PCASA Staff will be visiting various high schools throughout the month of April during their lunch periods to share information about the services we offer and to engage students in meaningful conversation about sexual violence prevention using an interactive “What Would You Do” spinning wheel
The wheel has different scenarios and are designed to encourage conversations about different types of problematic behavior students may encounter. They are then asked how they would handle the situation.
Some of the scenarios include:
You see another student corner a friend and start talking. Your friend tries to walk away and seems uncomfortable, but the other person is blocking their way
Your friend is texting a girl he is interested in. She has stopped texting him back, and he wants to drive by her house to see what’s going on.
At your basketball game, your teammate comments that a player on the opposing teams should “join the women’s league”
None of the tabs on the wheel talk about anything of an explicit nature, but are common situations people may find themselves in daily. The goal is to get students to think about some of these common occurrences in ways they may not have before, become more cognizant of how often these types of experiences happen, and think of constructive ways to handle the situation. Students who participate will receive PCASA schwag which could include PCASA water bottles or “I’m The Change” t-shirt and sunglass kits.
If you would like to schedule a time for PCASA to come to your school, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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