Prevention, Education and Training

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Find Events and Training Opportunities

Log into Engage and search the category "Pilots Care" to find upcoming events and trainings around sexual assault prevention, bystander intervention and many other related topics. Send suggestions for topics that are not represented but that you feel are important to include to the Health and Counseling Center at hcc@up.edu.
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Green Dot

Green Dot is an anti-violence initiative aimed at decreasing and preventing the occurrence of power-based personal violence, including dating and domestic violence, stalking, sexual assault and other forms of harassment, threat and intimidation toward an individual. Green Dot at UP aims to promote a culture of Pilot Care by helping students understand the strategies and tools they can use to prevent power-based personal violence in their own ways on campus. No one has to do everything, but everyone has to do something.

To get involved, nominate a social leader, or request a presentation/training, please email greendot@up.edu

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Student Peer Wellness Ambassador Program

Make a difference in your community and join the Ambassador Program!

Peer Wellness Ambassadors help foster a healthy environment within the residence halls by connecting their peers with mental and physical health and wellness resources that allow each member of our community to thrive and sustain the challenges, rigors, and stress of pursuing an academic degree while living in intentional community in a university residence hall. Find out more about this volunteer position.

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Peer Health Educators

Peer Health Educators are student employees who work with the Health and Counseling Center in outreach, advertising and programming. Contact The Health and Counseling Center for more information at hcc@up.edu.

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Title IX Advisory Committee

Contact members of the Title IX Advisory Committee to share any feedback or suggestions related to Title IX at the University of Portland.

Committee Members: Title IX Team: Meg Farra, Emma Ahern, James Pena, Dr. Allie Hill; Athletics: Karen Peters; Student Affairs: Fr. James Gallagher, C.S.C., Veronicca Bathon, Hannah Pick, Matt Daily; Academics: Nelson Coates, Molly Cullen, David Turnbloom, Brandy Daniels; Staff: Dawn Lloyd; SASA members; ASUP members.

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Students Against Sexual Assault (SASA)

The Students Against Sexual Assault (SASA) Organization aims to eliminate the culture of sexual violence within our campus community, by educating the campus about the issue of sexual assault; specifically regarding topics of consent, as well as through creating dialogue and proactive events. SASA hope to end many of the stigmas surrounding sexual assault; such as victim blaming, fear of reporting, and labeling of survivors. 

Contact SASA via email at sasa@up.eduFacebook or Instagram.

Affiliation: The University of Portland is part of the larger It’s On Us campaign that is a national movement to end sexual assault on college campuses.

Title IX Personnel Training Information 

In compliance with 34 CFR §106.45(b)(10)(i)(D) issued by the U.S. Department of Education to amend the regulations implementing Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972, University of Portland has made publicly available the minimum training materials used to train the University’s Title IX Coordinator(s), investigators, decision-makers and other personnel involved in administering the Title IX Sexual Harassment Policy.

University of Portland’s Title IX Personnel have or will have at a minimum, and prior to participating in the administration of the Title IX Sexual Harassment Policy, in-person or online virtual training that complies with these regulations. The below training information/materials have been shared to comply with federal regulations which went into effect on August 14, 2020; they do not represent all trainings/education received by Title IX Coordinators, investigators, decision-makers, and other personnel involved in administration of the Title IX Sexual Harassment Policy.

The posted training materials are proprietary of their creators and are licensed to the licensee only, for its use. These training materials have been posted publicly on a website, in compliance to 34 CFR park 106.45(b)(10). Copying or adapting these training materials without the explicit consent of their creator is prohibited.

Training Information:

  • Higher Education Title IX Coordinator Training provided by TIX Education Specialists. Please contact TIX Education Specialists (https://www.tixedu.com/) for additional information regarding this training and the provided training materials. Training materials can be found here.
  • Title IX Hearing Officer and Decision Maker Training provided by ATIXA. Please contact ATIXA (https://www.atixa.org/) for additional information regarding this training and the provided training materials. Information about the posting of proprietary training materials is available at https://www.atixa.org/2020-regulations-requirement-posting-of-training-materials/.
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