Turning Point is dedicated to the development of model programs that address the root causes of domestic and sexual violence. The Prevention Education Program targets youth, the most “at risk” group for sexual assault and dating violence with information and resources. Click to learn more.
- Prevention Education Annual Reports:
Turning Point’s Prevention Program aims to educate the community as a whole in an effort to reduce domestic and sexual violence.
- About Turning Point Programs:
- Delivered to a classroom size audience (30-35 students)
- Minimum of two 50-minute class sessions, or 2 hours
- Age appropriate information
- Include interactive discussion, role plays and activities
- Presented by Turning Point staff who are skilled and trained in sexual assault and domestic violence prevention and crisis intervention
- Breaking the Silence
Breaking the Silence: A Sexual Assault Awareness Presentation
Curriculum includes the definition of sexual assault, statistics, myths and facts, the law, issues of consent and coercion, survivor options, resources, and how to help a friend. The presentation also includes an age appropriate role-play.
- Dating Secrets
Curriculum includes information on equal and respecting relationships, the definition of dating violence, myths and facts, power and control wheel, gender stereotypes, signs of an abusive relationship, how to help a friend, and the effects of an abusive relationship. The presentation includes an interactive activity.
- Sexual Harassment
Sexual Harassment: What You Can Do About It
Curriculum includes a gender stereotypes activity, the differences between flirting and sexual harassment activity, definition of sexual harassment, bystander role-plays, and what to do if you are being sexually harassed.
- Gender Socialization
This presentation explores the messages that each gender receives about what it means to be male or female and who we receive these messages from in our society. Advertising images are used to demonstrate this phenomenon and draw the connection between our socialization and sexual harassment, dating violence, and sexual assault.