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Prevention Education

Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) 

Women’s basic self-defense training with the instructional objective “to develop and enhance the options of self-defense, so they may become viable considerations to the woman who is attacked.” The R.A.D. program at Northern Illinois University is taught by certified R.A.D. instructors. Get more information about the Rape Aggression Defence (RAD) program.  

NIU Department of Police & Public Safety
395 Wirtz Drive
815-753-1212 
niupd@niu.edu


Title IX/Sexual Misconduct 

Affirmative Action and Equity Compliance provides training, education and outreach programs to help ensure NIU is an environment free from all forms of discrimination including sexual misconduct. Recently, Illinois passed the Preventing Sexual Violence in Higher Education Act. To comply with this law, employees must complete Title IX online module annually or you may request a customized program.

Affirmative Action and Equity Compliance
1515 West Lincoln Highway
DeKalb, IL 60115
815-753-1118
AAEC_Training@niu.edu

 


Advocacy Services 

Advocacy Services, provided by Counseling & Consultation Services, provides presentations tailored to target audiences regarding domestic violence, sexual assault, and campus resources. Example programs include: How to Help a Friend, Navigating Awareness of Campus Resources and Impacts of Sexual Assault and Dating/ Domestic Violence on Campus. A confidential advisor  provides assistance to students impacted by sexual assault, domestic/dating violence, and stalking.  Request a program

Counseling & Consultation Services
Campus Life Building 200
815-753-1206
 


Interpersonal Violence Prevention Education 

Wellness Promotion offers several relevant presentations on interpersonal relationships and violence such as “Building Healthy Relationships,” “Handling Conflicts,” among many others. Request a program

Wellness Promotion
Chick Evans Field House 139
815-753-9755
wellnesspromotion@niu.edu  

 


NIU Police Outreach Education  

NIU Department of Police and Public Safety conducts prevention and education programming on a range of topics including drug and alcohol consumption and sexual assault. The programs are conducted by NIU police officers using PowerPoint, demonstrations, or discussions. 
 
NIU Department of Police & Public Safety
395 Wirtz Drive
815-753-1212 
niupd@niu.edu

 


Pause Off!  

Peer Educators conduct interactive skits to educate students on sexual assault, healthy relationships, positive bystander behavior, and safer social habits.  Request a program

Wellness Promotion
Chick Evans Field House 139
815-753-9755
wellnesspromotion@niu.edu  
  

 


Safe Passage: Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence 

Presentations about domestic violence and sexual assault. Presentations can range from: effects of family violence on children, spotting and reporting suspected abuse and neglect, handling disclosures, dealing with domestic violence and sexual assault and much more.  

Safe Passage (DeKalb County 24-hour Rape Crisis Center)
Sarah Slavenas, Prevention Coordinator
815-756-5228
sslavenas@safepassagedv.org  

  


Should I Stay or Should I Go  

An interactive discussion about relationships… How to evaluate a relationship and determine whether you need to stay or go. Counseling & Consultation Services conducts presentations on several topics including relationships (Breaking Up is Hard to Do, Should I Stay or Should I Go, Creating Healthy Relationships) and sexual assault awareness. In addition, individual assistance for students is free and confidential.  Request a program

Counseling & Consultation Services
Campus Life Building 200
815-753-1206