Center for Prevention and Outreach
Trainings and Workshops
Bystander Intervention Trainings
Green Dot - participants learn how to recognize risky or potentially violent situations and practice skills and strategies for intervening to prevent or address what's happening.
QPR - students will understand how to recognize the signs that someone is communicating suicidality, offer them HOPE and have the courage to connect them to mental health resources.
Red Watch Band - educates students on the signs of an alcohol overdose and how to call for help.
By completing the three bystander intervention trainings listed above (Green Dot, QPR and Red Watch Band) you may be eligible for the Upstander Award. Students that complete all three trainings by the end of the semester before they graduate (if you are graduating May 2022, you need to complete all three by the end of the Fall 2021 semester) will receive the Upstander Award. This includes a certificate and graduation cord.
If you need a copy of your bystander training certificate please contact email@example.com. **Please allow two weeks after your training before requesting your certificate.
You can register for any our bystander intervention trainings here.
Want to host a private training for your club or organization? Complete our event request form.
Certificate Based Workshops
VIPRE VIP (Very Informed Person) Certificate Workshops - Learn more about different forms and impacts of sexual and relationship violence, as well as resources and strategies for supporting those who experience violence. Attend 5 VIPRE workshops to earn the VIP (Very Informed Person) Certificate.
S tress and Trauma Certificate Workshops - This 3-session workshop serie s takes a closer loo k at the concepts of stress and trauma, and examines distinguishing factors, impacts to functioning in daily life and strategies for managing them, as well as resources for additional support. Participants must attend all three workshops to earn the Stress and Trauma Certificate.
Sex @ SBU Certificate Workshops - Knowing what we are looking for from physical intimacy, and knowing how to communicate our wants and needs while respecting our own (and our partners’) boundaries, are key to safe and satisfying sexual encounters. Join CPO’s peer educators for this 4-session workshop series to examine the concepts of sexual autonomy and empowerment, consent communication and setting limits, and information and resources for safer, healthy sex during your college college experience. Students who attend all four sessions earn the CPO Sexpert Certificate.
One Love Workshops - CPO is proud to partner with One Love, a national organization dedicated to educating young people about healthy and unhealthy relationships, and empowering them to identify and avoid abuse and learn how to love better. Students can participate in a variety of peer educator-led One Love workshops through CPO.
Care Team Cafe - A five part workshop series that educates students about the impact of substance use and abuse and how to support a friend in recovery. Topics include Marijuana, Tobacco and Vaping, Party Drugs, Study Drugs and Recovery. Students that attend all five workshops in a single academic year receive the ASAP Certificate.
Protect yOUR Health - This five part workshop series teaches students the various aspects of physical and sexual health. Topics include Flu Prevention, Nutrition, STD Prevention and Health in College. Students that complete all five in a single academic year receive the Health Hero certificate.
AIM (Advanced Intrapersonal Mind) - This four part workshop series helps you to understand the connection between your brain and body in order to recognize signs of mental stress. This series will also provide you with skills to increase your ability to effectively respond and support your overall mental wellness and success . Attend all four workshops within an academic year (by April 1st) and receive the A.I.M. Certificate.
You can register for our any of the workshops listed above here.
To schedule a private workshop for your club or organization please complete our event request form.
Other Workshops and Trainings
Relationship Toolkit Workshops - Connect with VIPRE peer educators to explore a variety of topics focused on relationships and making them work, with an emphasis on communication skills and strategies. Develop insight into your own relationships goals, find out what distinguishes healthy relationships from unhealthy ones, identify strategies to help whether you're looking for someone new, or working to maintain a long-distance love, practice techniques for setting boundaries and managing conflict, and learn how to survive a breakup.
You Tested Positive, Now What? - CPO is excited to partner with Tara Conlon from SBU Medicine's PrEP program to host a workshop on how you can support a friend that has tested positive for an STD or HIV. Often times there is shame and stigma around testing positive and we are here to provide support to those who have tested positive & educate others on how to best support your friends.
Coping & Connecting Workshops - These peer led workshops focus on some of the most common struggles and stressors college students face. Research driven, Coping & Connecting workshop provide real life coping strategies that your fellow peers have utilized to support their own success at SBU.
You can register for these workshops and trainings here.
Upstander Award & Gala
By completing all three bystander intervention trainings (Green Dot, QPR and Red Watch Band) you may be eligible for the Upstander Award. Students that complete all three trainings by the end of the semester before they graduate (if you are graduating May 2022, you need to complete all three by the end of the Fall 2021 semester) will receive the Upstander Award. This includes a certificate and graduation cord.
The Upstander Award along with the certificates for our workshop series (listed above) are presented at the annual Upstander Gala. The Gala takes place every April. Students eligible for any of the awards are sent a virtual invitation in early April.
If you have any questions about your Upstander status or need a copy of your bystander training certificate please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. **Please allow two weeks after your training before requesting your certificate.