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1“ S.E.L.F.” Columbus State Community College Department of Public SafetyCrime Prevention ProgramPresents
2SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION Columbus State Community CollegeSexual Assault Prevention ClassMale and female students and employees of Columbus State Community College are encouraged to attend an important safety training class offered at no cost by the CSCC Department of Public Safety in the Public Safety Training Center, Columbus Campus (Delaware Hall, Room 021).In this class, you will learn:What is sexual assaultPrevention and safety tacticsThe important role of bystandersWhat to expect from the PoliceWhat is Title IX?What to expect from the Student Conduct OfficeHow to find local resourcesAbout the RAVE Mobile Alert System, virtual escorts, Guardian, and texting tipsFor more information, contact Lt. Kevin Smith, (614) , orCoordinated by the offices of Student Engagement and Leadership, Counseling Services, Public Safety, and Human Resources.This class is offered by Columbus State Community College by regulation of the Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act.
3SELF S = Situations E= Escape L= Learn to LIVE F= FREEDOM…LET NO ONE TAKE THAT FROM YOU.YOU ARE THE TARGET, YOU ARE THE FIRST RESPONDER, YOU ARE THE BEST WITNESS, AND YOU CAN REDUCE YOUR RISK OF BECOMING A VICTIM, AND YOU MUST SURVIVE NO MATTER WHAT.
4CRIME IS UNPREDICTABLE! We do not guarantee that the advice and techniques we present will work in all circumstances. WHY NOT?Attackers are unpredictable.The Crimes are initiated by the Attackers.Attackers shop for opportunity, plan their work, and, then work their plan.
5GOALS Increase safety awareness Understand your survival mindset Provide simple survival skills
6SURVIVAL You are the only person you can count on. You are your best defense.Do not “pretend” it cannot happen to you.Prepare yourself ask yourself “What If”.PlanWhere are they? Where are you? Where is safety? What tools do I have to get me there?Fear saves lives. Focus on options and actions.Believe in yourself.
7WHERE ARE THE ATTACKERS? HomeSchoolChurchStoresGymFacebook & TwitterDates-relationshipsAirportsElevatorStairsParking lotsRestaurantsSchools
9PREDATOR TACTICS “Be aware” InterviewedMe too statementsIgnore “When you say No”CharmingMaking promisesAre you providing too much detail about yourself.Asking personal questionsPre-assault…Cues & Clues* Attackers do their homework.
10POWERBe preparedKnow your optionsWhat can you do?
11PREPARED Prepare yourself mentally. Mentally, visualize yourself being attacked, and what you will do to survive.Think how your will response.Focus on taking action—and surviving.Turn your fear into survivor power.How did I get in this situation..and how do I get out.Make good personal choices, never compromise your safety.
12SIX OUTSFigure OutGet OutCall OutHide OutKeep OutTake Out
13WHAT? What is happening to me? What do they want? Possessions: Throw them at the attacker and run fast. ESCAPEWhat do I need to do for survival?
14RAPE Your primary goal is to survive. Turn Rape into Rage – Get away. Always report it to the police.
15BE AWARE Confident Know what is going on around you. Be alert Eye contact – dissuades attackers.Be assertive, stand erect, sound powerful, and walk with a sense of purpose.Talk with power NO, STOP, RAPE, HELP
16SIXTH SENSE Listen to your gut, and trust it. It’s never wrong! If something does not feel right, it’s not right.Immediately take actions to get away.Don’t feel bad about staying safe. Utilize safety services.You have been blessed with the secret power. of Intuition. Use it !Use your power of perception.
17WARRIOR MINDSET Accept the responsibility for yourself. Never accept defeat.Believe in yourself.Mentally prepare.Practicing your skills - visualizationAsk questions.
18BYSTANDER INTERVENTION CAN FRIENDS HELP? Be prepared to help family, friends, children, classmates, and co-workers if they can’t help themselves.Take care of that person until they can care for themselves.Never leave them alone.Contact the police if needed.Be a good witness.
