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Sexual Violence Advocacy and Education

Survivor Advocacy Services  Available

“…Sexual assault isn’t just an issue involving a crime committed by a perpetrator against a victim, but one in which the rest of us also have a role to play. We are committed to creating an environment - be it a dorm room, a party, a bar or club, or the greater college campus - where sexual assault is unacceptable and survivors are supported”.

“It’s on Us” campaign The White House Office of the Press Secretary

Individuals can speak with the Sexual Violence Advocate in a confidential environment where reports will NOT automatically lead to a legal or Title IX report. Services are available to all CSUSM students and employees and include:

  • Provide emotional and crisis support regarding stalking, dating violence, domestic violence, sexual harassment, sexual assault and rape
  • Information and options available to support your decision-making even when that means taking no formal action
  • At your request, accompany to medical appointments including a Sexual Assault Forensic Exam
  • Accompaniment through legal reporting and procedures
  • Accompaniment with university Title IX reporting and proceedings including examining possible university remedies
  • Connect with on and off-campus support and resources
  • Safety planning including help with filing restraining orders
  • Support for concerned persons of a loved one or secondary victim/survivors of sexual trauma
  • Help processing and understanding reactions and impacts of sexual violence
  • Assist people in making decisions consistent with their beliefs and values

The Sexual Violence Advocate and Educator is located in the Student Health and Counseling Services Building near Chavez Circle.

For more information and to schedule an appointment, please contact:

Advocate




Christa Wencl

760-750-4915
cwencl@csusm.edu

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Resources:

Resource Guide

Emergency: 9-1-1

On Campus Resource:

University Police: 9-1-1 on campus phones or
(760)-750-4567
www.csusm.edu/police/

Title IX Coordinator
Dr. Bridget Blanshan
(760) 750-4056
https://www.csusm.edu/title9/home.html

Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Students
Dilcie Perez
(760) 750-4056
https://www.csusm.edu/title9/home.html

Off Campus Resource:

Center for Community Solutions
24 Hour Crisis Hotline: 888-385-4657
http://www.ccssd.org

National Sexual Violence 24 hour Hotline:
1-800-656-HOPE(4673)
https://rainn.org/

San Diego County Sheriff San Marcos:
(760)-510-5200
http://www.sdsheriff.net/patrolstations/sanmarcos.html

Women's Resource Center (Oceanside):
(760)-757-3500
www.wrcsd.org