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"It's NOT a Game" Presentation Outline

  1. Guidelines for Discussion

    1. Respect confidentiality 

    2. Use "I" statements 

    3. Respect each other's viewpoints 

    4. Avoid interrupting or cutting off people 

    5. If you feel uncomfortable, you may leave the room 

    6. Acknowledgements 

      1. Not everyone is sexually active 

      2. Survivors can be men, not just women 

      3. Survivors of interpersonal violence may be in the room 

      4. Not everyone is heterosexual 
  2. Stalking warm up Exercise 

    1. Songs will be played for the class on an MP3 player. The purpose for this activity is for students to challenge their way of thinking about the correlation between song lyrics and stalking. 

    2. There will be a discussion of some songs as well as some movies that have stalking undertones. 
  3. Stalking 

    1. The purpose of this exercise is to make students aware of various stalking behaviors. During this activity we will discuss cyber stalking, on-line risk reduction, and safety tips. 
  4. Relationship Violence 

    1. The first portion of this section is to explain to the class what the Cycle of Violence is and its impact on relationship violence. There will also be discussion regarding the definition of domestic violence and how that affects students in their relationships. 

    2. The next portion of this section will cover healthy vs. unhealthy relationships. The activity is designed to analyze relationships, promote communication and boundaries, and to carefully consider the ambiguity that is often related to unhealthy vs healthy behaviors. 
  5. Sexual Assault 

    1. The purpose of this section is to discuss the parameters of consent as outlined in the University policy as well as to address the topic of alcohol as a contributor to sexual assault.

    2. Assault Scenario: this activity will give the class the opportunity to talk about sexual assault by depicting a scenario where two students have engaged in sexual activities, but there is no clear delineation made if the event is sexual assault or consensual. The discussion points that follow will address, among other things, statistics regarding sexual assault, what can be done, risk reduction, and how students can help their peers. 
  6. Conclusion 

    1. Questions 

    2. Discuss services 

    3. Evaluation