Reporting

Procedures and Resources Listing

Reporting

Any person who feels that they may have been the target of or witness to sexual harassment, including sexual violence or sexual assault is encouraged to seek redress through the following:

  1. Student-to-student complaint - Dean of Students, Title IX Coordinator, or College Police
  2. Student-to-faculty complaint - Title IX Coordinator, Office of Human Resources, Office of Institutional Equity, Dean of Students or College Police
  3. Student-to-staff complaint - Title IX Coordinator, Office of Human Resources, Office of Institutional Equity, Dean of Students or College Police
  4. Staff-to-staff or faculty-to-faculty or faculty-to-staff complaint or faculty/staff-to-student complaint - Title IX Coordinator, Office of Human Resources, Office of Institutional Equity or College Police
  5. Non-credit/CWCE student complaint - Title IX Coordinator, Office of Human Resources, Office of Institutional Equity, Director of Community Services or College Police
  6. Vendors, Sub-Contractors, Visitors or Members of the public whose complaints are based on actions that happened within the college's jurisdiction- Title IX Coordinator, Office of Human Resources or College Police

Responsible Employees

The following individuals shall be considered "responsible employees" at CCRI for purposes of reporting complaints and incidents of sexual harassment and sexual violence under the CPE's Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence Policy:

All College Officials and Administrators; All full Time and Part Time Faculty; All Academic Deans, Associate and Assistant Deans, and Department Chairs; All Student Services Deans, Associate and Assistant Deans, Directors, Associate and Assistant Directors; All Student Services Advisors, Coordinators and other professional staff; All employees who are responsible supervisors for one or more employees; All Athletic Coaches and Trainers; All Student Organization Advisors; and All other individuals designated as "Campus Security Authorities," as listed in the college's Annual Crime Statistics and Fire Safety Report ("Clery Report").

All such "responsible employees" are obligated to report all actual, suspected or alleged incidents of sexual harassment and sexual violence which are reported to them, or of which they become aware to the Office of Human Resources at 401-825-2311.

The list above does not imply that others should not or cannot report sexual harassment and sexual violence or that they do not have an ethical or moral responsibility to do so. Notwithstanding the foregoing, pastoral and professional counselors providing counseling set-vices as part of their duties are exempt from mandated reporting. A pastoral counselor is defined as an employee of an institution, who is associated with a religious order or denomination, recognized by that religious order or denomination as someone who provides confidential counseling and who is functioning within the scope of that recognition as a pastoral counselor. A professional counselor is defined as an employee of an institution whose official responsibilities include providing psychological counseling to members of the institution's community and who is functioning within the scope of his or her license or certification.

Available Resources

Various on-campus support and counseling services are available for victims of sexual assault.
CCRI offers counseling services:

Warwick: 401-825-2301
Lincoln:401-333-7160
Providence: 401-455-6063
Newport: 401-851-1625

Students may contact CCRI's Health Services at 401-825-2103 or email nurse@ccri.edu
Hours of operation for these services vary and this should not be considered an emergency contact. Check the website for current hours of operation.

Off-campus services that are available 24 hours/7 days a week include:
Women's Center 401-861-2760
Day One 401-421-4100

The personnel in these offices can provide advice and counseling, detailed information on health issues and reporting procedures, or referrals to other resources.

External Resources

U.S. Department of Education
Office for Civil Rights, Boston Office
5 Post Office Square, 8th Floor
Boston, MA 02109-3921
617-289-0111

Rhode Island Commission for Human Rights
180 Westminster Street, 3rd Floor
Providence, RI 02903
401-222-2662

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Boston Area Office
J.F.K. Federal Building, Room
475 475 Government Center
Boston, MA 02203
Toll Free 1-866-408-8075
617-565-3200

Reporting Contact Information

Title IX Coordinator,
Director, Institutional Equity,
Elizabeth H. Canning
401-825-1230

Deputy Title IX Coordinator, Dean of Students
Michael Cunningham
401-333-2459

Director of Community Services, CWCE
Emilio Colantonio
401-825-2320

College Police
Lincoln: 401-333-7035
Newport: 401-851-1620
Providence: 401-455-6050
Warwick: 401-825-2109

Office of Institutional Equity
401-825-1220


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Last Updated: 6/2/17