April 24, 9:45 am – 10:45 am
Students Can't Succeed if They Don't Feel Safe: Five Ways to Change the Institutional Response around VAWA

The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) has introduced some of the most stringent requirements for reporting sexual abuse and for appropriate institutional response. Many academic institutions are scrambling to put together programs that minimally meet the DOE requirements. Prevention and education relating to sexual abuse is everyone's responsibility on campus. In order to improve the chance of success for all students, they need to feel safe on campus,

This fast-paced session will outline five ways in which academic institutions can tailor their Campus SaVE program to help students improve their chance of success by learning to stay safe and to be confident that their academic institutions are there to support them.

Peggy M. Jackson, DPA, CPCU
Peg Jackson & Associates