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All student support services are being provided remotely until further notice. As a result, information on this may not be correct. Refer to the remote student services listing for current information on service availability. Saint Paul College is committed to providing a learning environment free from violence, harassment and discrimination.
If you have experienced sexual or relationship violence, stalking, or sexual harassment what happened is not your fault. Sexual or relationship violence, stalking, or sexual harassment can happen to you regardless of your gender, race, age, class, or sexual orientation. You always deserve to be safe and respected. You may be experiencing a wide range of feelings, which are all valid. Please use this website to navigate and choose the resources you want to use. No matter what you decide, there are many people at Saint Paul College who are committed to helping students, faculty, and staff experiencing violence.
As a survivor navigating your options, you may be learning a whole new language of law, policy, and psychology. In this section we will highlight Lookin for Saint Paul sex partners most important terms. Feel free to skip this section altogether or come back at a later time. Some people identify as a victim, while others prefer the term survivor.
You can choose whatever term feels right to you. Consent means giving and receiving permission to participate in a sexual activity. Before being sexual with someone, you need to know if they want to be sexual with you too.
Consent must be continuously given. Consenting to one type of activity does not mean that your partner has consented to other activities. Everyone has the right to stop sexual activity at any time and for any reason. Additionally, someone might be unable to give consent because of their age or their mental capacity. Without consent, any sexual activity including oral sex, genital touching, and vaginal or anal penetration is sexual violence. Sexual violence includes sexual assault, rape, or any other sexual behavior that happens because one person forces, coerces, manipulates or intimidates the other person.
Sexual violence can be perpetrated by strangers, acquaintances, family members, spouses, or dating partners. It includes being touched by someone else or being forced or coerced to touch someone else. Sexual violence can also happen when someone is not able to give consent because they are too young or incapacitated. Relationship violence — also known as domestic violence or dating violence — is a pattern of behavior that is used by a current or former intimate partner to gain and maintain power and control over Lookin for Saint Paul sex partners other partner.
It can happen when people are married, living together, dating, or after the relationship has ended. Relationship violence can happen to people that have gone on a single date, just started dating, or have been together for years.
Relationship violence may include the use of physical violence, sexual violence, threats and intimidation, isolation, emotional abuse, spiritual and cultural abuse, economic deprivation, and financial abuse. Someone can seek help no matter what type or types of abuse they have experienced. For more information about relationship violence visit the National Domestic Violence Hotline: thehotline.
Stalking is behavior that is directed at someone that is unwanted, unwelcome, or unreciprocated that causes them fear or substantial emotional distress. Stalking includes behaviors like following someone, tracking someone, sending unwanted gifts or messages, making unwanted calls, damaging property, monitoring phone and technology use, or posting information or spreading rumors about someone.
It can include comments, notes, messages, gestures, or physical contact. It makes the learning or working environment hostile and uncomfortable. You have many options after an assault or incident. You do not have to decide right away and it is okay if you decide you do not want to take any of the options in this section.
You can choose as many or as few actions as you want. Confidentiality is the legal and ethical duty medical professionals, advocates, counselors, and therapists must keep any information you share with them private. You can make a report to the college and request confidentiality and ask to not have the complaint pursued. However, there may be times that the school is legally required to investigate and respond. If that happens the school will inform you of what is happening.
All of the confidential resources have some limits on their confidentiality. They are legally required to make a report to the proper authorities if you tell them about or vulnerable person who is being harmed, or if you make specific, serious threats to harm yourself or someone else. Communication with advocates, medical professionals, and d mental health providers is considered privileged.
Most staff and faculty on campus are not confidential and are required by law to report violence to the Title IX office. The college is required to create a report for state and federal governments disclosing violence affecting students. This report does not include any personally identifiable information. In certain situations, the college may also need to issue a warning to everyone on campus of a potential threat.
Confidential resources may maintain your complete confidentiality, offering you options and advice without any obligation to tell anyone, unless you want them to. Ask for a forensic exam. After an assault or incident, you may want to get a medical exam called a forensic exam. You do not need to report what happened to the police in order to have a forensic exam. If you need help getting to the hospital, contact SOS. During a forensic exam a specially trained nurse often called a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner or SANE can treat your medical needs related to the assault, provide medications to prevent infections or pregnancy, and collect evidence.
The nurse will discuss all of the parts of the exam with you before starting the exam.
It is best to do this exam as soon as possible after the assault so that the nurse can provide you with the widest range of options, but you can have the exam up to 10 days after the incident. In order to preserve evidence, the crime lab recommends, if possible, that you not shower, wash, pee, wipe, change clothes, eat, drink, or brush your teeth before the exam. If you have done any of these things, do not worry, you have not made a mistake. If you can, collect the clothes you were wearing during the assault in a paper bag. You can go to any hospital Emergency Department for a forensic exam.
The closest hospitals to Saint Paul College are:. The forensic exam is free, however, your insurance may be billed for some medications or injury care. If you need help paying for these expenses an advocate from SOS can help you navigate your options. Confidential advocates are available to talk, safety plan, and offer resources 24 hours a day, every day. SOS advocates offer advocacy on campus by appointment.
Advocates provide free and confidential services for victims of violence, their partners, families, friends, and other concerned persons. The role of an advocate is to discuss your options with you, help you stay safe, and provide support and resources.
If you need a safe place to stay because of relationship or domestic violence, advocates are able to help find space available. If you are interested in learning more about or filing a protective order see below an advocate can explain the process and assist you with every step. In some situations protection orders can help provide some safety measures on- and off-campus. Advocates can also help you enroll in the Safe at Home program which can keep your address confidential. You can talk to an advocate even if you are not sure if what you experienced was sexual violence, relationship violence, stalking, or sexual harassment.
You can talk to an advocate if the violence happened recently or if it happened a long time ago. Calling the crisis hotline is not the same as calling the police. No one will call the police without your permission unless they believe that you are in immediate physical danger and cannot make the call yourself. If you are in fear for your safety you might consider filing a protective order. Protective orders, including Harassment Restraining Orders HRO and Orders for Protection OFPare deed to stop an abuser from continuing acts of violence, threatening, harassing, or stalking behaviors.
Violating a protective order is a crime. We strongly encourage you to contact an advocate from SPIP or SOS for assistance in completing the forms and filing the order in the correct jurisdiction. Advocates available hours a day, every day to provide support over the phone. Website: sosramsey. Appointments are encouraged. Website: stpaulintervention. Website: sexualviolencecenter.
You can talk with a confidential advocate on campus by appointment. Virtual Support Groups for student survivors are available during summer Advocates available hours a day, every day for support and access to resources over the phone or by text. Day One advocates specialize in assisting with safe housing and transportation for survivors of relationship violence.
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