The University of Pittsburgh’s Sexual Violence Prevention and Education Office has launched a new educational series, Shattering the Statistics: A Collective Effort Towards Ending Sexual Violence. This educational series will be targeted towards the University community to explore and bring awareness to issues around sexual misconduct and ongoing prevention initiatives.
A Roundtable on Military Sexual Trauma
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
The third installment of the series, Shattering the Statistics, will feature a panel of experts who will discuss various aspects of military sexual trauma.
Meghan Gorman- Title IX/Equity Investigator, University of Pittsburgh; JAG Corps, United States Army
Aryanna Berringer- Director, Office of Veterans Services, University of Pittsburgh; U.S. Army Veteran
Seth Young, Psychological Services Clinician, University Wellness Center, University of Pittsburgh
Christie Hudson, Readjustment Counseling Therapist, U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
Series Topic: Unpacking the New Title IX Regulations
October 22, 2020
The second installment of the series, Shattering the Statistics, will feature a panel of experts who will discuss the new Title IX regulations mandated by the Department of Education. The panel will discuss Title IX regulations from both a Pitt specific and general higher education lens.
Deborah Brake, Associate Dean for Research & Faculty Development, School of Law, University of Pittsburgh
Karina Chavez, Executive Director, Pittsburgh Council on Higher Education (PCHE)
Thomas Hitter, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Policy Development and Management, University of Pittsburgh
Katie Pope, Associate Vice Chancellor of Civil Rights and Title IX, University of Pittsburgh
Megan Schroeder, Supervisor of Victim Response, Pittsburgh Action Against Rape (PAAR)
Aarti Patel, SAFE Peer Educator, University of Pittsburgh
Clyde Pickett, Vice Chancellor, Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, University of Pittsburgh
Series Topic: Defining the Problem
The first installment in the series, titled, Defining the Problem—will be held on Thursday, October 15th (12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.) and will explore statistics and trends regarding sexual violence and relationship violence, with an emphasis on college campuses.
Dr. Jay Darr- Director, University Counseling Center, University of Pittsburgh
Amy Filip- SAFE Peer Educator, University of Pittsburgh
Dr. Rachel E. Gartner- Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh
Dr. Danny Jacobson Lopez- Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, University of Pittsburgh
Dr. Elizabeth Miller, Professor in Pediatrics, Public Health, and Clinical and Translational Science, University of Pittsburgh; Co-Director of Planning for the Pittsburgh Study; Director of the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, UPMC
Jasmine Rivera, Director of Victim Response, Pittsburgh Action Against Rape