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LMU CARES offers a number of trainings covering a broad range of topics, including sexual assault prevention, alcohol consumption, personal accountability and cross-cultural dialogue.  If you are a student interested in hosting one of these workshops for your student organization, please email the LMU CARES office at lmucares@lmu.edu.

Required Education

Incoming students must register for a section of ORNT 1000 (First-Year students) or ORNT 2000 (Transfer students) in order to complete the required education from LMU CARES.

Think About It

Think About It by Campus Clarity is an online educational program that addresses topics such as alcohol usage, sexual and interpersonal misconduct (including dating violence, domestic violence and stalking) and the way we relate to each other across genders, cultures and races. Each of these issues offers a unique challenge to college students of all ages, and this educational series has been developed to be interactive, intuitive and relatable programs for adults committed to considering healthy relationships and positive life choices.

LMU Pregame

LMU Pregame is a 90-minute interactive workshop discussing responsible alcohol consumption and personal accountability, asking individuals to own the actions of their mind, hand and heart.

This program is the first in a series of four required workshops for all incoming first-year and transfer students, and is facilitated by a trained staff member.

LMU CARES: Code Certified

Code Certified is a 90-minute interactive program about the climate of sexual and interpersonal misconduct, the definition of consent and how to ask for it/revoke it, the importance of bystander intervention, and the LMU support services and resources for students who experience misconduct.

This program is the second in a series of four required workshops for all incoming first-year and transfer students, and is facilitated by a trained staff member.

Implicit Bias

Implicit Bias is a 90-minute program designed to empower people to break the bias habit and increase inclusion by learning to understand, confront and manage the unintentional, spontaneous judgments we have been wired to make.

This program is the third in a series of four required workshops for all incoming first-year and transfer students, and is facilitated by a trained staff member.

Courageous Conversations

Courageous Conversations is an interactive workshop designed to guide participants in building skills pertaining to intercultural dialogue and respect creating proficiency in controversy with civility.

This program is the fourth in a series of four required workshops for all incoming first-year and transfer students, and is facilitated by a trained staff member.

Ongoing Education

Step Up & Step In: The Importance of Bystander Intervention

Step Up & Step In is an interactive workshop that further discusses the challenges to bystander intervention and the importance of stepping in. Participants are shown scenarios and asked to discuss what factors discourage them from intervening and challenges them to create action plans on how they can effectively intervene. Participants are also asked to create environments where their peers feel empowered to step in on their behalf.