Community Outreach

Community Outreach Presentations Available and Information for Professionals

180 uses it’s expertise in the areas of sexual assault and domestic violence to educate professionals and promote awareness in the community. Training on the topics of domestic violence, sexual assault and drug facilitated sexual assault is offered for medical, law enforcement, education, social service, clinical, and other professionals, as well as parents, religious and community/civic groups.

Professional Training On Domestic Violence And Sexual Assault

180’s staff provide informational and sensitivity training for professionals in the county, to help them better understand and respond more effectively to domestic violence, relationship abuse and sexual assault victims. Recipients of such trainings include medical staff at area hospitals, school nurses, municipal and state police, social services staff, and first-responders at the Naval Weapons Station Earle.

If you wish to have a professional training regarding domestic violence, sexual assault, dating/relationship abuse, or date rape, please call (732) 264-4111.

Community Presentations

Staff and volunteers participate in hundreds of newspaper, TV/cable, and radio interviews, as well as speaking engagements at civic and religious clubs and organizations throughout the County. Topics discussed generally focus on 180’s services, raising public awareness about domestic violence and sexual assault, and specific client needs.

If you would like to have a presentation regarding domestic violence, sexual assault, dating/relationship abuse, date rape or drug-facilitated sexual assault, please call (732) 264-4111.

For a presentation that gives an overview of 180’s services county-wide and the ways that we are helping the community (and how the community can become involved), call (732) 264-4360  ext. 4233.

Primary Prevention Presentations for schools (these programs are free of charge)

180’s Prevention Services Overview for administrators or community group leadership.

180’s services, speakers and topics (10-15 minutes, live or by phone)

Teen Healthy Relationships and Sexual Violence (45-75 minutes)

(for Middle schools, High schools, and Senior Health class)

  • 180’s services & resources in Monmouth County
  • Statistics , examples & the law in New Jersey
  • Healthy vs. Unhealthy relationship dynamics
  • Safe break-ups
  • Risk reduction & bystander intervention
  • What is consent
  • How to help your friends, victim rights & options

Primary Prevention of Interpersonal Violence (HIB supported)

Media Literacy teaches students to challenge negative, sexist and violent media messages.

FULL WORKSHOP (6 – 8 modules) Interactive activities, video clips, discussions, and a final project.  Topics include:

  • The power of the media; its affect on ourselves and our culture
  • The forces behind media content
  • Persuasive techniques, spin, misinformation
  • Stereotypes and how they hurt us
  • Fantasy vs. Reality
  • Violence and sexism
  • Being a proactive media consumer (30-60 minutes each)

MINI WORKSHOP

Two Condensed presentations focusing on selected audience-specific topics (45-60 minutes each)

(i.e. music, video games, advertising, journalism, relationships, women in media)

MEDIA LITERACY INTRODUCTION/OVERVIEW

One hour overview of basic concepts, a few interactive activities, a few video clips  (45-60 minutes)

NEW! SCREAM Theater (Bystander Intervention, fee required)

Interactive Skit by Rutgers students (60-90 minutes)

SCREAM follow-up Bystander Intervention Workshops (45-60 minutes each)

 

For more information or to schedule a presentation contact:

Sue Levine
Prevention Coordinator
180 Turning Lives Around
1 Bethany Road, Bldg. 3 Suite 42
Hazlet, NJ 07730
Tel. 732-264-4360 x 4271
Email:  susanl@180nj.org

FOR PROFESSIONALS:

Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assault Education Project

Educational program for law enforcement and prosecution on how to identify and investigate drug-facilitated sexual assault; and or other professionals, parents and adolescents on the prevalence and dynamics of drug-facilitated sexual assault and on preventive measures. To arrange for a presentation or for further information, please contact 180 at (732) 264-4111 and ask for the DFSA Educator.

Community Presentations

Staff and volunteers participate in hundreds of newspaper, TV/cable, and radio interviews, as well as speaking engagements at civic and religious clubs and organizations throughout the County. Topics discussed generally focus on 180’s services, raising public awareness about domestic violence and sexual assault, and program and client needs.

If you would like to have a presentation regarding sexual assault, or drug-facilitated sexual assault, please call (732) 264-4111.