Prevention, Education, & Training

Prevention & Education


A confidential, personalized, online course that answers your questions and dispels myths about sexual violence, dating violence, domestic violence and stalking
To register and begin Haven:

Bystander Intervention

In Fall 2014, Ferris State University will begin implementing strategies to create a culture that intervenes when a community member is in trouble.

Campus Speaker Series Opportunities

“Sex and the College Student”
“Take Back the Night”
“5 Star” programs on sexual awareness

Facilitated Programs

Alcohol and drug programming
Public Safety presentations (open sessions and FSUS)
Residence Hall programs on sexual violence and consent

Information Distribution

Counseling information provided in building lobbies
General distribution policies and procedures
Information via Code of Student Community Standards
Virtual Women’s Resource Center

Resources to Prevent Further Victimization

Personal Counseling Center Counselors
Birkam Health Center Clinicians
The Department of Public Safety
The Office of Student Conduct
The Dean of Student Life Office


Training Done:

  • Global Compliance Network online training for new professionals (Harassment)
  • Monthly anti-harassment and non-discrimination seminars provided through the Equal Opportunity Office at Ferris State University
  • Outside training experiences for individuals directly responsible for resolving complaints through ASCA, NASPA, and other professional organizations
  • Annual training for University Committee on Discipline (UCD) members [faculty, staff and students]
  • Regular training for University police on responding to incidents of sexual violence
  • Ongoing housing staff training provided by Residence Life and through collaboration with the Department of Public Safety, the Office of Student Conduct, the Ferris Equal Opportunity Office, and the Personal Counseling Center.