Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center

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, we generally reccomend group sizes of about 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.

  • These 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.

  • Due to COVID-19, we have transtioned our offering to be available virtually 

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

Disclosure Workshop: In this tertiary prevention workshop offered by Survivor Empowerment and Ally Support (SEAS) participants will learn the four steps to responding to a disclosure of sexual assault. Participants will learn that disclosure is more common in a university setting than they may perceive and will also learn that not all reactions are identical. Participants will reflect on multiple scenarios crafted around the environment or group they are a part of. Request a Disclosure Workshop here

Michigan Man-Box Workshop: (Offered Fall and Winter Semesters) The Michigan Man-Box is focused on orienting participants to conversations around masculinity. It provides fundamental tools that assist in having conversations around masculinity, healthy relationships, and personal well-being. Request a Michigan Man-Box workshop here.

Masculinity and Well-Being Workshop: (Offered Fall and Winter Semesters) The Masculinity and Well-Being workshop focuses on identifying personalized healthy ways of navigating stress, promoting holistic well-being, and embracing an authentic and positive narrative of masculinity or personal identity. We challenge participants to think critically and discuss ways in which they may incorporate well-being in their personal lives and within their communities. Request a Masculinity and Well-Being workshop here.

Masculinity and Wellness-Focused Relationships: (Offered Fall and Winter Semesters) The Masculinity and Wellness-Focused Relationships workshop focuses on building healthy relationships, identifying elements of unhealthy relationships, and promoting positive and supportive connection in all forms of relationships. Request a Masculinity and Wellness-Focused Relationships workshop here.

Power, Privilege, Oppression, and Hegemonic Masculinity: (Offered Fall and Winter Semesters) The Power, Privilege, Oppression, and Hegemonic Masculinity workshop is an introductory dialogue about navigating systems of oppression, promoting social justice and liberation, and identifying hegemonic masculine narratives or norms within our shared experiences and communities. Request a Power, Privilege, Oppression, and Hegemonic Masculinity 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.  In order to request the potential of coordinating a SAPAC Services Overview & Responding to Disclosures of Sexual Misconduct Workshop, please email Anne Huhman (annekh@umich.edu).

Engendering Respectful Communities (ERC) Workshop for Graduate Students: This program, facilitated by SAPAC’s GROWE volunteer program, provides graduate students with peer-led in-person trainings on U-M’s community expectations, policies, and practices as well as opportunities to develop and practice skills for addressing harmful behavior, specifically sexual misconduct. U-M Departments can request an ERC Workshop for graduate students for by emailing SAPAC's Program Manager for Prevention Education: Community and Graduate Engagement, Jacqy Hippe (jhippe@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. In order to request the potential of coordinating a Restorative Circles & Building Community Workshop, please email Anne Huhman (annekh@umich.edu).