Community Education

Programs & Training

The Women’s Center believes that knowledge is the key to fostering healthy relationships and preventing abuse. To that, we offer engaging educational programs for all stages of life. Each course is sensibly and thoughtfully designed to meet the unique needs of an organization.

To schedule events, contact us at communityed@womenscentermc.org

In a typical program, these topics are addressed:

High School

  • Healthy and Unhealthy Relationships
  • Signs of an Abusive Relationship
  • Consent and Boundaries
  • How to Safely End a Relationship
  • The Bystander Effect
  • Stalking
  • How to Get Viable Help

Additional programing for high school seniors includes preparation for college campus life and workplace entry.

Middle School

  • Healthy and Unhealthy Relationships
  • Signs of an Abusive Relationship
  • Consent and Boundaries
  • How to Safely End a Relationship
  • How to Reasonably Support a Friend
High School and Middle School programs include interactive activities such as role-play scenarios, fact and myth identification, What Would You Do scenarios and short impactful videos and more.

Elementary School

  • How to Be a Good Friend and Maintain Healthy Relationships
  • Setting Personal Boundaries and Respecting Other’s Boundaries
  • The Difference Between Tattling and Telling
  • Being an Upstander

Additional programing for high school seniors includes preparation for college campus life and workplace entry.

Preschool

  • How to Be a Good Friend and Maintain Healthy Relationships
  • Setting Personal Boundaries and Respecting Other’s Boundaries
  • How Words and Actions Can Help or Hurt
Elementary and Preschool programs include interactive activities with literature, music, art, videos and props where appropriate.

Colleges and Universities

  • Support to Title IX Programs
  • Residential Assistant Training
  • Dormitory Presentations
  • Sororities, Fraternities and Club Presentations

Community Programs

The Women’s Center skillfully presents programs to the following organizations:

  • Scouts
  • Support Groups
  • Senior Residential Facilities
  • Medical Groups
  • Hair Stylists (a version of Cut-it-Out©)
  • Religious Organizations
  • Non-profit Groups
  • Veterinarians
  • Workplace Employees

The Women’s Center is available to provide an information table and support at community events.