Training for Advocates & Mentors

Suggested Training:

  • For Advocates:  Webinars 1-3

  • For Mentors:  Webinar 1 (stop at 38:35) + Webinar 2

Webinar #1: Introduction to Athletes As Leaders

This webinar provides an overview of Athletes As Leaders.  Participants will learn the history, context and guiding principles of the program.  This intro covers key messages of the program, the program structure, and the toolkits available for advocates and mentors.   Lastly, participants will be guided through the steps of getting the program up and running in your community, including how to build relationships, seek buy-in from stakeholders, assess readiness, and show how it works. 

Hosted by the New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Webinar #2:  Train-the-Trainer for Mentors

This webinar is intended for folks interested in serving as mentors, who will facilitate the Athletes As Leaders program.  Mentors will explore the curriculum content in depth and learn how to facilitate the groups with athletes, being mindful of sensitive topics while also having fun!  The presenters offer tips on facilitation skills and how to build relationships with teams.  By the end of the webinar, you will have the tools you need to facilitate the program with a group of athletes!

Hosted by Futures Without Violence

Webinar #3:  Advanced Topics  

In this webinar, participants will deepen their learning about the Athletes As Leaders program.   Advocates will learn how they can train coaches, including those who may not be involved in facilitating the program with athletes.  Second, participants will learn how to evaluate the program’s implementation and outcomes and will learn what evaluation tools are available.  Lastly, participants will explore recommended policies that can help prevent sexual assault and promote gender equity.   This webinar is intended for those familiar with the program principles, content and structure (covered in Webinar 1).

Hosted by Futures Without Violence