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Lane Community College
Friday, June 5, 2015
LCC Public Safety offers personal safety training, June 24

Self Defense TrainingEUGENE, Ore.— Lane Public Safety is planning its next Sexual Assault Awareness/Dating and Domestic Violence Awareness and Basic Self Defense class on Wednesday, June 24 from 12-5 p.m. in Building 4, Room 104 on main campus, 4000 E. 30th Avenue in Eugene.

Sexual Assault Awareness Training/Dating and Domestic Violence Awareness—

This class is open to the entire college community as well as the general public. During this two-hour portion of the class, which will be instructed by Sergeant Lisa Rupp and Officer Valeri Miller, attendees will learn how to prevent sexual assaults and harassment; what to do and not do if you sexually assaulted; and how and where to report incidents.

The Dating and Domestic Violence Awareness presentation was put together with the goal of helping people leave abusive relationships, and recognize abusive relationships whether their own or a friend's or family member's. Information will include the warning signs of abuse, what abuse is, making a plan to get away safely, and resources around the college and the community, both emergency and legal. Additional information about restraining orders and stalking orders will be provided, with handouts detailing resources and safety planning.

Basic Self-Defense Training—

This class is open to the entire college community as well as the general public. During the three-hour portion of the class, which will be taught by Officer Ryan Sager, a rape aggression defense instructor, attendees will be led through a series of warm up exercises to help loosen up and prevent injury. Participants will be instructed on proper methods to perform a variety of strikes and escape techniques. Participants will be monitored as they practice their new skills on strike bags and assistants.

In addition to hands-on exercises, participants will learn about personal safety in parking lots, including situational awareness, walking confidently and with head held high, and having keys in hand, ready to open a car door or be used to protect oneself.

For more information contact LCC Public Safety at (541) 463-5558.

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LCC Public Safety


(541) 463-5558