WVU students are encouraged to apply to become Peer Advocates. As a Peer Advocate, you will be trained to help sexual assault survivors on campus find resources available to them.
Becoming a Peer Advocate will not only allow a students to develop leadership skills in the areas of advocacy, community responsibility and collaboration, but all advocates will be offered training covering everything from the confidentiality process to peer-crisis intervention, exploration of gender and role issues to effective communication and listening skills.
Learn more about becoming a Peer Advocate here.
This project was supported by Grant No. 2013-WA-AX-0002 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, US Dept. Of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not reflect the views of the Dept of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.
In accordance with promising practices in violence prevention as outlined in the Campus SaVE Act, WELLWVU Office of Wellness & Health Promotion has adopted the Green Dot model as our violence prevention strategy. Green Dot, etc. is a non-profit organization built on the premise that we can measurably and systematically reduce violence within any given community.
Learn more about the Green Dot program at WVU here.