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A foundational tenant of the Green Dot etc. violence prevention strategy is the belief that we cannot expect others to engage in a process we are not willing to engage in ourselves.
We're excited to announce our upcoming College Green Dot Institute, February 16-19, 2015 in Orlando, Florida and March 16-19 in Lexington, Kentucky. To register click the appropriate space on the announcement to the right of this column.
On-site training is available. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on bringing the Green Dot etc. training to your community.
The Green Dot etc. primary prevention initiative is a new way of thinking about and doing prevention. Green Dot etc. is about culture change – harnessing the power of individual choices to shift our current norms. It was designed by integrating some of the best research on social change, diffusion of innovation, communication, persuasion, bystander intervention, and perpetrator patterns into a program that makes practical sense.
The Institute provides training for those who want to be Green Dot etc. instructors for their organization, communities, agencies or universities. Participants will be certified to implement the Green Dot etc. violence prevention strategy within their organization. The training will include a comprehensive review of the philosophy, research-base, and curriculum of Green Dot etc..
This training equips the participant with:
Upon completion of the training each participant will receive:
At Green Dot, etcetera, our work goes beyond the Green Dot program itself. As leaders in violence prevention, we provide training, technical assistance, and program development for individuals, schools, and organizations both domestically and internationally as they work to foster safe communities. We are proud to be a technical assistance provider for the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women Campus Program. To learn more about that initiative, please visit our OVW Technical Assistance section.
We are collaborating with Hollaback to support their amazing efforts to address street harassment. To learn more about Street Harassment and how you can do your part to reduce it, check out ihollaback.org.