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Training for Universities

With the support of The Hunting Ground Australia Project, Full Stop Foundation has worked with Professor Moira Carmody to develop a range of educational resources and training for university staff and students. 

All programs are delivered by educators who have been specifically trained to deliver sexual violence prevention education in multiple settings including universities. They are highly skilled and have extensive backgrounds working as counsellors with sexual assault survivors, and as educators. 

 

Sex, Safety and Respect Training

Educators Sex & Ethics Program (Train the Trainer)

This comprehensive training program of 35 hours is designed to prepare university staff from student housing and support services such as counselling, equity and diversity, student services and other key support staff nominated by university and housing providers to become skilled educators in providing a 6 week program with student leaders. It requires attendance at face-to-face workshops over a 5 day block or divided into 2 day/3 day blocks. It can be tailored specifically to the needs of an individual university or can involve staff from multiple universities. 

The program content is based on an adaption of the highly successful Sex & Ethics Program which has been run across Australia and New Zealand since 2007. It has been tailored to address the particular needs of university students from diverse cultures and other backgrounds to address sexual consent and relationships. Educators participate in all activities of the Sex & Ethics Program to understand their own ethical stance and the skills they need to effectively deliver the program to diverse students.

Content includes: 

• Diverse views about sexuality and gender including culture and faith;
• The Sex & Ethics Framework for decision making;
• Understanding other people’s desires and needs –skills in verbal and non-verbal communication;
• Skills in ethical consent in casual and ongoing relationships;
• Ethical use of social media;
• Competing desires in relationships;

 

The Sex & Ethics Sexual Violence Prevention Program for University Student Leaders

The program is designed for student leaders within student housing, student housing providers and student leaders in key positions to influence student behaviour and cultures on campus. It involves a two hour commitment per session for a total of 18 hours over 4–6 weeks. 

Content includes:

• Diverse views about sexuality and gender including culture and faith;
• The Sex & Ethics Framework for decision making;
• Understanding other people’s desires and needs – skills in verbal and non-verbal communication;
• Skills in ethical consent in casual and ongoing relationships;
• Ethical use of social media;
• Competing desires in relationships;
• Standing up against sexual violence – being an ethical bystander;
• University policies for managing complaints;
• Skills in managing sexual assault disclosures;
• Debriefing and vicarious trauma prevention and support systems for student leaders.

 

Introductory Training

Ethical leadership to prevent gender based violence in universities

This 4 hour workshop is for university staff working in student housing, senior academic staff and academic and professional staff from other key departments in the university. 

Areas covered include:
• an overview of the latest best practice violence prevention research;
• leadership skills around creating zero tolerance of sexual and other forms of gendered violence in universities;
• an overview of Sex, Safety and Respect Training Program for staff and students;
• quality assurance for support services and complaint policies and procedures.

Understanding sexual consent & preventing sexual violence in universities

This 3 hour workshop is designed for students in university residences and on campus. 

The workshop introduces students to key concepts concerning sexual violence in the Australian context; legal responsibilities and the Sex & Ethics Framework for ethical consent developed by Moira Carmody; skills in being an ethical bystander to help your friends and other students and how to access confidential internal and external support services.


Download a flyer of Training Options available for Universities

Contact us for more information or to discuss your particular needs: 

Phone: 02 8585 0371

Email: training@fullstopfoundation.org.au