Sexual Violence Prevention and Education

Camosun College is committed to creating and maintaining a healthy learning and working environment in which sexual violence is not tolerated. In order to provide the key information, knowledge, skills and confidence required to support those who have experienced sexual violence, and prevent this from occurring to others, we are developing educational offerings for employees and students.

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Bystander Intervention Training

Bringing in the Bystander teaches students how to overcome resistance to intervening when they observe incidence of sexualized violence. By empowering students to become pro-social bystanders, we hope to create a community response to preventing sexualized violence and fostering a safer environment on campus. Students will leave the session with greater ability to identify the continuum of inappropriate sexual behaviours and learn where bystander intervention is appropriate. This in-person training is 90 minutes in duration.

Safer Campuses for Everyone: Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Training for B.C. Post-Secondary Institutions

Safer Campuses for Everyone is an online, self-paced course that educates students on the meaning and impact of sexual violence and examines some of the reasons why sexual violence happens. Participants learn about the importance of consent in all relationships and how to intervene to prevent sexual violence. Participants also learn how to find support for themselves and how to support someone else who has experience sexual violence. The course takes approximately 75 minutes to complete.

How to Enroll for Safer Campuses Training