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Speaking Topics

 Domestic Violence

An interactive presentation conducted by Dr. Vanessa Guyton as she discusses the effects of growing up in a military home filled with domestic violence and alcohol abuse. 

This class will provide insight from the perspective of a child and how domestic violence has a lifelong effect on the entire family unit. Participant will receive a better understanding of domestic violence from a child survivor

LGBT Awareness/ Gender Inclusion

 This event identifies and discuss diversity and inclusion from the perspective of sexual orientation and cultural competence. Sexual orientation is often considered a difficult topic to include in diversity issues because it brings up differences in religion, perceptions of morality, and politics. 

This event will include these discussions, review key definitions of LGBT, facts and myths of the LGBT population, and review scenarios. The objectives of this presentation is to provides information, awareness, and to explore various demographics and cultures

Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault

An interactive event that discusses emerging topics of the most commonly used substances to commit a drug facilitated sexual assault. This event will use scenarios and games to bring awareness to multiple drugs (street and homemade), how they affect victims, and how participants can be more vigilant and safe. 

Participants will leave this event empowered to protect themselves. This class targets all ages and can be used to train Victim Advocates, colleges, churches, and organizations by giving them a new outlook on drugs, consent, and bystander intervention.

Diversity and Inclusion of YOU

A workshop designed to encourage participants to look at diversity and inclusion from a self-reflective point of view. Participants will use an assessment to determine their strength and weakness in the realm of diversity. The strategies presented to the participants will be engaging and lead to a better understanding of diversity and inclusion within their organization and why they are critical business priorities. The end result of this event will lead to participants recognizing the impact of their attitudes and behaviors towards team members and customers.

Bystander Intervention

An exercised and discussion with an optional video that defines Intervention/Bystanders and addresses how individuals can intervene and make a difference. 

Participants are required to participate in the discussion by giving their feedback and opinion of real world scenarios that they may face during their day-to-day interactions. Discussions range from mixing drugs, alcohol and sex to domestic violence.

Sexual Harassment

An exercised based workshop that defines the types of sexual harassment and allows individuals to participate in role plays to address the common occurrences.

Participants will have a discussion on how to eliminate sexual harassment and receive strategies for prevention. An optional scavenger hunt can be designed as part of this training. 

Sexual Assault

An exercised based workshop that examines the risks of sexual assault, identify signs and responses a victim may have after an assault, the impact of victim blaming, and the importance of prevention strategies that encourages awareness. 

Discussions range from mixing drugs, alcohol and sex to sex offenders. An optional scavenger hunt can be designed as part of this training. 

Music, Assault & Harassment

A fun and interactive event that explores how music affects our views on sexual assault, sexual harassment, drugs, and alcohol.

Participants will be introduced to a different perspective of the music industry. This workshop targets all ages and music genres and encourages learning through music.

 

Training Catalog

For an extensive list of Training Topics, click the button below and view her catalog. 

 

Organizations Trained

organizations vanessa worked with

Dr. Guyton has trained organizations such as the National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA), Columbia Urban League, University of South Carolina to mention a few. She has trained about 3500 organizations. Contact her for list of all organizations

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