Teens that have witnessed violence within their own family are 50% more likely to be involved in an abusive relationship themselves. Violent relationships in formative years can have serious ramifications by putting the victims at higher risk for substance abuse, eating disorders, risky sexual behaviors and further domestic violence. Dating Violence and Sexually Transmitted Disease/HIV Testing and Diagnosis Among Adolescent Females. Break the Cycle is proud to have been granted the Love is Not Abuse campaign from Fifth and Pacific (formerly Liz Claiborne, Inc.).Inquiries or complaints by students or employees regarding the College’s nondiscrimination policies may be addressed to: Christina M.Garcia, Civil Rights & Title IX Coordinator, Office of the President, 100 Campus Drive, Dover, DE 19904, (302) 857-1903 [email protected] The Civil Rights Coordinator/Title IX Coordinator (“Title IX Coordinator”) will be responsible for overseeing the prompt, fair and impartial investigation and resolution of reports of discrimination and sexual misconduct to the College.Teens report an even higher occurrence of abusive dating behaviors including physical, sexual, tech, verbal or controlling abuse; the most common abusive behavior experience is controlling behavior (47%), physical/sexual (29%) and tech (24%). Threats of suicide or self-harm is the leading reason why a college student who is an abused partner stays in the relationship (24%).The next most common reasons are afraid of losing friends (20%) and dependent on abuser financially (12%). Conducted by Knowledge Networks, (December 2010), “College Dating Violence and Abuse Poll”.
In cases where a claim of discrimination or sexual misconduct has been stated, the Title IX Coordinator shall immediately communicate, or attempt to communicate, with the Complainant to determine and implement interim/protective measures to the extent necessary.
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It is the policy of the College that no person shall, on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation (defined exclusively as heterosexuality, homosexuality, or bisexuality), or genetic information be subjected to any discrimination prohibited by the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, as amended; Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972; the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 and other applicable laws, regulations and Executive Orders.
Mediation may be discontinued at any time: (1) by either party; (2) by the mediator when he or she feels that further efforts to mediate would be non-productive; or (3) when a voluntary agreement has been reached.
The mediator shall notify the Title IX Coordinator of the success or failure of the mediation.
The purpose of this section is to provide an overview of the scope of the problem of dating and domestic violence on college campuses, as well as barriers that may exist for students in accessing resources.