Relationship Screening

This screening is designed to help you think about your concerns, your feelings, and the behaviors of you and your partner, and the type of interactions you have.

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GREEN DOT Training

Be a part of the violence prevention solution. If your group or organization is interested in hosting a green dot bystander intervention training please email greendot@umbc.edu

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What is Consent?

Ask.
Listen.
Respect.
 

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

A message for Jess Myers, Women’s Center Director:

As sexual assault awareness and prevention are very important topics on our campus (and also has gained national attention over the past year!), we hope that you will be able to attend some of these events and encourage others to do so as well. Our main event for the month will be our 3rd annual Take Back the Night, held on the evening of Thursday, April 16th beginning at 6pm on Commons Main Street.

We would also like to highlight a training specifically for faculty and staff: The Sexual Assault & Relationship Violence Response Protocol Training. If you have not yet been to this training, it is highly encouraged. The training will be held the day after Take Back the Night on Friday, April 17th from 12-1pm in Commons 331. If you’d like to learn about cultivating a survivor-responsive campus,we encourage you to attend the Supporting Survivors of Sexual Assault: Cultivating a Survivor-Responsive Campus. Multiple days and times for this workshop are listed on the calendar.

Please forward this SAAM2015 Calendar along to any students you may work with and/or colleagues in different areas of campus, and feel free to print and post the 1-page flyer in your departments’ common areas. We would also appreciate a paw on myUMBC: http://my.umbc.edu/groups/womenscenter/news/50713  

If you have questions about any of the listed events or about sexual assault resources, please contact any of the SAAM co-sponsors:

Jess Myers, Women’s Center Director, jess.myers@umbc.edu, 410-455-2714

Mickey Irizarry, Health Education Coordinator, parora@umbc.edu, 410-455-3752

Rina Rhyne, Voices Against Violence Program Coordinator, rina@umbc.edu, 410-455-3748.

Thank you!


“Abuse is not a slap, a punch, or a curse.  Abuse is a campaign.  A vigorous, concerted effort to accomplish a purpose.”

UMBC seeks to improve overall UMBC Community health by encouraging pro-social relationship behaviors and lifestyle changes that can positively impact our community. We are working to build a comprehensive campus-wide atmosphere of awareness and support for the prevention of intimate partner violence. UMBC wants to prevent intimate partner violence so that all UMBC students can be successful in their educational pursuits and as members of society at large—as parents, spouses, partners, researchers, co-workers, family members and leaders.

We do this by providing information, resources and tools that the UMBC community can use to learn more and to become an active member in the awareness and prevention efforts to end relationship violence.

 

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