Learn about the various presentations, workshops, and trainings offered by UCSD's Center for Advocacy, Resources, and Education (CARE; formerly known as SARC).
Do you think 100 text messages in 1 hour is cute or creepy? What does your answer say about your views on healthy relationships? We'll talk about red flags and healthy behaviors in a relationship. This program for coed groups gives some clarity on what makes a healthy relationship. (45 minute - 1 hour workshop)
Twitter. Tumblr. Facebook. Google. There are so many ways to stay connected, but sometimes it's hard to tell who is checking up on you... This program offers tips about online safety, privacy settings, texting/sexting, social networks, and how to protect personal information. (45 minute - 1 hour workshop)
You ever see something and want to say something? Do you want to know how to successfully intervene when something is wrong? This program teaches the UCSD Bystander Intervention Techniques (BIT) Model that offers skills and strategies for individuals who want to learn how to step in when something just doesn't feel right.
Do you know a friend or family member who has been a victim of sexual assault, relationship violence, or stalking? This program offers some insights on how you can offer them support and resources as well as take care of yourself. Identifying information of victims/survivors will not be discussed. (10-30 minute presentation)
Being away from the one you love can be a difficult adjustment. This program offers strategies on how to improve communication and maintain trust in order to sustain a healthy long-distance relationship. (45 minute - 1 hour workshop).
Think consent is boring? Well, we've got news for you. Consent is not only necessary, but also foreplay. This is an interactive workshop that focuses on communication and healthy sexuality. Learn what consent is and how to ask for it. (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. (45 minute - 1 hour workshop)
Keeping your relationship a priority while staying focused in school isn't always easy. Join us for this interactive program and we'll discuss the building blocks of a solid relationship and strategies for prioritizing your partner. Great for graduate and professional students! (45 minute - 1 hour workshop)
Learn important safety and health information in a fun and innovative way. This program not only discusses sexual health but also general safety tips. Great for coed groups and works best with at least 10 participants. (1 hour workshop)
Are you interested in learning more about SARC? This presentation is a comprehensive summary of the educational outreach and support services provided by SARC advocates to students affected by sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking. (10-15 minute presentation)
The Jeanne S. Clery Report is a federally mandated report that the University is responsible for distributing every year. It informs the community about crime statistics, reporting a crime, emergency services as well as a wealth of valuable information. This training explains your role as a staff member in relation to this report. This is ideal for your department/staff meetings. (30 minute presentation)
Are you one of our colleagues who wants to help educate our students about these issues? The program can provide you with new skills and strategies to intervene in everyday life situations.
If your department works closely with UCSD students, this workshop provides an overview on how to respond to students in crisis and how to assist them in seeking services from SARC. 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.
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)
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)
Contact the Center for Advocacy, Resources, and Education (CARE; formerly known as SARC), (858) 534-5793.
Interested in requesting a program? Complete our online program request form.
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.