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To intervene or not to intervene: A realistic environment measuring actual bystander behaviour regarding sexual assault

Investigating third-party helping behaviour (bystander intervention) as a method of reducing sexual assault prevalence rates on university campuses has increased in recent years. To understand what motivates helping behaviour, research has relied on self-report data where people can report what they intend to do if they were to witness a sexual assault. This talk will highlight the limitations associated with self-report data and will focus on how technology can be used to create an immersive environment to measure actual helping behaviour, through the use of actors depicting signs leading up to a sexual assault, and deception.

Location Leeds
Category Talking Therapies
Details of Event
Start date 15 Oct 2019
Start time 7:00pm
Venue Address The Victoria Hotel, 28 Great George St, Leeds, LS1 3DL
Cost
Description Free
About
Organiser BPS
Speaker Dr. Danielle Labhardt
Website https://www.bps.org.uk/events/leeds-psychology-pub
Contact No. 0116 252 9515
Email MemberNetworkServices@bps.org.uk
Keywords Counselling, Psychology, Psychotherapy, Sexual Abuse, Therapy
Regions Yorkshire and the Humber