Educational programming is a large component of SAPA services. SAPA presents dozens of times throughout each academic year.
SAPA provides free educational programs to CMU classes and the Mount Pleasant community. Programs may also be requested by groups and individuals outside of our community (fees vary). Requests for programs SAPA will present need to be recieved at least three weeks prior to program date. Please note that due to SAPA availability, not all program requests can be honored. More information on this can be requested
What All Programs Include*
- Presentation by trained SAPA advocates who have received a minimum of 50 hours of training.
- Availability of at least one SAPA advocate for support/information/crisis needs both during and after the presentation.
- Some tailoring available to meet the specific needs of a class/audience/group/etc.
- A Q&A session after each presentation.
- For the 2020-2021 SAPA is actively working to adapt all programs to be accessible virtually. Requests will still be considered and our organization will work with yours to find a virtual format that fits best both for your needs and within our capabilities.
*These apply only to all programs put on at
Central Michigan University. For specifics regarding off-campus programs, please
contact the Programming Coordinator via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Requesting a SAPA Educational Program/SAPA Support
SAPA Support Requests
To request SAPA's presence and/or crisis support for your own program or event, please just list "SAPA Support" as your program type. Please note that we are able to provide support virtually for programs and events at this time as well.
Sexual Assault Program
Approximate time: 45-60 minutes
This interactive program covers the definitions of sexual assault and consent, social myths surrounding sexual assault, the profile of the most common perpetrator found on college campuses, information on drugs used to facilitate sexual assault, bystander intervention strategies, and how to help a survivor. This program also includes a Survivor's Account*. During this portion of the program a survivor will share their personal story, adding an emotional depth by providing the audience with a real account of the impact sexual assault can have on an individual.*Not always available. Survivor's Account will depend on the availability of the survivor.Domestic Violence/Intimate Partner Violence ProgramApproximate time: 45-60 minutes
This interactive program covers the myths and realities of Domestic Violence/Intimate Partner Violence, discussing how and why people stay and struggle to leave these relationships, the differences between healthy and DV/IPV relationships, and how to help someone in a Domestic Violence/Intimate Partner Violence relationship.Harassment in the Workplace Program
Approximate Time: 45-60 minutes
This program details harassment as found in workplace environments. The definition of harassment, types of harassment, the differences between stalking and harassment, and what audience members can do to help. This program has interactive discussion and video components to keep audience members engaged and involved.
Stalking ProgramApproximate Time: 45-60 minutes
This program details stalking. It's definition, safety considerations, stalking in the media, the patterns of behavior associated with it, and ways to help.Other Affiliated ProgramsNo Zebras, No Excuses Orientation Program
Outside of Central Michigan University’s annual Community and Campus Living Orientation, all other requests for this program should now be directed to the professional group No Zebras and More
. Please contact them for more information and to check pricing and availability.