Step 1 : Apply to become a Shout-Up! venue
Newcastle-based licensed venues can apply providing you can commit to:
- 100% of managerial and supervisory staff receive Bystander Intervention training.
- 100% of all other staff complete online training course.
- Complete and implement a sexual harassment policy.
- Public acknowledgement of your participation through marketing, social media, posters and promotional material.
Step 2 : Participate in the Bystander Intervention training.
A face-to-face group training session for those in managerial and supervisory roles – Training provided by Rape Crisis Tyneside & Northumberland at a Newcastle city centre venue.
Step 3 : Train all staff members with online training resources.
An online training course for all staff members to take within 6 weeks of step 2 – Four modules to complete with quizzes throughout, once complete a certificate will last for 2 years before staff must retake. The certificate is transferable between Newcastle licensed-premises.
Step 4 : Complete a sexual harassment policy
Support from Shout-Up! to implement necessary policies and procedures within 6 weeks of step 2 – Our team will help you to create research and create policies, to ensure they are compliant and appropriately safeguard staff and patrons from sexual harassment.