How you can assist and support someone who has experienced sexual misconduct.
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Possible Responses to Trauma

People who become victims of any type of sexual misconduct  typically experience the victimization as a traumatic event. There are common reactions to this kind of trauma or shock; but at the same...

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Immediate Self Care and Preserving Evidence

Steps to Take if You Have Been Assaulted:  ·       If you feel unsafe, get to a safe place immediately; call 911 for the Lancaster City Police or 717-358-3939 (Department of Public Safety .)  ·...

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Options for the Complainant

Sexual Misconduct: Options for Complainant After discussion with a confidential resource or the Title IX Coordinator, the complainant may decide to pursue one of the options below.   A complaint...

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How to Help a Sexual Misconduct Victim or Survivor

SAFETY Safety--Take them to a safe place and stay with them in case they are still in danger.  If you have safety concerns, call the Department of Public Safety at 717-358-3939. Call the...

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Reporting Options: Confidential and Nonconfidential

Confidentiality and sexual misconduct? There are lots of people that you may want to speak with but it is important to know who can keep what you tell them in confidence.  Let’s start with who...

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Legal Assistance

Pro Bono Attorney assistance: Public Defender: must be a criminal offense to qualify o   Must apply in person o   717-295-3584 o   Lancaster County Courthouse Court of Common Pleas 50 N....

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What Men Can Do About Sexual Assault

"Every time a man's voice joins those of women in speaking out against rape, the world becomes a safer place." Unknown Sexual misconduct occurs between people of any gender identity.   While not...

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