Hazing Prevention Workshops

The following hazing prevention workshops are research-informed and facilitation and training materials are available for download at no-cost below.

StopHazing also offers interactive trainings and workshop facilitations. Complete this form to get additional information about scheduling, pricing, and tailoring options for our hazing prevention workshops.


10 Signs of Healthy & Unhealthy Groups: Training

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Description: 

This workshop and training guide explores the 10 signs of healthy and unhealthy groups and behaviors and uses discussion and “Gut Check”’ scenarios to promote learning. This workshop is complete with developed presentation slides, speaking notes, and a facilitation roadmap to support the session. Additional information about hazing, hazing prevention, and how building healthy groups is a form of prevention is included, as well as discussion questions to support and engage the audience in reflection and conversation.

Duration: 90 minutes

Learning Outcomes: 

  1. Describe how hazing is defined including 3 key components
  2. Recognize hazing behaviors along a continuum (Spectrum of Hazing™)
  3. Identify signs of healthy and unhealthy groups
  4. Summarize how unhealthy signs and hazing can relate
  5. Discuss ways hazing can negatively impact individuals, groups, and communities
  6. Explain how a group member can help to create and maintain healthy group relationships and mitigate unhealthy behaviors

Overview of Training:

  1. Introductions, Learning Outcomes, and Community Guidelines 
  2. About Hazing: Definition & Components
  3. Hazing Prevention Resources & Education
  4. 10 Signs of Healthy Groups
  5. 10 Signs of Unhealthy Groups
  6. “Gut Check” Scenarios: Healthy
  7. “Gut Check” Scenarios: Unhealthy
  8. Discussion Questions
  9. References & Acknowledgments

Additional Resources:

Note: This training builds on the 10 Signs of Healthy & Unhealthy Groups: Toolkit developed in collaboration with One Love, and applies the group context to their 10 Signs of Healthy & Unhealthy Relationships.


Making Space for Leaders to Lead Change: An Abbreviated Facilitator’s Guide

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Description: 

This interactive workshop explores group experiences through self-reflection in a way that engages leaders to create space to cultivate more inclusive, connected, and healthy group environments. Connections will be made between leaders, groups, group behavior, and the opportunities to foster change to build a greater sense of belonging. This session also connects to discussions around mental health and overall well-being and belonging.

Duration: 60-75 minutes

Learning Outcomes: 

  1. Make connections between ethical leadership and group members’ sense of belonging.
  2. Gain familiarity with hazing and the ways in which it can affect group leadership and can impact the communities to which we belong. 
  3. Consider group behaviors related to ethics, personal, group, and community values, and how shifting group behaviors can create space to positively change a group culture.

Overview of Training:

  1. Introductions, Learning Outcomes, and Community Guidelines 
  2. TRIZ Activity 
  3. Hazing Prevention Education 
  4. Connections to Leadership 
  5. Wrap-up

Note: This builds on an evaluated workshop the University of Texas at Austin created as an evaluation case study in the Hazing Prevention Consortium (HPC).


Practicing Values-Based Leadership & Decision Making: An Abbreviated Facilitator’s Guide

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Description: 

This workshop will help participants identify group values and understand how leadership decisions reflect group values and healthy environments free of hazing in an interactive way. Participants will engage in activities that allow them to consider their own practices and work with other student leaders to think through the decision-making process with their group values in mind.

Duration: 60-75 minutes

Learning Outcomes: 

  1. Reflect on your current group values, culture, and behaviors and how they support the goals of the group. 
  2. Consider how you can craft a group culture that is welcoming to all members and supports the goals of the group. 
  3. Utilize a process that uses your group values to inform decision making that intentionally shapes the group in a healthy way.

Overview of Training:

  1. Introductions, Learning Outcomes, & Community Guidelines 
  2. Organizational Values Activity 
  3. Leadership Dilemma – Small Group Activity and Discussion 
  4. “Start, Stop, Stay” Action Plan 
  5. Hazing Prevention Education 
  6. Wrap-up & Closing

Note: This builds on an evaluated workshop the Dartmouth College created as an evaluation case study in the Hazing Prevention Consortium (HPC).


We Don’t Haze: Film with Discussion & Activity Guides

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Description: 

We Don’t Haze is a 16min award-winning documentary helping to identify hazing behaviors, activities and traditions to build healthy groups and traditions that promote a safe, more positive team-building experience.

Use the film and companion discussion, bystander intervention, and workshop and activity guides to build your own workshop.

Learning Outcomes: 

  1. Make connections and reflect upon We Don’t Haze and personal experiences within an organization.
  2. Understand barriers to recognizing and reporting hazing and how to overcome them.
  3. Learn more about the steps to intervene safety in situations where hazing may occur.
  4. Recognize unhealthy and healthy behaviors and traditions within your organization(s) to help inform shifts to healthy group and team development.

Overview of Training:

  1. Viewing of We Don’t Haze
  2. Facilitated Discussion
  3. Workshop & Activity
  4. Wrap-up and post-assessment

Note: We Don’t Haze companion and training materials were created in partnership with Clery Center.