Georgetown College has several avenues for preventing issues of gender discrimination and sexual misconduct by educating the campus community. Some of the highlights are below
- Bystander Intervention Training: The Student Wellness Center is trained in Green Dot Bystander Intervention Training and facilitates this program yearly.
- Awareness and Educational Campaigns: Several Student Life offices such as Residence Life, Georgetown Activities Council, the Student Wellness Center, Greek Life and student organizations under faculty supervision conduct programs throughout the year on topics such as dating violence, sexual assault myths, making healthy choices, sexual violence awareness, etc.
- Orientation educates new students every fall on issues of sex discrimination, Georgetown’s sex discrimination policies, how to report and resources available to them.
- My Student Body is an online program required of all new students. One of the tracts focuses on sex discrimination and sexual violence. Students are educated and tested on the issue.
- The Title IX Coordinator educates the campus employees on issues of sex discrimination and how to report these issues. Likewise, the Title IX Coordinator trains campus employees on how to sensitively handle such reports.
- Georgetown College provides ongoing prevention and awareness programs in the area of sexual misconduct, including dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Georgetown College provides an annual, mandatory online training to all employees using Moodle in which they are taught about sexual misconduct, reporting requirements, reporting avenues and fraternization guidelines. Georgetown College provides a training program for all new students through EverFi called Haven (http://www.everfi.com/haven). Haven uses a population‐level approach to educate all students on the issues associated with sexual assault and relationship violence, taking into account their unique perspectives and experiences, providing:
- Key definitions and statistics
- Reflective and personalized content ‐ Bystander skill and confidence‐building strategies
- Campus‐specific policies, procedures and resources ‐ Rich data summaries to inform future programming