Get Educated & Involved

Request a Workshop

University Health Center Peer Educators, student presenters, and staff members are highly skilled and thoroughly trained to provide FREE, unbiased, interactive workshops. Workshops are available to classrooms, student organizations, Greek organizations, residence halls, and departments, off-campus establishments*, and more!  

PLEASE NOTE:  Two weeks notice is required.

Request a Presentation

Workshop delivered by Peer Educators include: The C Word is Consent, Don’t Turn Red Flags Pink, Step UP!, and CARE 101 (Student Version). Workshops delivered by CARE staff include: The Neurobiology of Trauma & Healing, Healthy Relationships and Boundaries, Men and Masculinity, Custom Workshops, and CARE 101 (Faculty/Staff Version).

*Bars, restaurants, and other off-campus establishments in the College Park area can request a Step UP! Bystander Intervention training for their staff members. Contact CARE via email if you’re interested in learning more about this custom presentation.

Get VIA Trained

The Violence Intervention Assistant (VIA) training is a 4 hour extended training that equips students with an understanding of the prevalence of sexual and relationship violence at the University of Maryland, the foundations of power-based violence, and how to identify red flags. The VIA training also gives attendees the skills needed to intervene effectively to prevent violence and how to communicate prevention practices and resources within their respective spheres of influence. 

Converse with CARE

CARE in Conversation is a monthly lunch-time gathering for students and CARE staff to be in community with each other while engaging in student-driven conversation on issues related to power based violence. Through the monthly program, students have a consistent opportunity to connect with CARE and other interested students to shape power-based violence prevention dialogue on our campus.  

Students can drop in and out of the 2 hour program as their schedule allows; previous attendance is not necessary. Light refreshments will be provided.

Request an Interview

CARE staff are available for interviews for media and class projects. Please send questions in writing to PLEASE NOTE:  At least two weeks notice is required. If your request needs to be processed sooner or involves photography/filming, please contact the Office of Strategic Communications.

Get Involved

Sign up for CARE’s Newsletter

CARE’s newsletter is a clearinghouse for announcements and information about CARE programs, upcoming events, bystander intervention, responding to disclosures, and more.  The newsletter is distributed 1-2 times per semester. Visit to sign up!

Join a Peer Program

CARE offers 3 Peer Programs that current undergraduate students can take part in: Peer Advocacy, Peer Education, and Peer Outreach. Details about these programs and application information is located on our Peer Programs page.

Follow CARE Online

Follow @CAREUMD on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to stay up-to-date with what is happening in power-based violence prevention and response! View materials created by @CAREUMD on ISSUU, including a guide created for students, faculty, and staff at UMD titled Preventing & Responding to Power-Based Violence.

Attend a CARE Event or Request Event Assistance

CARE hosts a number of events throughout the year, including The Clothesline Project (October & April), Purple Light Nights (October), The Neurobiology of Trauma & Healing (March), and Take Back the Night (April). Visit our Facebook page or for the latest event information.

Check out CARE’s Event Planning Toolkit to get help planning your event. Request event support from CARE using the form below!

Available Workshops

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:

Event Request

To Request a Presentation or Workshop

To request a presentation or workshop, please submit the online form below. Two weeks notice is required.

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