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Allegations, reports or other information concerning an unreported inappropriate relationship where one party has evaluative or supervisory responsibilities over the other party will be investigated.Supervisors, department chairs, deans, or other responsible persons must report all allegations to the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity (if the alleged violation is by a faculty or staff member) or the Office of Student Affairs (student or residential staff member).Strong Hearts takes calls from Native-American victim-survivors of domestic violence and dating violence, people who identify as abusive, concerned family members and friends, or from anyone seeking help for someone else.Strong Hearts is a partnership of the National Indigenous Women's Resource Center and the National Domestic Violence Hotline.All faculty, staff and students must abide by the Consensual Relationships Policy (I-10) to address such concerns.When staff members interact with students, staff members are frequently in a position of trust and influence.Advocates provide Native callers with immediate support, assistance with crisis intervention and personalized safety planning, and referrals to culturally appropriate services.At the Strong Hearts helpline, advocates are trained to take a Native-centered, empowerment-based and trauma-informed approach to every call.
Speak with an advocate with a strong understanding of American Indian and Alaska Native cultures as well as issues of tribal sovereignty and law.
These relationships must not jeopardize the effective functioning of the University by the appearance of either favoritism or unfairness in the exercise of professional judgment.
In relationships with students, the staff member is expected to be aware of his/her professional responsibilities and to avoid apparent or actual conflict of interest, favoritism or bias.
Romantic or sexual relationships may occur in a University environment.
All relationships must be consensual but, even though the relationship is consensual, it can raise serious concerns about the validity of the consent, conflicts of interest, and favoritism.