Learn how to offer protection to yourself from sexual assault at college.
If you’re a college freshman, you’ve probably heard rumors about students getting assaulted. Or maybe it’s already happened to someone you know. Perhaps you’ve worried about date rape. Or it could be you’ve already experienced a sexual assault and now don’t know what to do or where to turn. No one talks about sexual assault openly, so you’re left feeling lost and perplexed.
In Be Strong, Be Wise in the Age of #MeToo, psychotherapist and trauma expert Amy Carpenter provides all of the information you wish to have to keep yourself secure at college (and still have fun!). Use the tools Carpenter describes to feel confident in public settings, whether on campus, at a party, going to a club, on a date, or out on the town. By the end of Be Strong, Be Wise in the Age of #MeToo, you’ll be able to learn to:
- Establish a safety system with your friends that decreases risk
- Be safety-minded when going out for drinks
- Recognize the red flags you wish to have to know when meeting new people or starting a new relationship
- Understand gender roles as they relate to safety
- Respond if an assault takes place
Now is the time to be informed somewhat than afraid. In Be Strong, Be Wise in the Age of #MeToo, you’ll be able to learn to have fun at the same time as staying secure.