a part of changing culture, addressing sexual violence and supporting survivors of sexual violence, who will have different needs, depending on their various identities and the specific act of violence that occurred. To learn more on the following topics, please see the following (I know this need to be reworded)

Bystander Intervention for students

Bringing in the Bystander is a 90 minute training that allows you to learn more about how you can play a role in ending sexual violence. You will learn to learn skills and tools to intervene safely and effectively in cases where sexual assault may be occurring or where there may be risk. You will develop skills to recognize inappropriate behavior relating to sexual and relationship violence and how to respond, using direct and indirect intervention methods, while keeping your own safety in mind. Individual students and student groups are both welcome to sign up. Each session is capped at 20.

Bystander Intervention for faculty and staff

Bystander Intervention for Faculty and Staff will provide information on campus and federal reporting mandates and tools and skills to support students who report and act of violence to you.

Other Topics

The Portal has a significant amount of additional information on topics related to sexual and interpersonal harassment and violence. Topics include:

  • Understanding Consent and Coercion
  • Understanding and Fostering Healthy Relationships
  • Tips To Be an Active Bystander
  • Safety Resources
  • Rape Culture, Discrimination, & Bias
  • Myths and Facts About Sexual VIolence
  • LGBTQIA Survivors of Sexual Violence
  • Women of Color Survivors of Sexual Violence
  • Survivors with Disabilities of Sexual Violence
  • Male Survivors of Sexual Violence
  • Safety Planning
  • Men Ending Sexual Violence