The Center has worked collaboratively and sought guidance from experts to provide important resources for colleges and universities on sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. The Center has gathered information from the Departments of Justice, Education, Health and Human Services, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for campus administrators, faculty and staff, campus and community law enforcement, victim service providers, students, parents and other stakeholders as they work to change the culture on their campuses. This innovative clearinghouse includes the latest research, sample campus policies, protocols, best practices, and information on how to access training opportunities and technical assistance. These promising practices models, trauma informed curricula and cutting edge tools can be replicated, adapted and used with permission when noted as necessary by institutions of higher education to support efforts to end sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking on their campuses. This project was supported by Grant No.
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Ten Common Problems Students Face in College Updated on December 2, more While time spent at college is a fond memory and a happy experience for most, the student life is not without its rough patches. Everyone’s situation is unique, but there are a few problems that almost all college students deal with at least once during their time at school. If you are on your way to college, get a jump on how to deal with the challenges that may come your way.
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Online Domestic/Dating Violence and Stalking Investigations Recertification Training Program. The Clery Act, as amended by the Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, requires that investigators (criminal, civil rights/Title IX/conduct) and hearing board members receive annual training on the issues related to sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.
Building a Healthy Relationship from the Start The Beginning Stages While the early months of a relationship can feel effortless and exciting, successful long-term relationships involve ongoing effort and compromise by both partners. Building healthy patterns early in your relationship can establish a solid foundation for the long run. When you are just starting a relationship, it is important to: Build a foundation of appreciation and respect.
Focus on all the considerate things your partner says and does. Happy couples make a point of noticing even small opportunities to say “thank you” to their partner, rather than focusing on mistakes their partner has made. Explore each other’s interests so that you have a long list of things to enjoy together. Try new things together to expand mutual interests. Establish a pattern of apologizing if you make a mistake or hurt your partner’s feelings. Saying “I’m sorry” may be hard in the moment, but it goes a long way towards healing a rift in a relationship.
Your partner will trust you more if he or she knows that you will take responsibility for your words and actions. As the Months Go By:
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To learn more about Notre Dame’s efforts, please see below. If you have ideas or suggestions, please contact us. An Ongoing Commitment to Education and Prevention Our faculty and staff have collaborated to create a comprehensive program to raise awareness and provide support to our students throughout their enrollment at the University. Prior to arriving on campus, incoming undergraduate students participate in the first phase of Building Community the Notre Dame Way, an educational program featuring videos that introduce the values of the campus community, discuss respecting the dignity of persons and explore conversations of power.
On Monday of Welcome Weekend, students debrief the online video content delivered over the summer, and staff and peer educators facilitate a discussion on the different types of sexual and gender violence, prevention and intervention strategies, and on resources for support. Throughout the Moreau First Year Experience course, incoming students further their understanding of the sexual assault resources on campus, state laws, and campus community standards.
Additionally, they learn about the skills needed to maintain healthy relationships, how to handle conflict and violence while dating, and bystander intervention, among other topics. During orientation, incoming graduate and professional students receive training on policies, procedures and resources related to sexual assault not only from the student viewpoint but also as a potential supervisor or instructor. You have the opportunity to get involved in these efforts: The goals of CSAP are to offer advice and guidance to the Vice President for Student Affairs on how to assist and support victims of sexual assault, to spearhead assessment efforts to understand the needs of our students, to recommend a variety of prevention initiatives, and to facilitate collaboration among departments and student groups to address sexual violence.
For more information about CSAP, please contact a member of the committee. The GRC offers many programs about violence prevention, particularly bystander intervention training, and trains student leaders to hold campus-wide programs and residence hall workshops. GreeNDot Green Dot is a violence prevention strategy predicated on the belief that individual safety is a community responsibility and not just that of the victim or perpetrator.
The goal of Green Dot is to attract a force of engaged and proactive bystanders campus-wide to communicate that violence will not be tolerated in our community and that everyone has a responsibility to help.
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Issues Bulletin on Campus Sexual Assault and Safety
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today issued an information bulletin to California law enforcement agencies, higher education administrators and campus security personnel, providing enforcement guidance on new and amended sexual assault and campus safety laws. SB requires California postsecondary institutions — in order to receive state funds for financial assistance — to adopt comprehensive, victim-centered policies and disciplinary procedures concerning sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking.
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Of course, when came along China kept shutting down protests and arresting activists, including five feminists in one high-profile case who were imprisoned for a month for trying to pass out information about sexual harassment. This is the language in an authoritarian regime that continues to insist it is advancing down the path of communism by implementing market reforms. Universities are becoming more threatening for students, professors, public intellectuals, and free thinkers, but it is the politically correct social-justice fascists who are the most to blame.
