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UI plans sex assault intervention training

by KIX101.1 /1230 KFJB News Department posted May 16 2014 9:57AM

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP)  The University of Iowa plans to provide bystander intervention training at fraternities and sororities to help combat sexual assaults.

Tom Rocklin is vice president for student life says the entire UI Greek community has agreed to take the annual training, which begins in fall. That's about 3,000 students.

Rocklin says the training isn't about stopping a rape in progress, but it is aimed at "getting someone out of a situation that has a lot of risk to it."

The university is developing a similar program for bar workers.

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05/16/2014 9:59AM
UI plans sex assault intervention training
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