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Creating a Safer Campus
Supporting survivors and removing barriers: Part I
October 16, 2015
2:00-4:30 p.m.
Adams Hall, Chandelier Room
RSVP to pcsw@niu.edu by October 12th

The Presidential Commission on the Status of Women is hoting a fall conference open to all faculty and staff looking to obtain resources and gain insight on how to support victims of sexual assault. [Download a copy of the conference flyer. Download a printable copy of the schedule.]

Welcome address

Dr. Lisa Freeman, Executive Vice President and Provost

Panel presentation

Opening remarks

Dr. Michelle Lilly, Department of Psychology, and Co-Director of the Trauma Services Clinic

VAWA executive summary and NIU's response

Dr. Kristen Myers, Department of Sociology and Director of the Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality

NIU response to survivor disclosure

Shana Ware, Advocacy Services Coordinator

Psychological Services for survivors on and off campus

Mary Ellen Schaid, Executive Direcotr of Safe Passage
Dr. Michelle Lilly

Bystander intervention and training

Dr. Donna Schoenfeld, Director of Wellness Promotion

Discussion and Q&A

Questions from the audience

Panel discussion: What are the major barriers to creating a safer campus?

Video presentation

Table discussion

How do you handle disclosures?