Breaking Away: How to have a Sexual Assault Survivor Supportive Campus in a World of Victim Blaming

Sara Gleisle, The College at Brockport

Ms. Sara Gleisle is the assistant director for the Center for Select Respect and the Women’s Center. The center administers programming concerning sexual violence, relationship violence, and stalking. Sara earned her bachelor’s degree from the SUNY at Cortland, where she majored in health education. She pursued a graduate program at the University of Rochester’s Margaret Warner School of Education, earning an MS in administration of higher education with student affairs and specialized in college health.

Description

This session will describe how the Center for Select Respect provides a space for survivors of sexual assault to be heard. One of the first steps to feeling personally empowered after a sexual assault is feeling comfortable, safe, and believed. This session will detail how the Center for Select Respect has begun to build such a community on our college campus. The Select Respect Peer Educators assist in the creation of this community through outreach and education. Upon leaving this session, attendees will be equipped with the tools to further empower survivors of sexual assault.

 
Oct 8th, 11:00 AM Oct 8th, 12:15 PM

Breaking Away: How to have a Sexual Assault Survivor Supportive Campus in a World of Victim Blaming

This session will describe how the Center for Select Respect provides a space for survivors of sexual assault to be heard. One of the first steps to feeling personally empowered after a sexual assault is feeling comfortable, safe, and believed. This session will detail how the Center for Select Respect has begun to build such a community on our college campus. The Select Respect Peer Educators assist in the creation of this community through outreach and education. Upon leaving this session, attendees will be equipped with the tools to further empower survivors of sexual assault.