A package of E-Learning Training Modules entitled “REACT-ACT-PREVENT SEXUAL VIOLENCE THROUGH YOUTH WORK”, have been developed during the project, proposing innovative policies,strategies and practices to combat sexual violence through youth work.All modules utilize non-formal learning tools and are created based on primary prevention approaches covering information sharing, awareness raising, learning, education, training, networking and cooperation.
The Package of E-Learning Training Modules are divided into Part A:Youth Organizations and Part B:Individuals.Each Part is composed by 3 thematic categories, each containing 7 E-learning training modules on related subjects.Modules include curricula and accompanied audiovisual material. All modules will be uploaded on the E-Learning Training Platform and will be available to all for free.
The modules under PART B: INDIVIDUALS concentrate on subjects enhancing practical knowledge,awareness of youth professionals or volunteers on sexual violence prevention tools and practices and on developing skills,competences and abilities on implementing innovative prevention sexual violence programs,strengthening also the quality of services provided to youth.
TRAINING MODULES PART B: INDIVIDUALS
B.1. STRATEGIC AWARENESS RAISING PRACTICES AND TOOLS
Expected impact the familiarization of beneficiaries on strategic awareness raising practices and tools which can been proved effective with positive results in sexual violence prevention programs.
Strategic awareness raising prevention action plan.
Prevention campaigns attempting to change public attitudes and norms towards sexual violence, using media tools.
Awareness raising in multiple settings targeting parents, peers, school and youth initiatives.
Creative artistic tools: theatre, dance, flashmobs, public debates, television or radio series.
Visual printed tools: strong anti-violence slogans, logos, leaflets, posters, booklets, and other visual printed material.
Use of IT technology for campaigns, social media marketing.
Video related tools: Filmed social experiments, filmed interviews, filmed flashmobs and others.
B.2. BYSTANDER-FOCUSED SEXUAL VIOLENCE PREVENTION IN YOUTH WORK
The expected impact will the enhancement of key-competences and skills of youth workers and volunteers in adopting an ongoing bystander-focused preventive attitude and stand towards sexual violent behaviors.
Awareness: identification of sexual violence cases, detection of risky situations, challenging sexist attitudes and behaviors, intervention and provision of support
Sense of Responsibility: motivations to step in and take action against sexual violence.
Perception of norms: perceptions of peer norms about helping, organizational norms and authoritarian norms.
Weighing pros and cons: when involved in a risky situation, including threats for own safety, negative consequences in relationship with others
Hands-on experiences: cases where life experience works as a positive leverage in consulting and supporting others.
Personal distancing: reactions and interventions within logical boundaries and no personal attachments.
Acknowledgement of personal limitations: in knowledge, skills and abilities and request of more advance professional assistance
B.3. EFFECTIVE SEXUAL VIOLENCE PREVENTION YOUTH PROGRAMS AND GOOD PRACTICES
The expected impact will be the familiarization of beneficiaries with methods, tools and materials, contributing towards the direct empowerment of children and young people as proactive means to sexual violence prevention and enhancement of their skills on how to practically adopt and apply in their daily work. The following modules directly apply to children and young people as beneficiaries.
Individual-level and enhancement of personal skills
Interpersonal relationship-level and enhancement of relationships with peers, family members, friends and others.
Community relationship level
Female activism against sexual violence
Male activism against sexual violence
Peer-to-Peer support and mentoring
Group initiatives promoting a healthy non-violent society