The Prevention and Education Coordinator and trained peer educators are dedicated to providing education and prevention opportunities for the University of Wisconsin-Platteville community to help contribute to a safe, inclusive, and healthy campus.

The Prevention and Education Coordinator, along with the PEERs team, provides programming on the topics of alcohol and other drugs, and sexual violence prevention.

Our Goals

  • Develop education and prevention strategies to broaden the awareness of rape culture, and to decrease the incidence of sexual violence, including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating or domestic violence, and stalking on UW-Platteville's campus
  • Develop education and prevention strategies to broaden awareness of alcohol and other drugs
  • Develop education and prevention strategies to broaden and create a culture of care through active and engaged bystanders
  • Educate on healthy relationships, healthy sexual practices, and consent
  • Create a safer campus environment through participation in policy development and advocacy
  • Serve as a referral source to campus and community services for sexual assault survivors and concerned others
  • Encourage active involvement in prevention efforts by UW-Platteville students, faculty, staff, and community members

To contact the Prevention and Education Coordinator for more information, email preventioned@uwplatt.edu or call 608.342.1854.

Prevention and Education Topics

Prevention and Education Resources

The Dean of Students Office has created brochures for students on the following topics:

For more information and resources, please see the links below.

  • Utilizing these resources is confidential and will not automatically lead to a university investigation:

    On-Campus

    Counseling Services   
    608.342.1865
    Confidential counseling, support, and referrals for victims/survivors of violence.  Walk-in triage appoints are available during weekday business hours.

    Health Services   
    608.342.1891
    Provides medical help including STI testing, pregnancy testing, and prevention.  Appointments can be made during weekday business hours.

    Sexual Violence Advocate  
    608.778.9802
    Assists with crisis intervention, advocacy, and support for victims/survivors.  Drop-in advocacy Mondays 12-4 p.m. and Thursdays 8-12 p.m.

    Off-Campus

    Family Advocates   
    608.348.3838
    Provides 24-hour peer counseling, by phone or in person, emergency temporary shelter, support groups, referrals and advocacy services.

    Riverview Center   
    888.557.0310
    Provides free services including a 24-hour crisis hotline, legal and medical advocacy, long and short-term counseling, and transition assistance for domestic and sexual violence survivors.

    Southwest Health Center  
    608.342.4730
    Can provide medical help including but not limited to STI testing, pregnancy testing, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE), and emergency services.

  • Reporting to these resources may lead to University action.

    Dean of Students - 608.342.1854
    Title IX Coordinator - 608.342.1179
    University Police - 608.342.1584
    Residence Life - 608.342.1845
    Platteville Police - 608.348.2313

  • You have many options to find providers in our local area. Please be mindful that you will need to check with your insurance company to verify coverage as there is a fee charged for their services.

    WKM Psychology Clinics  
    608.342.4853
    Services:  Professional counseling and psychotherapy services; psychological testing.

    Platteville                                    Lancaster                       Dodgeville
    6058 S. Chestnut St.             131 S. Monroe St.            605 N. Bennett Rd.
    Suite 100

    Family Resource Center   
    608.348.4060
    Services:  Professional counseling and psychotherapy services; psychological testing and evaluation.

    1155 W. Elm St.
    Suite 120
    Platteville, WI

    Uplands Counseling Services  
    608.935.2838
    Services:  Professional counseling and psychotherapy services; medication management; psychological evaluation and testing; substance abuse services.

    1118 Professional Drive
    Dodgeville, WI

    Unified Community Services  
    608.723.6357 or 800.362.5717
    Services:  Substance abuse evaluation and treatment; medication management; mental health counseling; community programming for Grant County.

    200 West Alona Lane
    Lancaster, WI

    Southwest Behavioral Services  
    608.348.3656
    Services:  Professional counseling and psychotherapy services; medication management; comprehensive psychiatric evaluations.

    Southwest Health Center
    1400 Eastside Road
    Platteville, WI 53818

    Family Advocates
    Services:  Family Advocates is a nonprofit organization providing services for victims of sexual assault and family/partner abuse. Services include a 24-hour help line (608.348.3838 or 800.924.2624), counseling, advocacy, crisis intervention, support groups, emergency shelter and more. Family Advocates serves residents of Grant, Iowa and Lafayette Counties through offices in each county. All services are free and confidential. Speakers are available for community organizations.

    Riverview Center  
    Services:  Free services include a 24-hour crisis hotline 888.707.8155, legal and medical advocacy, long and short-term counseling, transition assistance for domestic and sexual violence survivors, and violence prevention education programs.

    Office Numbers: Dubuque: 888.557.0310
                               Galena: 815.777.8155

  • These are national crisis or hotlines available to assist you at any time, day or night.

    Suicide or Crisis:
    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  1.800.273.8255 (24/7)
    Press (1) for Veterans line

    TREVOR Helpline (GLBT-specific):   1.866.488.7386

    Crisis Text line:  Text “START” to 741-741

    HOPELINE:  Text to 839863

    Sexual or Domestic Violence:
    Family Advocates – Platteville: 800.924.2624

    RAINN - Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network: 1.800.656.4673

    National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1.800.799.7233

    loveisrespect: 1.866.331.9474

Contact Information

Dean of Students


2300 Markee Pioneer Student Center