Personal Safety & Prevention of Identity Based Violence
In this 3-hour workshop, students learn strategies to handle disrespect, harassment, and abuse that they face or witness others facing when it comes to identity-based violence (i.e. religion, gender, sexuality, race)
Through active discussions, scenario role-playing, and hands-on practice, students are empowered with skills to maximize their personal safety. We’ll cover…
- Assertive communication and de-escalation skills to challenge discrimination based on race, religion, gender / gender identity, sexual orientation, ability, and other factors.
- Situational awareness and risk assessment
- Bystander intervention techniques to stand up for others
Physical self-defense techniques to use in the event of violence