2020 applicants
Event

Bystander Intervention Training

This year Student Support is running a variety of workshops in Bystander Intervention training.

  • Thu 30 May 19

    18:30 - 20:30

  • Southend Campus

  • Event type

    Workshops, training and support

  • Contact details

Bringing in the Bystander® is a bystander intervention workshop with a robust evidence-base.

Rather than focusing strictly on the roles of perpetrator and victim, the highly interactive Bringing in The Bystander® curriculum uses a community responsibility approach. It teaches bystanders how to safely intervene in instances where sexual violence, relationship violence or stalking may be occurring or where there may be a risk that it will occur.

Watch the #ItEndsNow videos on YouTube

Sexual violence

Sexual violence is any unwanted sexual act or activity, including rape, sexual assault, and sexual harassment. It can be perpetrated by a stranger or by someone known and even trusted, including a friend, a colleague, family member, partner or ex-partner.

Workshops

These workshops will help students, academics, professional services staff and community members to:

  • Identify behaviours on a continuum of violence
  • Develop empathy for those who have experienced violence
  • Practise safe and appropriate intervention skills
  • Commit to intervene before, during and after an incident of sexual abuse, relationship violence or stalking occurs

The Essex Equality pages have more information.

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