Information for complainants (victims) in sexual misconduct complaints.

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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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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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Whom Can I Talk To?

Confidential Resources at F&M and Off Campus   F&M's Sexual Assault Response Team (SART):   717-560-7311  Access 24 hours a day, 7 days  a week to the Sexual Assault Response Team (SART),...

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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 File a Formal Complaint

Filing a Complaint with the College Should you wish to file a complaint, or seek information about options for filing a complaint of sexual misconduct, harassment or discrimination, including...

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Information for the Complainant (Victim)

Procedure for Complainant in Sexual Misconduct   Complainant: Students who disclose an assault to F&M Counseling Services, F&M Student Wellness Services or the  Sexual Assault Response Team (...

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Timeline for a Sexual Misconduct Investigation and Hearing

The entire process, from notification of the College to conclusion of the investigation and hearing, including the notifications of outcome to the respondent and complainant should take no longer...

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Common Rights

In all complaints, each party has the right: a.   To an investigation and appropriate resolution of all complaints of sexual misconduct deemed credible by the Title IX Coordinator and Dean of...

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Sexual Assault Victim's Bill of Rights

Accuser and accused must have the same opportunity to have others present. Both parties shall be informed of the outcome of any disciplinary proceeding Survivors shall be informed of their options...

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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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