CUNY Policies - Page 6

TABLE 3
Role
Confidential Employees
( communications are confidential )
Responsible Employees ( duty to report )
Other Employees
( strongly encouraged to report )
Students
Counselor or other staff member of the college counseling center ; nurse , nurse practitioner or other staff member in the college health office , pastoral counselor , if available at college , staff member in a women ’ s or men ’ s center
Title IX Coordinator and office staff , Public Safety employees ( all ), Vice President and Dean for Student Affairs , Residence Life staff , College President , Vice President and Deans , athletics staff ( all ), department chairpersons / executive officers , Human Resources staff ( all ), University Office of the General Counsel employees ( all ), College / unit attorney and labor designee and office staff , faculty when leading off-campus trips , faculty / staff advisors to student groups , all employees who are managers , all SEEK / College Discovery staff
Encouraged by CUNY to report
Employees CUNY ’ s work / life program Same as above Same as above
Your Role as a Responsible Employee
1 . Before a student reveals any information he or she may wish to keep confidential , you must ensure the student understands that you are obligated to report incidents covered by the CUNY Policy on Sexual Misconduct to the appropriate College authorities .
2 . If the student wants to maintain confidentiality direct them to a confidential source for example , the campus counseling center , nurse , nurse practitioner or other staff member in the student health center or the pastoral counselor ( counselor who is also a religious leader ).
3 . Employees can have a confidential conversation and get free confidential support services through CUNY ’ s Work / Life Program and through confidential community counseling resources . If the employee reports an incident to you , you are obligated to report it to the Title IX Coordinator .
Do not try to handle any complaint you receive from an employee or student on your own .
TRAVEL ABROAD PROTOCOLS
The following sections address areas all faculty and staff should be familiar with when traveling abroad . Faculty and staff should contact the Title IX Coordinator for additional specific guidance about these and other areas covered by CUNY policies .
Faculty Staff Traveling Abroad with Students
Travel abroad provides opportunities for students to enrich their college experience through study abroad , research and volunteer activities . If a study abroad or volunteer program is faculty or staff led and sponsored by the College Title IX legal protections apply . There are two CUNY guidelines that apply to travel abroad with CUNY students .
The Title IX Compliance Guidelines for CUNY Employees Traveling Abroad with Students explains the rights and responsibilities of students who experience sexual misconduct while participating in a CUNY-sponsored trip or program abroad . The Guidelines also explain how Program Directors and other CUNY employees can minimize the risk of sexual misconduct and the appropriate way to respond to a student complaint of sexual misconduct while abroad and after returning to campus . The Guidelines can be downloaded from the following site : http :// www1 . cuny . edu / sites / title-ix / wp-content / uploads / sites / 2 / page-assets / resources / Title-IX- Abroad-Employee-Guide . pdf .
The second document is Understanding Title IX Guidelines When Abroad : A Student Guide . Program Directors are required to distribute this document to students and review it with them as part of the pre-departure orientation . You can download the guidelines from the following site : https :// www . ccny . cuny . edu / sites / default / files /_ TIX-Abroad-Student-Guide . pdf .
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TABLE 3 Role Confidential Employees Responsible Employees Other Employees (communications are confidential) (duty to report) (strongly encouraged to report) Students Counselor or other staff member of the college counseling center; nurse, nurse practitioner or other staff member in the college health office, pastoral counselor, if available at college, staff member in a women’s or men’s center Title IX Coordinator and office staff, Public Safety employees (all), Vice President and Dean for Student Affairs, Residence Life staff, College President, Vice President and Deans, athletics staff (all), department chairpersons/ executive officers, Human Resources staff (all), University Office of the General Counsel employees (all), College/unit attorney and labor designee and office staff, faculty when leading off-campus trips, faculty/staff advisors to student groups, all employees who are managers, all SEEK/College Discovery staff Encouraged by CUNY to report Employees CUNY’s work/life program Same as above Same as above Your Role as a Responsible Employee 1. Before a student reveals any information he or she may wish to keep confidential, you must ensure the student understands that you are obligated to report incidents covered by the CUNY Policy on Sexual Misconduct to the appropriate College authorities. 3. Employees can have a confidential conversation and get free confidential support services through CUNY’s Work/Life Program and through confidential community counseling resources. If the employee reports an incident to you, you are obligated to report it to the Title IX Coordinator. 2. If the student wants to maintain confidentiality direct them to a confidential source for example, the campus counseling center, nurse, nurse practitioner or other staff member in the student health center or the pastoral counselor (counselor who is also a religious leader). Do not try to handle any complaint you receive from an employee or student on your own. TRAVEL ABROAD PROTOCOLS students who experience sexual misconduct while participating in a CUNY-sponsored trip or program abroad. The Guidelines also explain how Program Directors and other CUNY employees can minimize the risk of sexual misconduct and the appropriate way to respond to a student complaint of sexual misconduct while abroad and after returning to campus. The Guidelines can be downloaded from the following site: http://www1.cuny.edu/sites/title-ix/ wp-content/uploads/sites/2/page-assets/resources/Title-IXAbroad-Employee-Guide.pdf. The following sections address areas all faculty and staff should be familiar with when traveling abroad. Faculty and staff should contact the Title IX Coordinator for additional specific guidance about these and other areas covered by CUNY policies. Faculty Staff Traveling Abroad with Students Travel abroad provides opportunities for students to enrich their college experience through study abroad, research and volunteer activities. If a study abroad or volunteer program is faculty or staff led and sponsored by the College Title IX legal protections apply. There are two CUNY guidelines that apply to trave '&BvF5T7GVFVG2ࠥFR6V6BF7VVB2VFW'7FFrFFRwVFVƖW2vV'&C7GVFVBwVFR&w&F&V7F'2&R&WV&VBFF7G&'WFRF2F7VVBF7GVFVG2B&WfWrBvFFVЦ2'BbFR&RFW'GW&R&VFFR6FvBFPwVFVƖW2g&FRfvr6FSGG3wwr667VVGR6FW2FVfVBfW2D'&B7GVFVBwVFRFbࠥFRFFR6Ɩ6RwVFVƖW2f"5TVVW2G&fVƖp'&BvF7GVFVG2W2FR&vG2B&W76&ƗFW2``