Green Dot is the power-based violence prevention program and strategy at Iowa State University. Green Dot training’s are interactive and designed to equip participants with the necessary connection, knowledge, and skill to increase their proactive and reactive bystander behaviors. The training equips participants to take immediate action to reduce power-based personal violence on campus and to establish two cultural norms on campus
1) power-based personal violence won’t be tolerated,
2) everyone does their part to keep the campus community free from violence and fear from violence.
Student Overview Training (By Request) Here
Green Dot Student Overview (60 Minutes)
The Green Dot Student Overview is a 60 minutes interactive presentation that introduces the basic elements of Green Dot while using some skill building activities to engage participants in immediate action. The basic elements of the presentation are used to provide a new framework of bystander intervention, generate campus-wide buy-in, and begin the process of behavioral change. This presentation is open to any student group or class on campus.
Student Bystander Training Here
Green Dot Student Bystander Training (5-6 Hours)
The Green Dot Student Bystander Training is comprised of alternating components of brief lecture, individual reflection, small group interaction, and high energy activities. It is designed with the bystander lens as the central frame of reference and guided by the question “What does the participant need to know in order to increase the likelihood of effective proactive and reactive bystander interventions in response to power-based personal violence?” The training is comprised of 4 modules and is limited to 40 students.
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Faculty/Staff Overview Training (By Request) Here
Faculty/Staff Green Dot Overview (60-75 Minutes)
The Faculty/Staff Green Dot Overview introduces the basic elements of Green Dot, focusing specifically on the vital role campus employees plan in establishing and reinforcing the culture within which students exist. The basic elements of the presentation are used to provide a new framework of bystander intervention, generate campus-wide buy-in, and begin the process of behavioral change. This presentation is open to any faculty/staff group on campus.
Faculty/Staff Bystander Training Here
Faculty/Staff Green Dot Bystander Training (3 Hours)
Bystander Training for Faculty/Staff is 3-Hour training designed to help employees understand the expanded definition of “bystander” and to equip all university employees to integrate within their current job functions key behaviors that establish norms that address power-based violence in our community. This training is limited to 40 faculty/staff members.
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Thursday, October 18th: 1pm – 4pm (Oak Room, Memorial Union)
Thursday, November 15th: 9am – Noon; 1pm – 4pm (UDCC 136)
Monday, December 17th: 1pm – 4pm (Marston 2200)
Friday, January 4th: 9am – Noon (Gerdin 2134)
Thursday, February 7th: 1pm – 4pm (Oak Room, Memorial Union)
*Dates open at least 2 months prior to date; limited to 40 participants
Green Dot at Iowa State is working to create materials for campus and community to use to better understand healthy relationship behaviors and educate others.
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