UNCW provides year-round primary prevention and education programs, awareness events and print and video resources addressing a variety of topics related to gender-based/sexual misconduct, dating/domestic violence, or stalking. These programs include education for new students, risk reduction strategies, bystander intervention trainings and campaigns, and emerging and established evidence-based prevention efforts. These efforts are designed to stop dating/domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking before they occur through the promotion of positive and healthy behaviors that foster healthy, mutually respectful relationships and sexuality, encourage safe bystander intervention, and seek to change behavior and social norms in healthy and safe directions.
UNCW CARE is UNCW's violence prevention & intervention program. CARE offers prevention programs delivered by peer educators and professional staff. These programs can be brought to classrooms, student organization meetings, residence halls and other UNCW settings. CARE has a menu of prepared programs, but program staff can design a program specific to your needs.
My Stand Mentor Training
My Stand Mentor is a student leader training program to encourage active bystander behaviors and develop liaisons between the student body and UNCW CARE. By attending My Stand training, students deepen their ability to be a more active and engaged resource for their friends and the community. This training is designed to give all students the tools to be the change agents in our culture to reduce violence and improve each others' lives.
UNCW Police sponsors a wide-variety of safety and prevention programs through the year, as part of their PAC'N Police and Community Networking model.
RAD (Rape Aggression Defense) Training
RAD Training is a free program for women to learn warning signs and self-defense skills. RAD is a program of realistic self-defense tactics and techniques. It is a comprehensive self-defense course for women that begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and avoidance, which progressing on to the basics of hands-on defensive training. Click here for the RAD schedule and class sign-ups.