dr dre beats monster headphones Victim Resources for Title IX Violations
Victim Resources for Title IX ViolationsPenn State is committed to providing support for students who have been victims of behaviors that would be considered Title IX violations. Below is a brief description of resources available. For more information or to request resources which may not be listed, please contact the Penn State Altoona Title IX Resource Person, Dr.
Confidential Counseling and Support
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) 814 949 5540: You may request an appointment with someone from the Health and Wellness Center on campus.
Blair County Family Services, Inc. Crime Victim Support Services, including Rape Crisis and Domestic Abuse 814 944 3583 or 24 hour hotline at 800 500 2849 or 814 944 3585: counseling, support, advocacy and assistance with Protection from Abuse orders.
Center for Women Students (CWS) at the University Park 814 863 2027: Trained counselors and advocates are available.
Non emergency medical care, (including evaluation or follow up for sexual assault when evidence collection is not desired) is provided at the Health and Wellness Center. Call 814 949 5540. For emergency medical care, please contact 911.
Academic and Housing Resources
If you wish to change your on campus housing because the perpetrator lives nearby, you may contact the Office of Student Conduct at 814 949 5065 or Office of Residence Life at 814 949 5710 for help with a change of assignment.
If you have missed class/assignments or need to do so, staff in the Division of Student Affairs can assist. They can also help with dropping a class retroactively without penalty, when the request is an outcome of an experienced incident. The Sheetz Health and Wellness Center staff can also assist with this process if you are in active treatment.
If the perpetrator is in the same class or is scheduled to be in the future, contact the Office of Student Conduct at 814 949 5065 for assistance.
Holding the Perpetrator Accountable
If the perpetrator is a Penn State student, a case manager at the Office of Student Conduct can discuss options for holding the person accountable. It is possible to initiate an informal or formal disciplinary process. You will not be forced to participate in the conduct process against your will, and you can change your mind about your involvement at any time.
If there is interest in the legal system, the Penn State Police (814 949 5222) or Police located in the jurisdiction where the incident occurred, can provide support whether the perpetrator is a student or not. The police may also assist with a Protection from Abuse order.
Preventing Contact with the Perpetrator
If the perpetrator is a student, you may request a directive from the Office of Student Conduct for no contact, which would advise the perpetrator s/he can have no direct or indirect contact with you. Police may also assist with Protection from Abuse Orders contact Police within the jurisdiction of the violation.