Permanent, 10 month, full-time position with Prevention and Wellness Services, the Men’s Violence Prevention/Mental Health Promotion Specialist is responsible for working collaboratively with the Consultation and Sexual Assault Support (CASAS) coordinator to provide direct service to Western Students, development of violence prevention materials and programs that engage male students and focus on issues of bystander intervention, and creation of a community of caring and emotional wellness.
Other responsibilities include training and supervision of two Peer Health Educator (PHE) groups, Masculinity Outreach and Violence Education (MOVE), addressing men’s issues and engaging men in the work of decreasing and preventing violence, and THRIVE which works to promote positive mental health, reduce the stigma associated with mental health issues and accessing help, and suicide prevention.
The Men’s Violence Prevention/Mental Health Promotion Specialist is a collaborative team member of Prevention and Wellness Services working to achieve department and University goals.
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