第九条 and Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Response
尼克尔斯学院 is committed to providing an educational environment that is 免费的 from sexual harassment and retaliation. To ensure compliance with federal and state civil rights laws and regulations, and to affirm its commitment to promoting 公平ness and equity in all aspects of the educational program or activity, Nichols has developed internal policies and procedures that provide a prompt, 公平, and impartial process for those involved in an allegation sexual harassment or retaliation. This 第九条 Sexual Harassment Policy is based on regulations promulgated by the U.S. Department of Education under 第九条 of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, 以及2020年最终联邦法规.
If a student or employee wants to speak with a confidential resource, 学校内外都有训练有素的员工. Help and support is available to those who want to talk in detail about an incident but are not sure if they are ready or interested in reporting to the College or law enforcement.
信息 shared with Confidential Resources (including information about whether an individual has received services) will only be disclosed to the 第九条协调员 or any other individual only with the individual’s express written permission, unless there is an imminent threat of serious harm to the individual or to others, or a legal obligation to reveal such information (e.g., if there is suspected abuse or neglect of a minor).
信息 that is shared with a Confidential Resource does not constitute a Report or notice to the College of concerns of sexual misconduct.
- 尼科尔斯学院健康服务: 508-213-2238, 咨询@尼克尔斯.edu
- 尼科尔斯咨询中心: 508-213-2108, 健康.services@尼克尔斯.edu
- Find@Nichols(全天候支持热线): 833-434-1217
Pathways for Change a locally based agency which provides 免费的, 为性侵受害者提供保密服务, 他们的朋友, 和家庭. 它还提供24小时服务, 免费的, confidential hotline that provides victims of sexual assault with telephone 咨询 and personal support:
员工(教职员工)可以获得医疗服务, 咨询, and other forms of support through a third party provided Employee Assistance Program (EAP). EAP的咨询, referral and treatment is completely confidential for Nichols’ employees and members of their immediate family. 尼科尔斯的EAP管理员, 公平的, can be reached 24 hours a day at (833) 256-5115 or by visiting www.guidanceresources.com (app: GuidanceNow; Web ID: EQUIT能力3). For more information about this program, please refer to the 员工手册.
2020年第九章法规34 C.F.R. § 106.45(b)(10)(i)(D) requires campuses to post training materials for 第九条 coordinators, 第九条决策者, 第九条调查员, and all who implement informal resolution processes. 尼克尔斯学院 received permission from outside vendors whose materials are posted on this page to comply with the regulations.
- Being an Effective 第九条 Advisor: From Investigation to Hearing
- 后监管时代的听证会， 大河解决方案2023年4月
- The Decision Maker’s Role in Advisor Questioning, 大河解决方案2023年4月
- 第九条: The Rights of Pregnant and Post Pregnancy Students, 大河解决方案2023年4月
- Conducting Fair and Thorough Trauma-Informed Investigations, Part I, 大河解决方案2023年4月
- Conducting Fair and Thorough Trauma-Informed Investigations, Part II, 大河解决方案2023年4月
The 第九条协调员 will make parties aware of the resources available to them. In the event of an emergency, the highest priority should be to get to a safe place if possible. Consider contacting law enforcement and/or seeking medical attention. The quickest way to access law enforcement and/or medical resources is by dialing “911“越快越好. Additionally, you may consider contacting one or more of the resources below:
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The College encourages everyone to report concerns about possible Sexual Misconduct to the College’s 第九条协调员. Sharing such concerns enables the College to offer support to impacted parties and protects the community from continuance of the alleged misconduct. This Policy distinguishes the action of filing a Report from filing a Formal Complaint. 因此, information shared about suspected Sexual Misconduct does not automatically trigger formal action or an investigation, 如下所述. 重要的是, a person does not need to be directly impacted by Sexual Misconduct in order to make a report. 而, anyone who observes or otherwise learns about concerns regarding Sexual Misconduct is encouraged to report.
Some forms of Sexual Misconduct may also constitute crimes. The College also strongly encourages any individual who experiences, 目击者, or learns of possible criminal conduct to report them to the 尼科尔斯学院公共安全系 or local law enforcement. Prompt reporting allows law enforcement to collect and preserve evidence. The College values you, your story, and your life.
- To report in person during business hours or by mail: Please contact 第九条协调员 杰西卡·瑞恩 in the 费尔斯学生中心301室, located at 马萨诸塞州达德利市中心路121号邮编01571
- 通过电话或电子邮件举报: Please call 第九条协调员 杰西卡·瑞恩 at 508-213-2027 或电子邮件 杰西卡.Ryan@尼克尔斯.edu
- 在线举报，包括匿名举报: 请到 尼克尔斯.edu/student-life/campus-policies 点击链接 事故报告表格.
- 举报:举报可能的犯罪行为: Please call 尼科尔斯学院公共安全系 at 508-213-2298