Through the initiation of the Kansas State University Campaign for Nonviolence (CNV), the Safe Zone Program works with the Counseling Services, Center for Advocacy, Response and Education (CARE), the LGBT Resource Center, the Office of Student Life, Non-Traditional & Veteran Student Services, The Student Access Center, International Student and Scholar Services, the Office of Institutional Equity, and other groups both on-campus and off-campus to offer training for individuals and Safe Zone allies.
What is Safe Zone Training
Students, Administrators, Faculty, staff receive concise, current education/information in order to offer safe spaces for students who feel threatened by violence, bullying or hate crimes.
Educated allies receive:
- Training in listening and responding
- Training in how to refer to proper offices
- Various intervention options and techniques
- Handouts and materials of up-to-date resources
- Networking/connection with others on campus
- Prevention, crisis intervention, and aftermath information/training.
Who are Safe Zone allies
Allies are trained faculty, students and community members at Kansas State University and in the Manhattan area. Staff in various departments across campus are encouraged to become Safe Zone Ally.