22PREFERRED TARGET AREAS TAKE OUT THE ATTACKERS:EyesThroatGroinKneesShins
23RAVE Instructions - http://www2.cscc.edu/services/rave RAVE SYSTEMRave Messaging at Columbus StateRave Alert SystemEmergency notification systemRave GuardianVirtual Escort SystemRave EyewitnessSend anonymous text based tips to Public SafetyRAVE Instructions -
24REPORTING911 – Calls made to 911 will be systematically transferred to CSCC Police. (Emergency)CSCC Police – (614)CSCC Emergency Phones – Blue Emergency Phones, Elevators, and placed throughout CSCC Campus.
25TITLE IXTitle IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) mandates compliance with regulations prohibiting gender discrimination and inequity in athletics.The U. S. Department of Education implements the regulations which apply to all public and private educational institutions that receive Federal financial aid or assistance. Title IX states that:No student shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in or denied equitable benefits of educational, athletic or extra-curricular programs or activities.The regulations also protect anyone from sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual misconduct, stalking, intimate partner and relationship violence and bullying.
26EEO/TITLE IX EEO/Title IX Coordinator: April Alexander (614) 287-2636
27HELPFUL LINKS COLUMBUS POLICE (911 EMERGENCY) DELAWARE SHERIFFS DEPARTMENT (911)DELAWARE SHERIFF (740)LT. K.J. SMITH CSCC INVESTIGATIONS(614) OR 2166OFFICER KELLY BROWN CSCC POLICE(614)
28STUDENT CODE OF CONDUCT BEHAVIORAL INTERVENTION TEAM The Dean of Student Life Office at Columbus State serves students from all campuses and off-campus centers. You may contact the Dean of Student Life office at orThe office can provide assistance to victims, including modifying class schedules, rescheduling exams, requesting incompletes, switching class sections, temporary withdrawal, and communicating with faculty members about absences. The office can discuss options for pursuing criminal and/or college disciplinary action against the accused and assist with contacting law enforcement, but only if desired by the victim. The office can also assist you in contacting additional community resources for the College’s four-county service area.
29Kellie Brennan (Student Conduct) (614) , Eibling Hall room 201
30COUSELING SERVICESDr. Mu'min, Nester Hall 010 Phone: (614)
31ADDITIONAL RESOURCESSexual Assault Response Network of Central Ohio (SARNCO)The Sexual Assault Response Network of Central Ohio (SARNCO) is the sexual violence intervention and prevention program serving Franklin County. SARNCO strives to empower survivors and co-survivors of sexual and relationship violence and in time, to eliminate these forms of abuse through culturally appropriate prevention programming.24-Hour Rape Helpline number: (614) Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN) 1-(800) 656-HOPE (toll free)
32ADDITIONAL RESOURCESOhio Department of Health Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Prevention Program 246 North High Street – 8th Floor Columbus, Ohio 43215Telephone:Fax: or
33ADDITIONAL RESOURCESNational Domestic Violence Hotline at SAFE (7233) or TTYRape, Abuse, and Incest National Network at HOPE (4673) or visit their on-line hotline at https://ohl.rainn.org/online/National Teen Dating Violence Hotline or TTYIf you are in danger now, call 911.Mt. Carmel Trauma and Crime Assistance Program
35CONCLUSIONStatistics say a person is 10 times more likely to survive if you are prepared and react with conviction.Proficiency increases your survival.The other 10% of self defense is physical skills. This too begins with an awakening of the physical power within you.Please continue your path of survival by attending a follow-up physical skills self defense class and sharpening your mental and physical survival skills.
36REFERENCES National Self Defense Institute Wright State University Crime Prevention ProgramStreetI A C L E AColumbus State Community College Department of Public SafetyOhio Crime Prevention Association.Alex Leslie, Cleveland Rape Crisis Center
37REFERENCES Center for Personal Protection and Safety U.S. Department of Homeland Security