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Thank you for your interest in one of our presentations. Below you will find a list of presentations with descriptions. Other presentations are currently under construction and are also available upon request.

If you would like to request a specific presentation for your organization or department please click on the link  at the bottom of the page. You must request a program at least two weeks in advance of the first requested program date. Note: SCE workshops are typically 1 hour long



Consent and Healthy Relationships


Buck-I-CARE about Consent

Participants will learn about how to practice initiating and continuing consensual sexual experiences through defining consent, thinking about boundaries, and learning how to communicate with CARE. This presentation will not only help participants learn more about consent, why they need it, and how to practice it but can also make their sex life better! (Please note: Starting Autumn 2016, all incoming first-year students are required to attend this introductory consent presentation during autumn semester as part of FYSS).



Sexual Violence and Intervention 


Buckeyes Got Your Back (bystander/upstander intervention)

This session aims to inform the campus about sexual violence prevention approaches used at Ohio State. Participants will learn various techniques for intervening in varrying levels of potentially harmful situations and learn the importance of interveing at all levels. Participants can also take the intervention styles quiz which will help participants learn thier most comfortable intervention style.

Take the BGYB Intervention Styles Quiz by visiting

While taking this quiz does not substitute the BGYB session it can ge a great way to learn more about your own most comfortable intervention style(s) and give you a starting point for intervening. 



These programs are focused on issues and topics male identifying students often face but are available to stuents of all genders and can be requested by anyone.


Not so Gentle, Man 

Participants will critically analyze the aspects of what currently makes a “man” in today’s society, the relationship between masculinity and violence, and the effect masculine violence has had on their personal life. This training is appropriate for campus departments or students in various leadership roles.


Managing Rejection 

Participants will define rejection, critically analyze the ways in which rejection affects their lives, the science behind the feeling of rejection, and learn some coping mechanisms to help handle moments where they experience rejection. 





Taking Up Space

Taking Up Space is a highly interactive, discussion and activity based program that helps to empower individuals to recognize and practice taking up different kinds of space such as speaking up in a group and positive posture. It will also help participants recognize and practice ways to give space to others.





Engaging with compassion and Confidence: Supporting a Victim/ Survivor

Participants will gain knowledge of trauma responses, behaviors and symptoms of victims/survivors of sexual misconduct. Participants will learn how to give a supportive response to a disclosure of sexual misconduct and how to care for themselves after the disclosure is made. Additionally, participants will learn about the supportive resources offered to victims/survivors of sexual misconduct by Student Life’s Sexual Civility and Empowerment Program.

Topic’s covered:

  • SCE Office & Staff Information
  • Sexual Misconduct Overview
  • Understanding College Students- Millennials & Gen Z
  • Trauma Responses, Behaviors, and Symptoms
  • Giving a Supportive Response
  • Secondary Trauma Stress Overview
  • SCE Support Services
  • Academic accommodations (when presentation is given to academic units)

*Presentation is given by SCE Assistant Director and/ or Support Coordinators. When presentation is requested by academic units, the SCE Advocate will be in attendance to discuss academic support and accommodations.





Buckeye Civility Training

All students at Ohio State come to campus with a variety of past experiences that have shaped them to be the person they are today. Making new friends on a college campus can be exciting and overwhelming with so many opportunities to get involved and meet new people. During this session, we will discuss the importance of past experiences and how we as Buckeyes need to be civil when engaging with new people we meet on campus. This session will provide useful information on how to be a supportive friend, in a trauma informed way, and how to locate campus resources that can support you and your friends in a time of need.


Social Skills and Civil Engagement

Participants in this interactive workshop will (1) examine effective interpersonal communication styles and skills; (2) recognize and respect personal and social boundaries; and (3) review conflict management styles.


Gender Roles and Stereotypes

Participants in this interactive workshop will (1) discuss gender norms and gender roles in society; (2) recognize gender stereotypes and bias; and (3) reflect on their own personal experiences and the connection to sexual civility.


Sexual Health Education

Participants in this interactive workshop will (1) discuss how to have great sex for shared pleasure; (2) identify realistic sex expectations; and (3) review the impact of alcohol on sex and the decision-making involved.


Healthy Relationship Skills

Participants in this interactive workshop will (1) discuss interpersonal skills for healthy relationships; (2) identify effective conflict management within relationships; and (3) understand civil dating skills.


Empathy & Behavior Management

Participants in this interactive workshop will (1) develop interpersonal skills for showing empathy; and (2) recognize the influence of their thoughts, emotions, and stress on decision-making and behavior.


Violence Prevention

Participants in this interactive workshop will (1) understand forms of interpersonal violence; (2) discuss their personal responsibility to promote community safety; and (3) review bystander intervention techniques.



Request a Sexual Civility and Empowerment Program

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