A Comprehensive Guide to Campus Gender-Based Violence Complaints: Strategies for Procedurally Fair, Trauma Informed Processes to Reduce Harm

This guide makes the case that trauma-informed practice and harm reduction measures strengthen procedural fairness in campus GBV complaints processes (both student and employee). It maps out specific, concrete strategies to ensure that PSIs incorporate all three at every stage of a complaint. By doing so, they meet their legislated and policy obligations to create a safe and respectful working/learning/living environment.