Preventing Dating Violence through educational live workshops, online courses and teacher training.

Developed by Kelly Morrow Baez, PhD, and 4th degree black belt and Krav Maga expert Scott Higginbotham, Aware and Prepared, LLC offers a variety of training options for men and women to prevent and defend against all types of dating violence and sexual assault.

Live Workshops

Bring an Aware and Prepared workshop to your students.

The Intimate Partner Violence and Assault Prevention Workshop combines the psychology of intimate partner violence with self-defense training. Participants will learn to identify characteristics of potentially abusive partners, empowering them to be proactive in their relationships.

Comprehensive and accessible training, personalized for any demographic.

Online course

Our Online Orientation Course© is a self-paced introduction to the mindset and methods of personal protection. Includes requirements for Title IX and goes above and beyond to be a memorable and actionable training.

Let your students and staff know that you’re serious about protecting them!

This course is perfect for orientation!

Train The Trainer

Cost effective and convenient: In this 2-day program, we train your team to provide Aware and Prepared programming.

As an Aware and Prepared Affiliate, you can offer in-service training as often as necessary, or break training up by topic into convenient lunch-and-learn programs.

Self defense starts with mindset

1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have been victims of some form of physical violence by an intimate partner within their ifetime. (CDC, 2018)

Aware and Prepared, LLC provides a broader, more comprehensive solution to the pervasive and often hidden problem of dating violence and sexual assault found on college campuses and in high schools. With a blend of psychology and real world techniques, Aware and Prepared training goes beyond the outdated recommendations of what to do after an attack has commenced and gives students the information and skills
necessary to identify abusive partners before problems escalate into danger.


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