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Teach-In on Sexual Assault: Tools for Safety, Knowledge for Change

Friday, September 16, 2011
4:00 AM
Michigan League, Michigan Room

Come for as much as you can—one workshop or all

8:30 Welcome, sponsors
Safety Update, Greg O’Dell, UM Department of Public Safety

8:45-10:15 What Works, What Doesn’t, & Why: Practical Suggestions to Help Protect Yourself & Others, Ryan Kubec, Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center (SAPAC)

10:15-11:00 Sexual Violence and Race: A Historical Perspective, Hannah Rosen, Institute for Research on Women and Gender

11:00-11:45 The Undetected Rapist, video by David Lisak, University of Massachusetts-Boston
Small group discussion, Liz Cole, Psychology and Women’s Studies, and others

11:45-12:30 The Gift of Fear: Understanding the Role of Intuition in Self-Defense, Kellie Carbone, University Health Service

12:30-1:30 Cyber-Stalking, Snooping, and Expecting Sexting: Use of Digital Media as Tools for Partner Abuse, Lauren Reed, Social Work and Social Science and Rich Tolman, Social Work

1:30-2:30 It’s Not Just About Hitting: Identifying and Understanding Abusive Relationships
David Garvin, Alternatives to Domestic Aggression of Catholic Social Services

2:30-4:00 “Relationship Remix,” SAPAC and SexperTeam Peer Educators

4:00-5:30 Let’s Get Organized for Change!
Sam Montgomery, Psychology and Women’s Studies, Graduate Employees Organization and Jane Hassinger, Women’s Studies and Institute for Research on Women and Gender
Join experienced student, staff, faculty and community organizers in discussing how we can come together to reduce sexual violence.

Find us on Facebook at UM Abuse Hurts.
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Sponsors: Center for the Education of Women, Sexual assault Prevention and Awareness Center, Abuse Hurts, Women’s Studies Department, and Graduate Employees Organization.