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T.R.A.I.L. Prevention & Response Certificate Training

Teach | Respond | Act | Inspire | Lead

Do you want to enhance your SVSH prevention skills? 

Do you want to influence campus culture?  

Are you ready to be a TRAILblazer?  

Become a PATH to Care TRAILblazer — Register in advance for either a full-day in-person training (September and November) or select any combination of dates for virtual sessions 1, 2, and 3 in October and December. 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.

Join the PATH to Care Center for an exciting leadership training opportunity for the entire UC Berkeley campus community (undergrad and grad students, faculty, and staff) to gain valuable skills and tools to prevent and respond to violence and harm. 

TRAILblazers will build leadership skills by: 

  • Exploring social justice concepts and describing the relationship various forms of sexual and gender-based harm and violence 
  • Interpreting how campus-based sexual violence and harm operates
  • Understanding the impact of sexual and gender-based harm and violence on survivors
  • Learning about options and opportunities for supporting survivors
  • Interrogating societal attitudes and beliefs that normalize violence
  • Committing to fostering a respectful campus community 

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Fall 2021 training dates:

  • In-person opportunities (Complete all 6 certificate hours during one, in-person retreat; lunch is included.)

    • September 21 at 9:30 am – 4 pm

    • November 16 at 9:30 am – 4 pm

  • Virtual opportunities (Sessions can be taken in any order as long as you complete Parts 1, 2, and 3. All are scheduled at 9:30-11:30 am)

    • Part I: Understanding Sexual and Gender-Based Violence through a Social Justice Lens

      • October 12 

      • December 2 

    • Part II: Exploring Dynamics of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

      • October 19 

      • December 9 

    • Part III: Understanding Your Influence to Prevent Violence

      • October 26

      • December 16 

In order to receive a TRAILblazer Certificate, participants must complete all 6 hours of training, whether as a full-day in-person retreat or three 2-hour virtual training sessions (Part I: Understanding Sexual and Gender-Based Violence through a Social Justice Lens; Part II: Exploring Dynamics of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence; and Part III: Understanding your Role in Promoting Prevention)

Upon completion, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment to ending sexual violence and sexual harassment, equity, and survivor support in the workplace, classroom, and across campus.

To ensure that we address your accessibility needs please complete the registration form.  If you have any questions, please contact the PATH to Care Center at

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About the T.R.A.I.L. Certificate Program