It moves beyond the coverage of theory and statistics to the provision of sensible and specific recommendations, which will make it a useful tool for any who work with college students. Consent is not just about getting a yes or no answer, but about understanding what a partner is feeling. Paludi's volume is practically required reading for higher education administrators, campus leadership across the board, and those seeking answers to violence in general. Many parents are overwhelmed and are eagerly looking for resources to help their children. Fact: Sexual assault can result in serious and intense emotional and physical reactions for victims depression, thoughts of suicide, headaches, anxiety which can have lasting consequences and may significantly interfere with daily functioning.
If you feel any strange symptoms, tell someone you trust right away. In Understanding and Preventing Campus Violence, Michele Paludi and a host of experts detail preventive procedures as well as methods to stay safer on campus. Each person must have the option to choose to be intimate or not. Featuring interviews with student-victims, and providing sample policies and training programs, Understanding and Preventing Campus Violence will help students learn to spot situations of potential violence, help teachers use classroom excercises to raise awareness and prevent future violence, and help college administrators and managers learn to safeguard the people and assets in their care. Most school districts do not have mandated lockdown drills. The conference committee is looking for presentations that demonstrate strategic use of assessment and data to inform and influence policies, programs and systems.
It moves beyond the coverage of theory and statistics to the provision of sensible and specific recommendations, which will make it a useful tool for any who work with college students. BaronChapter Three-Shots Heard Round the World: Campus Violenceand International Student Concerns-Presha E. Paludi is series editor for Praeger's Women's Psychology and Women and Careers in Management and has authored or edited 38 texts on workplace discrimination, sexual harassment, psychology of women, workplace violence, and campus violence. In sum, I would recommend it for those new to the problem of violence on campus and to those with broad rather than specialized administrative responsibilities on campus. The materials presented in the text are well documented, the arguments are thorough, and the editor's message is clear--campuses need to come to grips with violence of all sorts. Fact: Men, as well as women, are the targets of sexual assault and rape. Often done in conjunction with the Parent Teacher Association, parent education nights are an excellent opportunity to bring parents to the school and make them aware of relevant safety topics that affect their lives.
Most students who go through diversion programs never re-offend. Abstract Recent mass shootings on college campuses have focused many on the responsibilities of colleges and universities to prevent and respond to such violence. Deciding to leave is a complex and difficult process. Substance abuse has a particular brand of danger among the list of factors that can take students from promise to dropout. Partner with Local Police By law, every school must have a safety action plan and must practice at least two fire evacuation drills every school year. You have the right to get anonymous or confidential support from resources on campus and off campus.
Conversely, since the 2013 Sandy Hook School massacre, there have been more than 200 school shootings that have resulted in more than 60 deaths and many more injuries. DeFour Chapter Nine-Laws Affecting Postsecondary Institutions Efforts to Prevent, Respond to, and Recover from Acts of Violence on Campus-Linda Gordon Howard Chapter Ten-Sexual Harassment Education-Amy J. Between 8 and 15 percent of college women say they have been raped. This presentation summarizes the collaborative response to build community partnerships, understand in depth the harms caused by alcohol, and plan a local group response. Participants will be asked to consider guidelines and promising practices for thoughtful, inclusive, and intentional approaches to shifting campus substance use culture that align with the needs and expectations of today's college students as well as the academy's mission-critical priorities.
But campuses have always had problems with stalking, sexual harassment, bullying, rape, robbery, burglary, and intimate partner violence, among other things. Program developers will lead attendees in through an exploration of the features in the program, and tips to enhance prevention partnerships. It might also be appropriate for graduate courses in student personnel administration and higher education administration, but I do not think it would be a useful text for undergraduate or graduate courses in psychology. In addition, we are at risk of being the target of hate crimes, that is, of being sexually assaulted because of our sexual orientation or identity. Publisher's Summary The recent shootings at Virginia Tech brought issues surrounding campus violence to the forefront once again. The presenters will cover how the University of Alabama at Birmingham created a multifaceted approach aimed to increase student success through the effective incorporation of parent and family engagement as research has shown that students still rely heavily on their parents for health-related information.
Alcohol and other drug abuse is a barrier to student success and degree attainment. It offers tools that are equally applicable in a classroom or cocurricular setting. Medical providers may assume that we are heterosexual and may not understand the physical and emotional harm of the assault. Perhaps at the top of this reviewer's list would be the excellent discussion of institutional policy and policy implementation. Threat assessment in schools: A guide to managing threatening situations and to creating safe school climates. Perhaps at the top of this reviewer's list would be the excellent discussion of institutional policy and policy implementation. There is so much valuable information contained in these pages it is difficult to point to a single idea.