PRESENTATIONS & WORKSHOPS
A variety of presentations and educational workshops are available to the community about Harmony House, domestic violence and domestic violence prevention. Prevention programs designed to educate the community about red flag behaviors and warning signs are available to area schools, churches and civic organizations. In-service training programs and professional workshops are also available to area law enforcement agencies, health care providers and social service agencies.
Community Education Presentations include:
- Harmony House Tour
- Harmony House 101: Provides an overview of the history of Harmony House, mission and services provided, and ways to support and volunteer.
- Understanding Domestic Violence: Provides an overview of the dynamics of domestic violence, types of abuse, what abuse is and is not, and how to support survivors.
- Understanding Teen Dating Violence: Provides an overview of the dynamics of teen dating violence, types of abuse, healthy vs. unhealthy relationship dynamics, and how to support teens in abusive and unhealthy relationships.
- Healthy Relationships 101: Presentation discussing the elements of what makes a relationship, romantic or otherwise, healthy and safe. Discussion topics and activities include setting boundaries, “the relationship spectrum”, writing a relationship “Bill of Rights”, and more. Target audience are teens/youth, but can be customized for any group.
- In Their Shoes: an interactive training designed for experiential learning about teen dating violence. Participants become one of six characters based on the experiences of real teens including sexting, pregnancy, homophobia, and stalking. Target audience is teens, or any group of adults who work with teens, such as teachers, counselors, youth group leaders, law enforcement, or parents (one hour in length)
- In Her Shoes: an interactive simulation takes based on the experiences of real survivors, participants have the chance to walk in the shoes of various individuals in abusive relationships. Great for educating a broad range of community and professional groups and can be facilitated in sessions of 1-2 hours.
- Cut It Out: A program of the Professional Beauty Association Foundation that is designed specifically for training stylists and salon professionals. Goals of the program are to learn how to recognize the signs of abuse in friends, family, clients and co-workers, respond appropriately, and safely refer victims to help. Can be facilitated in one hour.
*Custom presentations can also be created to fit your group needs.
To request a speaker, please fill out the form below. For more information please contact Rachel Carter, Prevention Education Coordinator at 837-7700 ext. 233 or firstname.lastname@example.org.