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Violence Prevention ProgramWRCNM provides education and violence prevention programs geared toward every sector in our community. The following programs explore how communities can unite to take action before violence occurs.

  • Violence Prevention Team
    This collaborating team of community stakeholders addresses the root causes of sexual and intimate partner violence, working to help stop violence before it occurs. Team members along with the WRCNM’s Violence Prevention Coordinator offer violence prevention training, workshops and technical assistance to the community and professional groups.
  • Key Training Concepts
    • Identify primary prevention strategies
    • Recognize effectiveness of prevention
    • Promote an understanding that everyone has a role to play
    • Proactive analysis of the Individual, Relationship, Community and Society
    • How to change societal norms that allow violence to thrive
    • Active bystander roles
  • Just the Facts
    This is a school-based program that provides teens with valuable information on sexual assault, teen dating abuse, gender role stereotypes, Michigan Law, healthy relationships and setting boundaries and limits. The theme of respect and responsibility is modeled through skill building lessons. This program introduces teens to facts and prevention methods that allow positive life choices.
  • Community Presentations
    WRCNM offers presentations on a variety of topics including violence prevention, healthy relationships, dynamics of abuse, bullying, stalking, and setting company policy with respect to workplace violence.  Presentations can be customized to the needs of the audience including social/civic groups, faith-based organizations, businesses, professional organizations and the community at large.
  • Coaching Boys Into Men
    This is a nationally renowned program for coaches and those who work with young people and boys.  The program uses a ‘Playbook’ containing concrete tips, coaching advice and useful anecdotes addressing the issues of respect, healthy relationships and the concept that violence never equals strength.

    Coaching Boys Into Men information and resources, click here.

    Request free Coaching Boys Into Men materials from the Women's Resource Center of Northern Michigan and 100 Men Campaign, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Working together
    Learn more about our collaborative efforts to assist survivors and prevent violence, click here.
For more information on Violence Prevention Programs:

Violence Prevention Coordinator
(231) 347-1572


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