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50% of Sexual Assaults Take Place at Start of School

of violence to be extra mindful of during this time of year because of its prevalence is sexual assault. In fact, according to a report by the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN), 50% of college sexual assaults take place at the beginning of the school year and 70% of victims know the perpetrators. Campus sexual assault statistics nationwide are alarming: 1 in 5 female college students are survivors of sexual assault. Only 11% of rapes on campus are reported – the most underreported violent crime. 63% of college males admitted to acts that meet the legal definition of...

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The Campus SaVE Act

Sexual assault remains a significant problem on college campuses, despite the fact that federal law guarantees all students the right to an education free from sexual harassment and sexual violence. According to the National Institute of Justice, about one out of every five women experiences attempted or completed sexual assault in their college years and 90% of women know the person that sexually assaulted them. The Campus SaVE Act requires that incidents of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking be disclosed in annual campus crime statistic reports. Additionally, students or employees reporting victimization will be provided with their...

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Safety Alert – Sexual Misconduct Settlements

What Your Campus Can Do to Prevent Sexual Misconduct In what is thought to be the largest university sexual misconduct case settlement, Michigan State will pay $500 million to 332 victims of Larry Nassar’s sexual abuse. Previously, Penn State University paid $100 million to at least 35 victims of Jerry Sandusky’s sexual abuse. Brian Breslin, chairman of Michigan State’s governing board said “We recognize the need for change on our campus and in our community around sexual assault awareness and prevention.” Michigan State has not only started to make changes to its Title IX policy, but has also added to...

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Scenario Learning Announces New Suite of Student Courses in SafeColleges Training

some cases, death. This course provides college students with awareness of issues related to alcohol and precautions to consider. Campus SaVE Act for Students – Sexual Violence Awareness: Sexual assault remains a significant problem on college campuses, despite the fact that federal law guarantees all students the right to an education free from sexual harassment and sexual violence. The effects of sexual violence can be long lasting, as well as emotionally and physically devastating. This course educates college and university students on proper identification, response and handling of sexual violence incidents. Bystander Intervention for Students: About one out of every...

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Title IX

Title IX – What You Should Know Best known for requiring gender equity in collegiate athletics, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) is a federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any education program that receives federal financial assistance – discrimination can include sexual violence, such as rape, sexual assault, sexual battery, and sexual coercion. In 2011, Vice President Joe Biden announced new sexual violence guidance, which clearly outlined the legal obligations under Title IX for any school, college, or university receiving federal funds, that they must respond promptly and...

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The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

students and faculty on all of the above. How the SafeColleges Online Training System Can Help The SafeColleges Online Training System includes a variety of expert-authored courses for employees and students on important intimate partner violence topics: For Employees Boundary Invasion The Campus SaVE Act Child Abuse: Mandatory Reporting Clery Act Overview Dating Violence: Identification & Prevention Sexual Harassment: Policy & Prevention Sexual Harassment: Staff & Staff Student Mental Health Title IX & Sexual Misconduct For Students Alcohol Awareness Bystander Intervention The Campus SaVE Act Drug Awareness & Abuse Intimate Partner Violence: Awareness & Prevention Use our courses or quickly...

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07 Not Anymore: Sexual Harassment (Community College)

This course discusses the destructive nature of harassment and bullying, including its relationship to rape culture. Topics include: quid pro quo and hostile environment harassment, parallels between cyberbullying and harassment as well as the resources and procedures to follow when encountering harassment or bullying....

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02 Not Anymore: Consent/Sexual Assault – Primary (Non-Traditional)

Consent isn’t just the absence of “no.” This course provides an overview on consent and the line between mutual sexual activity and sexual assault. We hear the stories of four survivors who describe what rape and lack of consent looks like, the continued effects that it has on them, and how to maintain a hopeful outlook during recovery....

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