Advocates believes that educational programming is vital for preventing sexual misconduct and domestic abuse. Providing this education has been entrusted to COMMA, a spin-off program of Advocates specializing in outreach and community empowerment. 

Each “primary prevention” program is designed to empower participants with greater awareness and skill-building opportunities so everyone can participate in making our community safer!

Todos nuestros programas educacionales estan disponibles en español.


COMMA is an agile, project-driven service program of Better Tomorrow, specializing in “primary prevention” education and social uplift. Partnering closely with Advocate of Routt County, COMMA programs are available for schools, colleges, businesses, community groups, and more! Click the image to learn more…

Schools, Youth Groups, & Parents


Good for Each Other

Fundamentals of Safe Dating and Healthy Relationships

GOOD for EACH OTHER aka “The Goods” is Advocates’ flagship program designed to improve cultural awareness and illustrate key concepts like: CONSENT, BOUNDARIES, and RESPECT.

Modern relationships are extremely complex. Navigating issues like stereotyping, problem behaviors, communication, and accountability is critical for building any relationship on a foundation of mutual respect. This alone can prevent misunderstandings, bigotry, and conflict.

The Goods presentation also empowers participants with strategies and tactics for interrupting problem situations, known for making communities safer.


Media Savvy

Exploring “Digital Citizenship” and Avoiding Risks Online

MEDIA SAVVY explores the concept of “digital citizenship” and addresses the challenges of online life. By examining a wide range of safety issues around sexting, cyber-bullying, catfishing, grooming and faulty social narratives that impact our relationships, participants develop a stronger sense of how to maintain privacy and avoid risks.

By adopting simple protective measures and learning key principles of responsible online behavior, everyone can use the internet more safely. 

Special version available for Parents!

Businesses, Organizations, & Community Groups


Good for Business

Empower your Workforce to Prevent Misconduct

GOOD for BUSINESS is not your typical anti-harassment training intended to scare employees, cast blame, and get bogged down in procedure. At Advocates, we recognize that preventing sexual harassment and other problems is less about individuals and more about cultivating a healthy WORKPLACE CULTURE. By prioritizing the well-being of all members of the workforce and establishing a high standard of interpersonal conduct, problems can be thwarted before they ever manifest. 

Participants learn about:

  • Sexual Misconduct as a Public Safety Issue
  • Impacts of Misconduct
  • Clear Parameters of Consent
  • “Bystander Intervention” tactics for
  • Interrupting Problem Behaviors
  • Supporting Victims and Reporting Options

Special session for managers/owners also available

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Good Night Out

Training Bar and Restaurant Staff to Prevent Harassment

GOOD NIGHT OUT (GNO) seeks to prevent sexual misconduct and violence originating in bars and restaurants, allowing customers to enjoy a safe nightlife environment. Whether a person is voluntarily intoxicated or someone drugged their drink, service employees at bars and restaurants can be the first line of defense for preventing a sexual misconduct and violence.

GNO explore safety measures for improving procedures, policies, and physical environments, while training staff on:


  • How to identify problem behaviors
  • How to prevent incidents before they occur
  • How to respond to incidents with simple, actionable plans to help someone in trouble
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Good Night’s Sleep

Learn to Spot Human Trafficking and Support Victims

GOOD NIGHT’s SLEEP is designed to empower any workforce (especially hotels and other temporary housing staff) who may come into contact with a human trafficking situation to recognize the problem and safely take steps to deal with it.

Participants learn about:

  • The Nature of Sex Trafficking
  • How to Avoid Misinformation
  • Behavioral and Visual Indicators
  • A Simple Protocol to Safely Respond


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Interrupting Problem Behavior Makes Everyone Safer

Experts in violence prevention have widely acknowledge that creative techniques known as “bystanter intervention” provide an effective method for reducing harm. If a witnesses to misconduct is able to make an assessment and safely stage an intervention to prevent abuse or assult, they become true heroes making communities safer.

 Participants learn: 

  • How to identify problem behaviors
  • How to prevent incidents before they occur
  • How to respond to incidents with simple, actionable plans to help someone in trouble

CORE Knowledge Trainings Available for Service Providers!

Dynamics of Domestic Violence (DV)

Exploring how power and control lead to violence, tactics of abuse, and why survivors stay. Learn the empowerment-based approach to supporting survivors, warning signs of potential homicide, and more.

Shifting the Culture of Sexual Violence (SV)

Confronting the scope and nature of SV, cultural conditions (stereotypes, power & privilege, etc), challenging common Social Myths and Victim Blaming; Learn key principles of Consent, Boundaries, & Bystander Intervention

Impact of Domestic Violence on Youth

Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), how trauma affects children, supporting children from homes with DV

Dynamics of Domestic Violence in Immigrant Families (available in Spanish)

Defining cultural competency, understanding machismo, identifying abuse tactics used against  immigrant victims, understanding the experience of immigrant crime victims, resources and options for immigrant survivors

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault within the LGBTQ+ Community

Clarifying meanings of sex, gender, and sexuality; identifying abuse tactics in queer domestic violence relationships; understanding unique risks and impacts of SV on the LGBTQ+ community;  how to be an ally to LGBTQ+ survivors

The Basics of Sex Trafficking

Defining Sex Trafficking, Identifying “Red Flag” indicators, supporting and providing resources for survivors


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