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The Role of Institutional Courage in Harassment Prevention

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This lecture from Dr. Jennifer Freyd was organized by the USGS Civility and Inclusion Council. Dr. Freyd’s research investigates predictions made by betrayal trauma theory. In recent years, Freyd has focused especially on institutional betrayal and its antidote at the institutional level: institutional courage. The lecture describes this work and engages listeners to become more trauma informed, particularly from the perspective of learning about impacts of institutional betrayal and promoting institutional courage. Content warning: discussion of sexual assault.




Copyright © 2020, Jennifer J. Freyd. This work is licensed under a CC BY 4.0 license.