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For Parents

From junior high through high school, college and even into professional life, it’s likely that your child will experience hazing somewhere along the way. The experience might be firsthand or witnessing its occurrence. Either way, the best thing you can do as a parent is to learn about hazing, what you can do about it and how to respond to it. Then, teach your child about self-respect and respecting others. If you’re ready to arm your son or daughter with this potentially lifesaving information, click here.

 

For Students

Hazing is not okay. In fact, it’s the ultimate act of disrespect. Don’t fall for the line that “this is tradition” or “you have to pay your dues.” Hazing is not acceptable behavior and can result in physical and emotional injury and even death. Arm yourself by learning more about hazing – what it is and what to do if it happens to you or you see it happening to someone else. Click here.

 

For Coaches, Advisors, Teachers, Directors

Your job puts you in a position of strength to deal with hazing among your students. You’re the person who can see if hazing is occurring and have the power to not only stop it but to take measures to make sure it doesn’t happen again. Most of all, you have the opportunity to change the way you and your students perceive the practice of hazing. To learn more, click here.

 

For Media Professionals and Researchers

Hazing is, unfortunately, a “hot” topic. It happens everywhere from junior high band camp to high school sports to college Greek life to the professional workplace. If your job is to report about hazing or if you’re researching the topic, you need to understand completely what hazing is and the ramifications of it. HazingPrevention.Org offers the most comprehensive source of information about hazing. Make it your go-to source. Click here to get started.

 

For Law Enforcement, Lawyers, Risk-Management Professionals

As reported incidents of hazing rise, so do the social implications of the issue, including criminal and civil lawsuits against individuals and organizations held accountable. The implications affect everything from the court system to increased insurance rates. Learning more about hazing, keeping current with pertinent information and even finding out how you can address hazing in your communities are all ways HazingPrevention.Org can assist you. Click here for more.

 

For Human Resources Professionals

As reported incidents of hazing rise, so do the social implications of the issue, including criminal and civil lawsuits against individuals and organizations held accountable. The implications affect everything from the court system to increased insurance rates. Learning more about hazing, keeping current with pertinent information and even finding out how you can address hazing in your communities are all ways HazingPrevention.Org can assist you, click here.

 

For Administrators and Athletic Directors

In your role, you oversee those who have the most constant contact with students. That not only means you have the responsibility to ensure the safety of students but the authority to change your community to one that recognizes hazing, implements the policies and procedures to deal with hazing and sets a no-tolerance tone on the issue. For more information about leading your community, campus or team, click here.

 

For Greek Life

Members of Greek social and professional organizations seem to be the “poster children” for hazing. While hazing occurs in far more settings than just Greek life, the prevalence of hazing incidents among Greeks is undeniable. Hazing is not a tradition you want to continue. To learn more about hazing and about starting new traditions click here.

 
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