Five key components are covered in this course to prepare educational professionals for harassment, bullying and discrimination prevention and intervention:
- Understanding the intent components and operational definitions of the Dignity Act.
- Developing sensitivity to the experience of specific student populations.
- Understanding how school climate and culture have an impact on student achievement and behavior.
- Understanding bullying, harassment and discrimination, including indicators, early warning signs, prevention and intervention, and how to interact with families of victims and aggressors.
- Understanding diversity and multicultural environments and examining your own biases.
This training will utilize information from multiple resources including the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program (OBPP).
Materials required for DASA training
The following documents are related to DASA training:
Required: Download, preview and have access to these documents during training: (You don't necessarily need to print these; just become familiar with and have access to them, as paper copies will not be provided.)
- DASA Training Agenda
- DASA Training Powerpoint
- Recognizing The Many Faces Of Bullying
- DASA Lesson Plan Template
- Are You A Bully?
When, where and how to register for DASA training
DASA training will take place on a regular basis over the course of the year. The cost is $65 paid online via credit card. Register online through the Continuing Education website. Note: Students must pre-register to be eligible to attend the training. Last-minute registrations may not be accommodated, and showing up on the day without prior registration will not be accommodated. For more information, send an email to Caroline Millen.
Location and parking information
The April 14 DASA training is located in Student Wing 202. The May 12 DASA Training is located in Lecture Hall 9. Here is a campus map for reference.
Anyone parking on campus starting at 7:01 a.m. Monday through 4:00 p.m. Friday must have a valid parking permit or be parked in a paid space. After 4 p.m. Friday until 7:00 a.m. Monday, no parking permit is needed to park in a valid parking space, though paid spaces (such as parking meters) are still in effect. For more information, see visitor parking.