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Preventing SVSH in Academic Departments

This toolkit is designed to help decision-makers in academic departments create and implement a plan to prevent sexual harassment within their academic community (inclusive of faculty, staff, students, postdoctoral scholars, researchers, vendors, and visitors). All too often after sexual harassment has been made public, people will say that they wish they had done more to prevent it, but that they weren’t sure what to do. There are actually many things we can do, individually and collectively, to prevent harassment from happening. This toolkit is here to help.

The toolkit process takes approximately one academic semester.

It moves a group of decision-makers through a quick, results-oriented process designed to produce a comprehensive plan for preventing harassment in your department. It is based on the best research in the field of sexual violence prevention, as well as specific, recent UC Berkeley research into sexual harassment in the academic context.

Toolkit PDF

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