Goals and Objectives 2013-2014

Campus Vision:
Making Lebanon Valley College a violence-free community.

Overall Goals
  • To employ a bystander prevention program (Green Dot) as a tool to create a campus climate intolerant of power based personal violence (sexual assault, dating/domestic violence, stalking, etc.).
  • To increase the efficacy of bystander behavior when confronted with power based personal violence.
  • To convey the message that everyone in the community has a role to play in ending power based personal violence. The main message it that "Nobody has to do everything but everyone has to do something."

Mission & Goals of Green Dot Task Force

The mission of the Green Dot Task Force is to support programming that creates a safe, healthy living and learning environment intolerant of sexual and other forms of power-based personal violence. 

The goals of the Green Dot Task Force are to: 


  • Educate the campus community about the dangers of power-based personal violence and ways to address and reduce it through bystander intervention
  • Coordinate Green Dot activities, including campus and community outreach, delivering Green Dot bystander intervention training, and marketing of the Green Dot message
  • Assess outcomes of Green Dot programming. 
General Objectives for Overview Speech (Target-200 students)
  1. To inform students about power based personal violence and the resources at their disposal to address it.
    Specific Learning Objectives/Assessment Questions
      • What is the difference between a Red Dot and a Green Dot?
      • Where can you learn more about the Green Dot Strategy?
  2. Increase students sense of responsibility for creating a campus community free of power based personal violence and commitment to playing a role in preventing its occurrence.
    Specific Learning Objectives/Assessment Questions
      • What Green Dot will you do in the next 24 hours?
General Objectives for Training (Target 100 students)
  1. To empower, inspire and motivate students to take action when faced with a potential act of power based personal violence.
    Specific Learning Objectives/Assessment Questions
      • Understand differences between Red Dots and Green Dots
      • Define power-based personal violence
  2. To equip students with basic bystander intervention skills
      • Define bystander intervention
      • Understand obstacles to action
      • Define and give examples for each of the 3 D’s