Upcoming Trainings and Events

The Sexual Violence Prevention and Education Office is dedicated to providing educational opportunities for students, staff and faculty.  Each month a variety of upcoming events and workshops will be available to members of the Pitt community. 

“Our goal is—and always will be—to eradicate sexual assault and misconduct on campus and ensure that everyone feels safe, respected and supported as members of our university community. There is simply no other acceptable option—and no other vision for Pitt worth working toward.” Chancellor Gallagher, 2019

Creating Inclusive Spaces for Survivors

This workshop will provide faculty and staff members with tips for creating trauma informed spaces that can help survivors feel safe and comfortable on campus.  This particular workshop will focus on academic spaces.  This training is interactive

Friday, April 30th

12pm-1pm

Register for Creating Inclusive Spaces, April 30th

Thursday, May 6th

10am-11am

Register for Creating Inclusive Spaces, May 6th

Tuesday, June 8th

2pm-3pm

Register for Creating Inclusive Spaces, June 8th

My Voice Has Power: A Bystander Discussion

This discussion-based session is designed to help community members recognize and respond to harassment and discrimination on a college campus. Participants will learn and share tips for how to intervene or act as an ally. Case scenarios will be discussed throughout the session.

Monday, May 18th

10:00am-11:30am

Register for My Voice Has Power, May 18th

Friday, June 25th

11am-12:30pm

Register for My Voice Has Power, June 25th

Preventing and Responding to Sexual Misconduct

This workshop is designed to promote a common and consistent understanding and application of the University of Pittsburgh policies, standards, and processes with regard to Title IX. Participants will leave this workshop with an enhanced awareness of the various forms of harassment, sexual misconduct and domestic violence as well as their responsibility to promote a culture of prevention and safety for all.

Tuesday, June 8th

12:30pm-2:00pm

Register for Preventing and Responding, June 8th

Wednesday, July 14th

10am-11:30am

Register for Preventing and Responding, July 14th

Fostering Inclusive Environments: Gender Diversity in Higher Education

The Fostering Inclusive Environments: Gender Diversity in Higher Education workshop provides participants an opportunity to discuss gender diversity within higher education.  Participants are introduced to key terms and discuss manifestations of discrimination and talk through scenarios with the goal of identifying inclusive practices that can be used on campus and in our virtual spaces.

Tuesday, June 29th

9:30am-11:00am

Register for Fostering Inclusive Environments