Student GuidesThe following Step UP! resources are available for students and other non-facilitators:

General Step UP! Bystander Intervention Information

Step UP! Program Worksheets and Handouts

The following worksheets and handouts are available in PDF format. The initial training presentations are available in PPT format.



Step UP! General Program Information

Strategies for Effective Helping

Additional Scenarios by Topic

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The following references are useful for the Step UP! program and bystander intervention:

  • Alan Berkowitz –
  • Allan, E.J., & Madden, M.M. (2008) – Hazing In View – College Students at Risk
  • Aronson, E., Wilson, T., & Akert, R. Social Psychology (4th ed.).
  • Asch Conformity Study. Opinions and Social Pressure
  • Bandura, A. (2002). Selective moral disengagement in the exercise of moral agency. Journal of Moral Education, 31, 2.
  • Banyard, V.L., Moynihan, M.M., & Plante, E.G. (2007). Sexual violence prevention through bystander education: An experimental evaluation. Journal of Community Psychology, 35, 463-481.
  • Dovidio, J. F., Piliavin, J. A., Schroeder, D. A., & Penner, L. A. (2006). The Social Psychology of Prosocial Behavior. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
  • FBI Uniform Crime Report.
  • Firth, G. & Manzo, L. (2004). For the Athlete: Alcohol and Athletic Performance. University of Notre Dame.
  • Janssen J. (2004). The Team Captain’s Leadership Manual.
  • Kadison, R., & Foy Di Geronimo, T., (2005). College of the Overwhelmed: The Campus Mental Health Crisis and What To Do about It.
  • Latané, B., & Darley, J. M. (1970). The unresponsive bystander: Why doesn’t he help? New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts.
  • Lisak, David (2007). Webinar: The State of Campus Bystander Intervention Efforts.
    Mentors in Violence Prevention –
  • Milgram, S. (1974). Obedience to Authority: An experimental view. New York: Harper and Row.
  • NCAA Guide. (2007). Building New Traditions – Hazing Prevention in College Athletics.
  • NCAA Coaches Handbook. (2007). Managing the Female Triad.
  • NCAA Guide. (2007). Managing Student-Athletes’ Mental Health Issues.
  • NCAA Guide. (2006). Study of Substance Use of College Student Athletes.
  • Response Ability

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