March 7; SAFE ZONE training!
Safe Zone is Manchester University's
training guide that helps faculty, staff, and students better communicate and
understand the struggles of the LGBTQIA community on and off campus.
Safe Zone allows for the campus to visual show how
open and aware it is of the LGBTQA community. It is a support system designed to
give students a better idea of who is accepting and readily available to talk
with about LGBTQA concerns or issues.
- Vocabulary building
- Counseling methods
- Professional point-of-views
- Personal reflections
- Scenario practices
- Insights into the thoughts of struggling students
Types of certifications:
- Comprehensive: indicates that card holder took
a two-hour Safe Zone course, and is comfortable with the basic knowledge
- All-inclusive: indicates that the card holder
took a four-hour Safe Zone course, has had personal experience with scenarios,
and holds a more in-depth understanding of Safe Zone
- Trainer: indicates that the card holder has
taken the all-inclusive four-hour training plus the extra time spent learning
how to communicate his, her, or per knowledge with others
"If you see one of these stickers on a door
or window, you can rest assured that this person is an ally and is willing to
Trainings occur regularly throughout the year. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to get a schedule or to sign-up for our next session.