There are some topics that require more time to go deep and build a strong foundation. Many of these intensives are skills-based and provide ample time to practice and get individual feedback.
Consent and Leadership
Approaching consent from a leadership perspective requires an ever-expanding skill set. Usually done over a long weekend, this intensive covers a comprehensive set of topics to help leaders in the modern world both understand and manage issues of consent. Suggested for leadership teams, boards, managers, organizers, and anyone who holds power and/or makes decisions for others.
Consent Advocate Training
Consent advocates help create more consensual spaces through education, support, and helping with consent incidents. It's a specialized role most people can learn to do if they have good communication, boundary, and emotional regulation skills. This intensive, usually done over a weekend, will train folks in the skills needed and go over what to expect. Great for support teams, conference work, accountability teams, and people who work to manage consent incidents.
Writing Codes of Conduct, Consent Policy, or Procedure
This intensive is designed to take you from a blank sheet to an organized draft. We'll facilitate the process with your group or committee to create the policy and procedures that are right for you. Often done in 4 sections spread out over a couple months.
Bystander Intervention Training
It's not easy to step in and confront an intense situation. This intensive teaches skills designed to help you make a change. Great for advocates, support folks, leaders, and anyone who needs/wants to be able to intervene in difficult situations. Pairs well with the De-Escalation Skills Intensive. In-person preferred, pandemic accommodations to be negotiated.
CFPF - Consent Focused Psychological First Aid
There are specifics skills you need to deal with someone who is upset, traumatized, or has experienced a consent incident. This intensive aims to help you manage that initial encounter from a trauma-informed perspective. Essential for consent advocates. Great for anyone who might encounter someone who's been harmed.
This intensive teaches skills and techniques you need to calm an intense situation and move on to next steps. Great for advocates, support folks, leaders, and anyone who needs/wants to be able to calm difficult situations. Pairs well with Bystander Intervention Training.
Consent Educator Intensive
Put together by our experienced consent educators, this intensive, normally done over a long weekend, will help you integrate consent into your own teaching, walk through ways to teach complex consent models, and help you build a consent class of your own. Suggested for people who have some teaching experience.