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, businesses, 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.
General Community Education
- General 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 (General DV 101): Provides an overview of the dynamics of domestic violence, types of abuse, what abuse is and is not, and how to support survivors.
- In Her Shoes: An interactive simulation 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.
- 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).
- Understanding Domestic Violence for Medical Professionals
- Understanding Domestic Violence for Children’s Division Employees
- Understanding Domestic Violence for Managers and HR Professionals
- Understanding Teen Dating Violence – for professionals working with teens
- Stalking Identification and Response
- 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.
Teens and Youth Presentations
- Teen Dating Violence 101: Provides an overview of the dynamics of teen dating violence, red flags, and local resources.
- Relationship Spectrum Activity
- 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.
- SafeDates: An evidence based, multi-session curriculum designed to prevent dating violence in middle and high school students.
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.