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  • Sexual violence prevention and consent workshops this month

    Sexual violence prevention and consent workshops this month

    Do you want to raise awareness about sexual violence prevention and learn how you can intervene to stop it from happening? Do you want to support a culture of consent on campus? To support George Brown College's effort to empower students and staff with education and skills to contribute to a healthy campus environment Diversity Equity and Human Rights Services is hosting a series of workshops on sexual violence prevention this month Upstander peer intervention training Upstander peer intervention training is scheduled every Friday in March 1 p.m – 3 p.m. at 200 King St E. St James Campus room 482C Developed by the University of Western Ontario and adapted for the George Brown community by our Upstander peer facilitator team the program educates students on how they can safely intervene to stop incidents of sexual violence Register for a workshop   Queering consent A Queering Consent training session is happening on March 14 noon – 2 p.m. at the St James Campus Career Centre 200 King St E. room B155 To register for any of these sessions please contact George Brown’s Sexual Violence Response Advisor Heidi Mehta at heidi.mehta@georgebrown.ca Training workshops for staff on sexual violence awareness prevention and support are ongoing and available via PD Place or by request for staff and students George Brown College's Sexual Violence Response Advisor Heidi Mehta ( pictured ) is focused on educating students staff and faculty about sexual violence prevention fostering consent culture and ensuring everyone in the college community knows about the services available to them She offers a range of supports to sexual violence survivors and stresses that students and staff don't have to file a complaint to speak with her "I am here to support students and staff who have experienced or are experiencing sexual violence regardless of whether they are pursuing a formal complaint,” she says Heidi's office is located at 200 King St E. St James Campus room 126A – across from the Library Learning Commons She can also be reached via email at heidi.mehta@georgebrown.ca or at (416) 415-5000 ext 3450 Sexual violence prevention and consent culture workshops happening at George Brown College in March