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Learning objectives and key messages

Learning objectives

  • Know how and when to safely support and help someone who may be experiencing violence or abuse.
  • Understand that not acting to challenge or prevent disrespectful or violent behaviour can be seen as supporting this behaviour.
  • Understand the role that peer influence, support and safety can play on our willingness to intervene in situations where disrespectful behaviours are occurring.
  • Propose practical and ethical ways to intervene in situations where disrespectful or violent behaviours are occurring.

  • Know how and when to safely support and help someone who may be experiencing violence or abuse.
  • Understand that not acting to challenge or prevent disrespectful or violent behaviour can be seen as supporting this behaviour.
  • Understand the role that peer influence, support and safety can play on our willingness to intervene in situations where disrespectful behaviours are occurring.
  • Propose practical and ethical ways to intervene in situations where disrespectful or violent behaviours are occurring.

  • Bystanders can play a powerful role in challenging and preventing disrespectful behaviour.
  • If it’s safe to do so, bystanders can play a key role in helping victims of violence to feel and be safe.
  • Preventing violence is everybody’s responsibility, but it needs to be done safely.
  • Highlighting and challenging disrespectful language and behaviours can have positive benefits for society.

Key messages

  • Bystanders can play a powerful role in challenging and preventing disrespectful behaviour.
  • If it’s safe to do so, bystanders can play a key role in helping victims of violence to feel and be safe.
  • Preventing violence is everybody’s responsibility, but it needs to be done safely.
  • Highlighting and challenging disrespectful language and behaviours can have positive benefits for society.
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Need more info or support?

  • 1800Respect

    National sexual assault, domestic and family violence counselling service. Open 24 hours to support people impacted by sexual assault, domestic or family violence and abuse.
    Phone number: Select to call 1 8 0 0 7 3 7 7 3 2
  • Kids Help line

    Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free, private and confidential 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25.
    Phone number: Select to call 1 8 0 0 5 5 1 8 0 0