Courses Available

The following are courses our Wise Options community educator can deliver to your club, religious group or staff meeting. The community educator keeps all of these topics relevant and interactive to create a positive and informative experience. To schedule a presentation contact Kacie Hopkins at (570) 322-4637 ext. 112 or khopkins@ywcawilliamsport.org.

Healthy Touch – Programming for kids age preschool thru 3rd grade on the differences between good and bad touches as well as the importance of setting boundaries for themselves.

Bullying – Programming for kids and teens about the effects of bullying on others, what to do if they are bullied as well as the importance of bystander intervention.

Healthy Relationships (Teen) – Gives teens an opportunity to explore their ideas of what a healthy relationship is and how to address unhealthy behaviors among their peers.

Love is Not Abuse – Addresses the issues of teen dating violence which is often misunderstood and underreported.

Sexual Assault Awareness – Information for teens and college students about date rape, statutory rape and drug-facilitated rape.

DV101 – Addresses the basics of domestic violence – what is it, why does it happen, what to do if you or someone you know is a victim.

Effects on Children – Explores the effects that domestic violence can have on children even if they are not being abused directly.

Healthy Relationships (Adults) – Provides adults with an opportunity to redefine what a healthy relationship is by giving them the tools to recognize unhealthy ones.

Effects of Sexual Assault – Discusses the effects that sexual assault can have on adults and children victims and significant others.

Beyond Stranger Danger – More than 90% of children who are victims of sexual abuse were abused by someone they know. This program takes a look at the real risks and dangers our children are exposed to.

Elder Abuse – Special concerns for seniors, indicators of abuse and ways to prevent

DV in the Workplace – An overview of domestic violence for employers to help them cope when an employee is a victim.

Sexual Harassment – What it is and how to stop it.