As we move swiftly through the fall 2020 semester, Student Victim Assistance reflects on the month of September. September was National Campus Safety Awareness Month (NCSAM). NCSAM was created by Congress in 2008 to promote campus safety awareness for students, faculty, and staff. This month Student Victim Assistance is featuring the Georgia State University Police Community Outreach Team and Georgia State University Police Department Officer Burton from the Clarkston Campus. Both assist student crime victims and educate on safety for all Georgia State University campuses.
What does GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY Police Department do within the community?
The Georgia State University Police Community Outreach Team is composed of 10 members who are responsible for Crime Prevention and the H.O.P.E. team (Homeless Outreach Proactive Engagement). Crime Prevention provides….more>>>
For immediate victim assistance after hours: 404-413-1965
Student Victim Assistance is a confidential disclosure site for students who have experienced sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence and stalking. Disclosures made to Student Victim Assistance staff will be held in strict confidence and will not serve as notice to the university requiring a review of the disclosed conduct. Students who would like more information or would like to schedule an appointment to speak with Student Victim Assistance staff can call 404-413-1965.
Staff also are here to help students who have experienced any type of recent or past victimization regain a sense of control over their traumatic experience, so that they may resume their academic and personal pursuits. Student Victim Assistance can help students who know someone who has been victimized or would like to learn more about student victimization. Student Victim Assistance offers crisis intervention, advocacy and support for students. Student Victim assistance can assist students to determine their options and provide information related to their experience, even if they have no idea what they need or what they intend to do, which is a normal response to trauma. Students who seek victim assistance services are not obligated to pursue criminal or university charges.