After the administrators at Mizzou were forced out, professor Dale Brigham resigned for planning to hold exams as usual despite a racist shooting threat posted to a social network. The poster has since been arrested. This controversy over exams reflects that after Officer Darren Wilson was not indicted in the shooting death of Michael Brown a decision that a review by the Obama Justice Department found to be the right one , students at Oberlin, Georgetown, and Cornell Law School tried to get exams canceled or delayed.
Indeed, according to a timeline created by Slate, the Missouri protests started after the shooting. The university took action.
Published January 5, Although dialogue and efforts to prevent and end campus sexual assault have been a longstanding priority for many in the higher education community, the national conversation surrounding this issue has recently risen to a crescendo. Many who have attended a professional student affairs conference or meeting in the past year have found the topic of compliance with the revised Violence Against Women Act to have arisen immediately and to have become a focal point of discussion.
And administrators are solicited on a daily basis by training companies and consultants offering on-site training, invitations to participate in webinars, on-line educational modules, and other resources to prepare them to deal with sexual assault on their campus. With a renewed commitment to create and maintain safe and inclusive environments, the higher education community has devoted its collective and nationwide attention, time, and resources to revise campus policies, to develop new response protocols and disciplinary procedures, to train administrators, and to educate students about sexual assault prevention.
Campus Resources. CSUF is committed to creating a space free from the threat of violence. Violence and the fear of violence interfere with learning and a safe workplace within the university community.
By Ellen Toronto, Ph. The position was part clinical, part programming for students and the community, and part faculty — research and teaching. Similarly, although many now hire a Title IX coordinator, funding for prevention and intervention may be limited. Ideally, under Title IX, schools have a great deal of responsibility to act in the face of accusations, not just proven incidents, of rape, sexual assault or harassment and intimate partner violence.
This makes colleges responsible for violence based on the atmosphere and conditions of the campus. Given the usually private nature of rape, sexual assault and harassment and intimate partner violence, this means schools have a responsibility to act, to do something, even if there is not clear evidence to prosecute. Obviously this does not mean all schools respond. Consider the Columbia University student who carried a mattress to her classes to publically remind the campus that the University had not investigated her allegations of rape.
Each campus has to develop adequate support and advocacy for victims, accountability for students and the college at large, and the development and implementation of prevention-based curriculum for all incoming students. Sexual Violence on the College Campus.
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However, because some students, staff, and faculty do have children, off-campus jobs, or health issues that require the availability and personal convenience of a car, SBCC does its best to make parking available to those who need it. In recent campus surveys, many students have cited parking as a barrier to academic success.
To ensure that parking does not interfere with academic achievement, students are urged to use alternative forms of transportation. Failure to use alternate transportation can lead to frustration and an inability to take advantage of the excellent educational opportunities at this college. Santa Barbara City College is here to help its students succeed.
CALCASA has served as a national leader on campus violence (sexual, dating, domestic, and stalking) via our work with the Office of Violence Against Women and the Centers for Disease Control in supporting the work of communities and institutions in addressing and preventing sexual violence on college campuses.
Choose to set limits. You will tolerate a difficult relationship situation just as long as you choose to tolerate it. To change the situation, you need to be the one to choose to set boundaries in place. Identify the source of your feelings. It often takes some real soul-searching on your part to figure out the source of your anger or resentment.
Decide when, where, and how to set the limits. Think about the entire situation. Consider your time, emotions, and means. Remember that setting limits is about getting your needs met. Express the limits clearly. For example, you say to your friend, “I will loan you my car once per week for two hours.
Title IX, VAWA and Clery Act Training
Recent reports are easier to find, but notice how these stretch back to the s. And these are just the cases we heard about through the media. How many more complaints were quietly hidden by universities? Recent stories about sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual misconduct, stalking, violations of dating policies, violations of campus pornography policies, and similar violations in academia are NOT A FLUKE!
I decided to organize these by discipline and to include both faculty and administrators. I did, however, include Athletic Directors and people in similar administrative positions.
Speakers. Sexual Wellness dating violence, and stalking are survivor-centered, collaborative, and support comprehensive prevention. Labertew also teaches at community colleges in the Los Angeles area. a graduate student ensemble that addresses issues of equity and inclusion on campus and beyond. She presents and consults nationally on.
Notable incidents[ edit ] Numerous institutions have been fined and found in non compliance of the Clery act. Many include defining of crimes, reporting methods and alerting students of dangers. From , 14 higher education institutions were fined for Clery Act noncompliance. Department of Education conducts reviews to evaluate an institution’s compliance with the Clery Act requirements Although regular program reviews may contain Clery Act findings, this page includes only those program reviews that were focused exclusively on the Clery Act.
Below, you can access these reports as well as accompanying documentation which may include the complaint, school response, or fine action that resulted from the program review.