SafeZone Train-the-Trainer Certification Program
The Gay Alliance SafeZone Train-the-Trainer Certification Program is a full day program created to develop confident, knowledgeable and effective SafeZone trainers, who can establish sustainable SafeZone Programs on their college campuses and in their workplaces.
This is a fast-paced, dynamic and interactive course which includes activities, small group discussions and opportunities for practicing skills as educators. Topics covered include:
· Educational Philosophy
· Suggested Exercises for Increasing Knowledge
· Suggested Exercises for Taking Action
· Encouraging Dialogue
· Empowering the Straight/Cisgender Ally
· Answering Questions Effectively
· Tips For Successful Sessions
· Creating Sustainable SafeZone Programs on a Campus or in the Workplace
This workshop can be run as a one day 8 hour session or two half day sessions. During this course, participants will be coached in running SafeZone sessions and offered opportunities to ask and answer questions in a supportive environment using the teaching skills that they acquire. Each participant will receive a SafeZone Training manual that will provide recommended exercises and activities, suggested outlines and agendas for running SafeZone trainings, suggestions to extend knowledge, handouts to use in future SafeZone Trainings, a certificate of course completion and a SafeZone sticker. On-going support will be available to participants through the Gay Alliance Education Program following the presentation as well as suggestions for keeping programs fresh and up-to-date.