Request a Workshop or Presentation
The University Health Center Peer Educators and student presenters are highly skilled and thoroughly trained to provide FREE, unbiased, 50-minute interactive workshops. Presentations are available to classrooms, student organizations, Greek organizations, residence halls, and departments.
To request a presentation, please submit the online form below.
This workshop uses discussion and exploration to deconstruct common rape myths, define consent, coercion, and victim-blaming. Interactive activities are used to help participants engage in the difficult conversations that surround sexual assault within the context of a campus community. Audience members will identify campus resources and learn how to help friends that have been impacted by sexual violence. This workshop is recommended for all audiences and ideal for smaller class sizes and groups (<35 Participants). This workshop is approximately 50 minutes and no technology is required.
This workshop utilizes a video collaboration between The University of Maryland and Bowie State University showcasing students from both institutions to educate students about the campus dynamics and understanding of consent, power-based violence, and bystander intervention. Audience members will learn to identify common myths and facts regarding sexual violence, verbalize “consent” in their own words and identify ways to be a positive bystander. This workshop is ideal for larger groups and classes ( >35 Participants). This workshop is ideal for a 75 minute class, but can be presented in 50 minutes if necessary; Full A/V technology is required.
Audience members of this interactive workshop learn to define relationship violence, identify elements of power and control, and understand the cycle of violence. Participants are challenged to evaluate the evolution of unhealthy relationships and discuss how to support friends that have been impacted by relationship violence. This workshop includes the reading of a narrative written by a University of Maryland student who has experienced relationship violence. Recommended for all audiences. This workshop is approximately 50 minutes and requires full A/V technology for this interactive PowerPoint.
Step UP! is an interactive workshop on bystander intervention facilitated by our amazing team of University Health Center Peer Educators . The college environment yields many opportunities for both intentional and unintentional dangerous, problematic, or violent behavior. During this hour long workshop participants learn to evaluate challenging situations and determine how to safely intervene using one of the 3D’s (Direct, Distract, and Delegate). Step UP! empowers audience members with the awareness skills and tools to help prevent harmful situations from occurring or escalating on our campus. This workshop is approximately 50 minutes and requires full A/V technology for an interactive PowerPoint learning experience.
An overview of the CARE to Stop Violence Office and the Advocacy, Education and Outreach services we offer to all Students, Faculty and Staff. Participants will learn about the primary roles of each department within the CARE Office and how to best refer UMD community members to our Office depending on their needs or areas of interest. Important topics discussed are: what to expect from the free and confidential advocacy and therapy services, understanding and identifying violence, how to handle a disclosure and referral options. This presentation is approximately 30 minutes and requires full A/V technology for this interactive PowerPoint.
Interested in Hosting your own event?
The CARE to Stop Violence Team is always looking for an opportunity to raise awareness of the CARE office’s services and other topics related to power-based violence. Our Outreach team specializes in collaborating, planning, and executing events with groups both on and off campus. CARE Outreach Peers are available to table at your event, provide a brief informational announcement about CARE to the audience, or help you plan your event. Use this form to contact our Outreach Team to get involved: https://goo.gl/forms/7Z2Xmflu9iWGPkiD2