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Community Presentations

RISE provides a spectrum of prevention education programming on the issues of sexual assault/abuse and intimate partner violence in middle schools, high schools and community organizations throughout San Luis Obispo County.

WHAT INFORMATION IS COVERED IN A PRESENTATION?

HOW LONG ARE THE PRESENTATIONS?

WHO CAN REQUEST A PRESENTATION?

WHAT INFORMATION IS COVERED IN A PRESENTATION?

All topics can be tailored and expanded upon based on grade level, age, and/or particular needs. The following topics are covered in our basic 90-minute sexual assault/dating violence/healthy relationships presentation:

  • Description of RISE services and confidentiality policy
  • Gender Stereotypes: societal expectations, consequences, relationship to violence and harm
  • FBI statistics on rape, sexual violence, intimate partner violence, dating violence and stalking
  • Definitions and types of sexual assault/abuse and relationship violence
  • Intimate partner violence
  • Definition of sexual harassment and bullying

  • Types of sexual harassment
  • Definition and discussion on consent
  • Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault
  • Bystander Intervention: tips on how to intervene and/or prevent a potential assault/abusive relationship
  • Aspects of healthy and unhealthy relationships: healthy communication, boundaries, large age differences, role of power and control
  • How to help someone who has been sexually assaulted or in an abusive relationship: resources, telling a trusted adult, find help

HOW LONG ARE PRESENTATIONS?

Presentations range from 45 minutes to 2 hours. The Education Team will customize the presentation based on your group’s needs.

WHO CAN REQUEST A PRESENTATION?

Presentations can be given at schools, businesses, community organizations, non-profits, colleges, faith-based organizations, clubs, and groups. For more information please email the Education Services Department or call the office at (805) 226-5400.

RISE is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides crisis intervention and treatment services to survivors of sexual and intimate partner violence and their loved ones. All services are provided confidentially, at low or no cost, to anyone regardless of age, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, or ability. All crisis services are available in Spanish and English. All staff members are mandated reporters and have an obligation to report under the following circumstances: reports of abuse or neglect to minors, dependent adults, elders, as well as if a client is in danger of hurting themself or others.