Coaching Boys Into Men – Training for Advocates & Preventionists
Apply to join us April 30-May 1 in San Francisco!
- When: Tuesday, April 30th and Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
- Where: Futures Without Violence: 100 Montgomery Street, The Presidio in San Francisco
- Open to preventionists and advocates from California | $50 fee
- Travel assistance applications will be assessed based on need. For those attendees requiring air travel, we can reimburse up to $250 in travel expenses. For those traveling by ground reimbursement up to $100 will be available.
- Application deadline extended to March 20th
Due to limited space and a high demand for this training, all interested individuals must complete an application for consideration. We will notify those who have been accepted and invite them to register.
Coaching Boys Into Men (CBIM) is an internationally-acclaimed prevention program that enlists coaches’ support in modeling healthy masculinity and relationships. You’ve probably heard about it—but did you know that this model is backed by powerful evidence? In a study by UC Davis, young men who participated in the program said that they were more likely to interrupt abusive behavior from a friend—and they were significantly more likely to take action to stop it.
Our two-day CBIM training is perfect for any advocate or preventionist from a DV/SA organization or college/university that is ready to deepen its work to engage coaches and athletes in the prevention of relationship and sexual violence. Yesenia Gorbea and Brian O’Connor of Futures Without Violence will offer thorough support to participants as they plan for implementation.
- Outcomes – As a result of this training you will be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of and present on CBIM content.
- Cultivate leadership skills to be a CBIM Advocate in your community.
- Identify the importance of using stories of coaches and athletes to promote your efforts.
- Implement skills on effective community organizing.
- Demonstrate ability to conduct CBIM Coaches Clinic Training.
- Describe the evidence-based results of CBIM.
- Involve diverse groups in efforts to build and sustain a focus on prevention.