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Training Programs

UofSC offers training for students and employees. Learn more and choose the one that's right for you or your class, group or organization.

Student Programs

Haven

This online sexual assault prevention education course presents realistic and interactive skill-building scenarios. New undergraduate (freshman, transfer and change-of-campus) students at the Columbia campus under the age of 23 are required to complete the Haven and Alcohol Edu courses.

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Healthy Masculinity Series

This four-part series builds a foundational understanding of what a masculine identity is and how it can impact the campus community; the impact of pop culture on the development of masculinity; how masculinity plays into the development of healthy relationships, communication and consent; and how to be an effective ally and active bystander within the Carolina community. The series is designed to be inclusive of anyone, not just men.

Length: 90 minutes each  Note: Attendance at all four sessions is not required.

Request this presentation or check the UofSC calendar for upcoming sessions.

Healthy Relationships, Communication, and Consent

Designed for University 101 classes, this presentation covers consent and healthy relationship characteristics; warning signs of unhealthy relationships, definitions of the three types of interpersonal violence (sexual assault, relationship/intimate partner violence and stalking); the relationship between alcohol and sexual assault; and resources on campus for interpersonal violence survivors.

Length: 50 or 75 minutes 
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How to Support a Survivor

This presentation teaches participants about the impact of interpersonal violence (sexual assault, relationship/intimate partner violence and stalking), how to implement strategies to support and assist survivors and resources for survivors.

Length: 1 hour
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LGBTQ+ and IPV

This training describes the impact of interpersonal violence within the LGBTQ+ community. It's particularly relevant for students who plan to work in “helping professions” such as social work, education, counseling and medical fields, however the content is important for anyone who is interested.

Length: 2 hours
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Stand Up Carolina Bystander Intervention Training

This training presents participants an array of intervention strategies to use in their everyday lives and engages them in a group discussion about overcoming personal and societal barriers to bystander intervention. Information about on and off-campus resources is provided.

Version 1: Designed for University 101 and other undergraduate classroom settings and student organizations.
Length: 50-60 minutes
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Version 2: Includes a more in-depth discussion about sociocultural norms and is recommended for graduate students, staff and faculty.
Length: 1.5-2 hours
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Trauma 101

This three-session workshop series aims to provide a different and more comprehensive way to think about trauma as the process of becoming flooded with overwhelming stress from a variety of causes. The modules focus on the effects of trauma, why it's hard to talk about, and how to cope with it or help others who have experienced it.

Length: 60-90 minutes each
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Faculty and Staff Programs

Healthy Masculinity at the University of South Carolina

This session describes theories of developing a healthy masculine identity, the influences of society on gender roles and development and what SAVIP is doing to help support and develop healthy masculine identities on campus. After completing this workshop, participants will be able to help facilitate programming on healthy masculinity with SAVIP in the future if they are interested.

Request this presentation or check the UofSC Human Resources Training and Professional Development calendar for upcoming sessions.

Intimate Partner Violence Information Session

This training session covers multiple facets of intimate partner violence, also known as relationship or domestic violence, to include types of abuse, warning signs for abusive relationships, risk factors and how to support survivors.

Request this presentation or check the UofSC Human Resources Training and Professional Development calendar for upcoming sessions.

LGBTQ+ and IPV

This 2-hour training describes the impact of interpersonal violence within the LGBTQ+ community. It's designed for students, faculty, and staff in “helping professions” such as social work, education, counseling and medical fields, however the content is important for anyone who is interested.

Request this presentation.

Sexual Harassment Recognition and Prevention

Facilitated by the UofSC Office of Equal Opportunity Programs, this training is  required for all supervisors of university staff. For more information, call 803-777-3854.

Check the UofSC Human Resources Training and Professional Development calendar for upcoming sessions.

Stand Up Carolina Bystander Intervention Training

This training presents participants an array of intervention strategies to use in their everyday lives and engages them in a group discussion about overcoming personal and societal barriers to bystander intervention. Information about on and off-campus resources is provided.

Version 1: Designed for University 101 and other undergraduate classroom settings and student organizations.
Length: 50-60 minutes
Request this presentation.  

Version 2: Includes a more in-depth discussion about sociocultural norms and is recommended for graduate students, staff and faculty.
Length: 1.5-2 hours
Request this presentation.

Trauma 101

With the goal of creating a more trauma informed and responsive campus, experts from Student Health Services discuss the neurobiological underpinnings of trauma and  introduce a new way to define the process of becoming flooded with overwhelming stress from a variety of causes. Presenters discuss factors that inhibit open discussion about trauma and offer concrete guidance on language to use and ways to engage with students in a supportive manner.

Request this presentation or check the UofSC Human Resources Training and Professional Development calendar for upcoming sessions.

UnMuted: A Mandatory Illegal Discrimination Training Program for Faculty and Staff

Facilitated by the UofSC Office of Equal Opportunity Programs, this training provides participants with information, resources and tools to help identify and address allegations of illegal discrimination at the university. For more information, call 803-777-3854.

Check the UofSC Human Resources Training and Professional Development calendar for upcoming sessions.

 

 

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