Having difficult conversations with responding students is a skill that is honed over time. This session will give participants tools to start having these conversations effectively. Participants will garner an understanding of working with and addressing responding students' needs, speaking about unhealthy behaviors and consent, supporting responding students with kindness and empathy, challenging your own biases, and providing supportive measures.
on-demand webinar
  • Runtime: 50 min
  • To download the handouts for this session, click the white, square button to the right of the video's volume control.
Cathryn Councill, LCSW
Director, The SAFE Office at Rice University

Cathryn Councill is the Director of the SAFE Office at Rice university and is a licensed clinical social worker. She facilitates the LGBTQ Ally Training on campus and acts as the staff advisor for the undergraduate STRIVE Liaison Program as well. She has extensive experience working in the fields of domestic and sexual violence, as well as working with persons living with HIV, those experiencing drug and alcohol addiction, and providing support to the gender and sexual minority community.
Allison Vogt, LMSW
Associate Dean of Students at Rice University

Allison Vogt is the Associate Dean of Students (undergraduate and graduate) and Deputy Title IX Coordinator at Rice University. She is responsible for overseeing the Wellbeing and Counseling Center, Student Health Services, Student Judicial programs, and the SAFE Office, as well as assisting in implementing Title IX processes for the University. Allison is a Licensed Master's Social Worker. She has been working in the fields of sexual and domestic violence, hate crimes, and human trafficking for the past eighteen years, and is the President of the Board of the Harris County Domestic Violence Coordinating Council.