Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center

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To request a SAPAC Educational Offering, please fill out the appropriate online form below. After submitting the form you will be contacted by email within 5 business days (excluding holidays), connecting you to the appropriate SAPAC student employee and Program Manager to go over the details of your request.

Requests must be submitted three (3) weeks (21 days) prior to the intended date. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to accommodate your needs in a shorter time frame, but we will try our best (our requests are handled first come first serve-- depending on the volume of pending requests, the date may need to be rescheduled for a later date).

  • Our workshops aim to create interactive spaces to engage in dialogue about healthy relationships, consent, bystander intervention, self-care, responding to disclosures, and more. All workshops are designed to be a minimum 90 minute workshop, facilitated by 2 or more facilitators.

  • Due to the interactive nature of our workshops, the cap for workshop participants is generally 40 students.

  • Workshop requests require in person planning and preparation meeting(s) (remote meeting options available) to tailor and craft the workshop to be relevant to your community and needs. In order to be able to effectively prepare for your workshop (by your preferred date) this meeting must occur in a timely manner before your requested/preferred workshop date. We appreciate your cooperation in this.

  • We will verify that we can provide your workshop only once we have confirmed facilitator availability.

  • Workshops are geared towards undergraduate and graduate students, not staff or faculty.

  • If your organization is seeking mediation or conflict management the Office of Student Conflict Resolution (OSCR) and the Center for Campus Involvement (CCI) provide student organization support and can serve as resources.

  • At this time we do not provide facilitator training for non-SAPAC facilitators. 

  • The content of all SAPAC's workshops are owned by SAPAC and are not available for non-SAPAC  current volunteers to use outside of their role as a volunteer.

PLEASE NOTE THESE EDUCATIONAL OFFERINGS ARE FOR UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN STUDENTS ONLY

Healthy Relationships Workshop: (Offered Fall and Winter Semesters) In this primary prevention workshop offered by Consent, Outreach and Relationship Education (CORE) participants will learn about brave space, identify positive behavior components and values & reflect on one's unique needs and desires for a healthy relationship. This applies to platonic (family, friends, peers) and romantic and/or sexual relationships. Request a Healthy Relationships Workshop here

Consent Workshop: (Offered Fall and Winter Semesters) In this primary prevention workshop offered by Consent, Outreach and Relationship Education (CORE) participants will learn the definition and terminology of consent while also gaining a broad understanding of how to apply the value of consent in your relationships. Participants will reflect on how consent contributes to healthy relationships, effective communication skills and identify what consent uniquely means/looks like for you. Request a Consent Workshop here.  

Bystander Intervention Workshop: (Offered Fall and Winter Semesters) In this secondary prevention workshop offered by Bystander Intervention and Community Engagement (BICE) participants will learn terminology around sexual misconduct and consent as well as the steps to active intervention, barriers to intervention and the “ 4 D’s” of bystander intervention strategies. Participants will work through scenarios crafted for their specific group/environment. Request a Bystander Intervention Workshop here.

Self-Care Workshop: (Offered Fall and Winter Semesters) In this tertiary prevention workshop offered by Survivor Empowerment and Ally Support (SEAS) participants will learn that healing is not linear and will begin to identify what self-care uniquely means/looks like for you. Participants will identify their own needs and create a self-care plan. Participants will also learn how self-care connects to being a supportive ally to survivors. Request a Self-Care Workshop here.

Michigan Man Box: In this workshop offered by Michigan Men participants will participate in self-reflective and dialogue based programming to discuss manhood and masculinity and the cultivation of healthy relationships and personal wellness. This workshop is specifically tailored for masculine-identified individuals. Request a Michigan Man Box Workshop here.

SAPAC Services Overview & Responding to Disclosures of Sexual Misconduct Workshop: In this workshop provided by graduate interns or SAPAC staff, participants will gain a comprehensive overview of services and resources that SAPAC offers to survivors and their allies. Participants will also learn about the neurobiology of trauma, common reactions to sexual violence and trauma and how to support a survivor and connect them to resources after a disclosure has occurred. Request a SAPAC Services Overview & Responding to Disclosures of Sexual Misconduct Workshop Workshop here.

Engendering Respectful Communities (ERC) Workshop for Graduate Students: This Program facilitated by U-M's Student Life department, provides graduate students with peer-led in-person trainings on UM’s community expectations, policies, and practices as well as opportunities to develop and practice skills for addressing harmful behavior, specifically sexual misconduct. U of M Departements can request an ERC Workshop for graduate students by contacting SAPAC Program Manager for Systems Advocacy & Community Outreach, Heather Colohan, hscol@umich.edu

Restorative Circles & Building Community: In this offering, SAPAC staff/interns provide facilitated conversations utilizing the restorative practice of circles. During this time, facilitator(s) will utilize circles as an educational and healing tool to address collective harm that has been caused by sexual misconduct within your community. Request an Restorative Circles & Building Community Workshop here.