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Programs & Workshops

Learn about the various presentations, workshops, and trainings offered by UC San Diego's CARE at the Sexual Assault Resource Center.

Any program can be tailored to meet the needs of your specific group or organization. Complete our online form to request one of the following programs for students or staff. For any questions and/or clarification contact CARE at (858) 534-5793 or careinfo@ucsd.edu

Program Request Form

Interested in requesting one of these programs? Complete our online program request form.

For Students

How Far We'll Go: Navigating Healthy Relationships

Relationships can be difficult to navigate, especially when individuals are bringing along their different cultures, values, and experiences. Discussion includes qualities of a healthy relationship, signs of an unhealthy or abusive relationship, and working with campus resources. (45 minute - 1 hour workshop)

Cute or Creepy? Practicing Cybersafety

Twitter. Tumblr. Facebook. Google. There are so many ways to stay connected, but sometimes it's hard to draw the line between cute and creepy. This program offers tips about online safety, privacy settings, texting/sexting, social networks, and how to protect personal information. Discussion includes defintions of stalking and cyberstalking, reporting options, and working with campus resources. (45 minute - 1 hour workshop)

Yes, No, Maybe: Clarifying Consent

What is consent? Consent is informed, enthusiastic, and necessary. This interactive workshop focuses on communication, consent and healthy sexuality. Learn what consent is and how to ask, listen, and respect. Discussion focuses on definitions of consent, when consent can not be given, "yes means yes" education, bystander intervention and working with campus resources. (45 minute - 1 hour workshop)


What can you do before a party, during a party, and after a party to make sure that you and your friends have a good time? This program is interactive while teaching some important strategies on making sure everyone gets home safe after a party. Discussion focuses on risk reduction, bystander intervention, and working with campus resources. (45 minute - 1 hour workshop)

How to Support a Survivor

Do you know a friend or family member who has been a victim/survivor of sexual assault, relationship violence, or stalking? This program offers some insights on ways of offering them support and resources, as well as, understanding roles and responsibilities regarding disclosures of these issues. Identifying information of victims/survivors will not be discussed. (1 hour presentation)

CARE Jeopardy 

This fun jeopardy is a great way to learn more about CARE services and important information about healthy relationships, consent, helping a friend, and online safety. This program also discusses general safety tips and facts about campus resources. Great for coed groups and works best with at least 10 participants. (1 hour workshop)

CARE Services

Are you interested in learning more about CARE at the Sexual Assault Resource Center? This presentation is a comprehensive summary of the educational outreach and support services provided by CARE advocates to students affected by sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking. (10-15 minute presentation)

For Faculty and Staff

How to Refer a Student to CARE 

If your department works closely with UC San Diego students, this workshop provides an overview on how to respond to students in crisis and how to assist them in seeking services from CARE. It will also address how to respond in a timely fashion and ensure that the students’ rights and privacy are respected. Finally, we will provide information on staff and faculty reporting obligations in relation to the Clery Act. We will also review campus policies and procedures related to sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking.

  • Presentation (30 minutes) includes an overview of CARE services and offers strategies for supporting a student
  • Training (1 hour) also incorporates case scenarios and role play

Managing Disruptive Behavior - CARE and UCSD Police

Learning how to handle difficult people in a respectful yet assertive way is a valuable skill for anyone to know. This program introduces basic skills that can be applied in most situations when you are dealing with disruptive individuals. We also cover how to be a good witness and when to call the police. (45 minute presentation)

Safety and the UC San Diego Community

This is one of our most popular presentations and works well with staff, large groups, and parents who visit during Orientation. We cover general campus safety information such as crime statistics, safety tips, and the emergency notification system. This presentation can be tailored to the needs of your group. (30 minute presentation)

UC Learning Center Course: How to Support a Student Survivor

Staff may come across non-academic concerns affecting their students. In this interactive workshop, participants will learn how to serve as a resource and referral agent for students impacted by sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking.

Topics that will be covered include:

  • Understanding the 5 steps to an effective and appropriate response
  • Assessing for urgency and ensuring student victim rights
  • Identifying on- and off- campus resoruces available for students and staff

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Effective Jan. 1, 2015

Due to the call to action by UC President Janet Napolitano to have a system-wide consistent model for the prevention and response to sexual violence, SARC has changed its name to CARE. See Chancellor Khosla’s announcement for details.