Bystander to Upstander:
Transforming Culture Train-the-Trainer

This interactive, train-the-trainer workshop provides a sustainable way for participants to facilitate the Bystander to Upstander: Transforming Culture workshop with colleagues in their units. Participants will gain the knowledge and skills required to facilitate the Bystander to Upstander: Transforming Culture workshop in which participants learn how to identify moments of injustice such as sexual violence, racism, and sexism, learn trauma-informed upstander skills to impact positive change and promote a culture of nonviolence, and practice upstander strategies with real-life scenarios. This train-the-trainer workshop also includes a discussion of potential issues that may arise during the workshop facilitation as well as ideas on how to customize the workshop to meet the needs of different groups. Train-the-trainer workshop participants will receive all materials needed to facilitate the workshop and will join a collaborative team of trainers that work together to build communities that support difference and unify against intolerance.

 

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Effectively facilitate the Bystander to Upstander: Transforming Culture workshop

  • Customize the Bystander to Upstander: Transforming Culture workshop to best meet the needs of the target group

  • Gain confidence in addressing potential issues that may arise during the workshop facilitation

  • Connect with other Bystander to Upstander: Transforming Culture trainers

 

Prerequisite for this workshop is attendance at a Bystander to Upstander: Transforming Culture workshop.

The Bystander to Upstander: Transforming Culture Train-the-Trainer Workshop is about 2 hours long.