Peer Facilitators

Peer Facilitators are specially trained to deliver workshops on sexual violence prevention. They are part of a passionate and dynamic team committed to preventing interpersonal violence at Pacific. Being a Peer Facilitator provides lots of opportunities to learn and grow, as well as providing key job skills making them highly desirable to hire post graduation.

Courses 

GSS 225: Peer Facilitation | Students explore the root causes of interpersonal violence, and facilitate workshops in the high schools on healthy relationships to earn Civic Engagement credit

GSS 306: Advanced Peer Education | This is an experiential learning course, where students get credit for delivering workshops. 

  • "Lets Talk About Sex & Pizza Workshops" in the Fall
  • Athletic Workshops in the Spring 

Leadership Path

  1. Register for GSS 225 Peer Education in the Spring
  2. Apply to be a Peer Facilitator for the Fall
  3. If accepted, facilitate "Let's Talk About Sex & Pizza" workshops in the Fall and Athletic workshops in the Spring
  4. Apply to be a Lead Facilitator the following year. This is a paid position and serves as a mentor role for new facilitators.
  5. Lead Facilitators are eligible to apply to be Peer Facilitator Coaches. Coaches observe the workshops and give feedback to facilitators/ offer support.

WORKSHOPS

Let's Talk About Sex & Pizza is a 90 minute workshop exploring how we talk about sex, identify and talk about desires/boundaries, consent, bystander intervention and support for survivors

 

Contact Us

Kathleen Converse | Director of the Center for Gender Equity
503-352-2273 | kathleenconverse@pacificu.edu