Goshen College has instituted programs to prevent domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault or stalking. These educational programs may include but are not limited to:
- Two- to four-hour trainings on bystander intervention by the Prevention Intervention Network open to all students, as well as required training for all student leaders. Trainings are available to other student groups, including clubs, classes, and athletic teams.
- Campus-wide convocations about sexual violence and misconduct resources, including education about bystander intervention
- Class discussion on sexual violence and misconduct in Core 100: Identity, Culture and Community, and Core 104: Learning Community.
- Guided discussions in residence halls on reporting sexual assault and misconduct, as well as domestic and dating violence, facilitated by Student Life representatives.
- Commuter Club meeting on reporting sexual assault and misconduct, as well as domestic and dating violence, facilitated by Student Life representatives.
- Online training modules for employees and students to provide foundational knowledge of sexual harassment and violence.
- Reminders of GC policy and resources on prevention of sexual assault and misconduct, as well as domestic and dating violence, at all-employee meeting with follow-up email outlining employee resources for reporting.
In addition to the procedure provided in this document, Goshen College will take steps to prevent sexual misconduct by:
- Integrating into Goshen College’s curriculum, staff training, and community programming initiatives designed to promote gender equality and prevent sexual misconduct, and to promote awareness and prevention of rape, acquaintance rape, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking.
- Conducting climate reviews to explore issues, events, and attitudes relating to gender equality and sexual misconduct at Goshen College and;
- Conducting annual training of officials conducting investigations of reported sexual misconduct to ensure the protection of the victim or survivor’s safety and the promotion of accountability.