Training & Events

Safety is a community responsibility. Training and education is a critical component to the mission of the Office of Violence Prevention & Threat Management. Our office offers a number of training opportunities for staff and faculty to attend. Training is made available throughout the year. Though, we have scheduled training dates identified, departmental requests can be made. If you are interested in a specialized training topic (ex. Child Abuse Identification and Reporting) please contact this office. For questions regarding trainings, please contact Tina Nelson-Moss at 919-513-4224.

The following trainings are offered to faculty and staff:
Workplace Violence Prevention (Mandatory)

According to the Campus/Workplace Violence Prevention Regulation all supervisors and managers are required to attend workplace violence prevention training but all employees, staff, and faculty are encouraged to attend.

  • Attendees will learn about the Campus/Workplace Violence Prevention Regulation.
  • Attendees will understand what constitutes violent behavior and their mandatory reporting responsibilities.
  • Attendees will be able to identify concerning behaviors.
  • Attendees will be able to identify available resources.

Please click here to view and sign up for one of the available training dates.

Suicide Prevention

QPR is intended to teach individuals how to recognize the warning signs of suicide, including verbal, behavioral, and situational clues. It provides guidelines on how to question a person about suicidal thoughts, persuade and refer the person for help. The QPR training is both educational and experiential, and includes:

  • An overview of statistics regarding suicide
  • Myths and facts regarding suicide & suicidal behaviors
  • Identifying behavioral, verbal, and situational warning signs
  • Role playing and practicing the skills

Please click here to view and sign up for one of the available training dates.

Sexual Assault Prevention

Studies indicate that as many as 1 in 4 college age women will experience a sexual assault. Training objectives are as follows:

  • Attendees will be able to define sexual assault and consent.
  • Attendees will become familiar with bystander intervention strategies.
  • Understand available resources and leave with some crisis intervention tools to assist someone that has reported an assault.
  • Attendees will understand their reporting responsibilities.

Please click here to view and sign up for one of the available training dates.

Domestic Violence & Stalking Awareness 101

According to a 2008 study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 1 in 4 women in the U.S. report that they have experienced domestic violence. Domestic and Dating Violence are two of the most commonly reported cases to NC State’s Behavior Assessment Team.

  • Attendees will be able to define domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.
  • Attendees will become familiar with bystander intervention strategies.
  • Attendees will be familiar with NCSU and community resources.
  • Attendees will understand their reporting responsibilities.

Please click here to view and sign up for one of the available training dates.

A Day In The Life: A Workplace Response To Domestic Violence

This is a comprehensive training program developed by the Centrer County Women’s Resource Center. This training is an outcome of a domestic violence homicide that occurred in 2001, in State College, PA. The training objectives are as follows:

  • Increase awareness and understanding of domestic violence and how it affects people at home and in the workplace.
  • Increase opportunities for employees to access resources.
  • Increase knowledge about how best to support abused employees.
  • Motivate attendees to become part of the ‘solution’ at work and in the community.

Please click here to view and sign up for one of the available training dates.

VPTM supports a number of events in the NC State Community. See a list below:

  • Red Flag Campaign