Preventing Sexual Violence & Harassment | Spring 2017

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We are excited to invite you to another professional development opportunity focused on "Changing Social Norms" to prevent sexual violence, intimate partner violence, stalking and sexual harassment.  We will have nationally recognized speaker, Dr. Alan Berkowitz on campus on Feb. 15-16, 2017.  These sessions are open to the UC Berkeley community, and are tailored for different audiences.  Please RSVP
Social Norms Change - Preventing Sexual Violence & Harassment
Wed/Th - Feb 15 - 16, 2017
Talks with Dr. Alan Berkowitz
Please RSVP by Friday, Feb. 3 or sooner - space is limited & presentation will be tailored to specific audiences
Wed, Feb 15, 2017

  • 9:00-12:00 - Social Norms Mini Grant Grantees (grantees only)
  • 1:45-3:00 - Social Norms Evaluation Team (team only)
  • 3:10-5:00 - Undergraduates and Peer Educators (open to all undergraduates) at Slottman L-12, Unit 1, 2650 Durant Ave (lower level of Slottman Hall)
  • 5:30-7:00 - Graduate Students (open to all graduate students) at Gender Equity Resource Center, 202 Chavez (2nd floor of Cesar Chavez Student Center)

Thurs, Feb 16, 2017

  • 9:00-10:30 - Academic Appointees and Staff (open to all academic appointees and staff) at Unit 3 All-Purpose Room, 2400 Durant Ave (lower level of central building in Unit 3, underneath Cafe 3)

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017
Undergraduate Student Session
This session is open to all undergraduate students and is an opportunity to learn more about promising sexual violence prevention strategies. This workshop will focus on student interactions, especially peer to peer and the role that peer educators play in developing positive social norms and bystander behavior.
Graduate Student Session
This session is open to all graduate students and is an opportunity to learn more about promising sexual violence prevention strategies. This presentation will focus specifically on challenges presented to graduate students, particularly within relationships with peers and faculty members, and explore how graduate students can utilize bystander intervention strategies to improve the culture of their departments and the broader campus.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Academic Appointees & Staff Session
This session is a professional development opportunity geared for UC Berkeley academic appointees and staff who want to engage students and peers around issues of sexual violence prevention, social norms theory, and bystander intervention. This presentation will explore contentious issues in prevention work, the challenge of balancing compliance with care for students, and successful implementation of bystander intervention and social norms strategies.
For more info about campus-wide efforts to Prevent Sexual Violence & Harassment, including the new Community Grant: Changing Social Norms, please go to
For general questions, please contact Khirin Carter at
For disability related accommodations, please go to with as much notice as possible.
Brought to you by:
Chancellor's Senate/Administration Committee on Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment, Gender Equity Resource Center, Office of the Chancellor, PATH to Care Center, Student Affairs Case Management and more

University Health Services offers students after-hours emergency consultation with a counselor 
and crisis resource referrals by calling (855) 817-5667.