Step UP! – A Bystander Intervention Program

Step UP! Oglethorpe educates students about how to be proactive in helping others in areas such as sexual violence prevention, alcohol/drug abuse deterrence, anti-bias dialogue and more.

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The goals of Step UP! are to:

  1. Raise awareness of helping behaviors
  2. Increase motivation to help
  3. Develop skills and confidence when responding to problems or concerns
  4. Ensure the safety and well-being of self and others

The program is led by student advocates who are passionate about teaching their peers how to be leaders in these types of social situations.

Questions?

Contact: Natasha Byrd, DPT
Associate Director of Residence Life
Nbyrd2@oglethorpe.edu | 404-504-1840