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RCSGD Confidential Resource

Beginning in Fall 2020, the Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity is excited to be the site of an additional confidential resource for UCSB students, faculty, and staff. Quinn Solis, RCSGD Associate Director | they.them.theirs, will be serving as a Title IX Advocacy Liaison. In this role, Quinn is able to provide support to members of the campus community who have experienced sexual violence and/or sexual harassment (SVSH). Quinn will no longer be a Responsible Employee under the UC Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment Policy, which means that students and others can freely disclose their experiences to Quinn, learn about their options, and be connected to various resources across campus.

RCSGD Confidential Resource

Through their role as the Title IX Advocacy Liaison, Quinn will:

  • Provide a safe, supportive, and confidential space for students and employees who have experienced sexual violence and/or sexual harassment and wish to learn more about their rights, options, and resources;
  • Facilitate a direct connection to a CARE advocate;
  • Offer a connection to Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) or a campus/community resource for emotional or mental health support;
  • Assist with understanding the University’s SVSH Policy and response frameworks; and
  • Refer to campus offices that may be able to address any additional concerns and/or offer support.

Through this role, Quinn will not:

  • Act as a witness, advisor, or support person in any investigation or hearing;
  • Advise a Complainant on how best to respond to an investigation; 
  • Provide legal advice; or 
  • Accompany a Complainant to any meetings or court appearances.

Students and employees can schedule a meeting with Quinn by emailing them directly at quinn.solis@sa.ucsb.edu or by clicking a link below to schedule time with them through Shoreline.

         

        Other Campus Resources

         

        Campus Advocacy Resources and Education (CARE) - Confidential

        The CARE: Campus Advocacy, Resources & Education office at UCSB provides confidential advocacy and support to students, staff and faculty impacted by sexual assault, dating/domestic violence and stalking. CARE also works collaboratively with students, faculty and staff to educate the campus community about the vital role that each of us has in ending interpersonal violence at UCSB. To make an appointment, call 24/7 confidential 805.893.4613.

         

        Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) - Confidential 

        The mission of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is to assist Student Affairs and the University in helping the student body achieve academically, socially, and personally through culturally responsive mental health services. CAPS is committed to providing a safe, inclusive, and affirming environment to ensure that all students remain psychologically healthy in pursuit of their goals. Confidentiality is the cornerstone of counseling and psychological services, so we take protecting your privacy very seriously. You have a right to privacy and your written permission must be obtained before we will release information to anyone outside of our clinic, with limited legal and ethical exceptions. CAPS Services Request Form: Please note that these form submissions are NOT monitored 24/7. If you need immediate mental health support, please call (805) 893-4411 and press 2 to speak with a live counselor. If this is a situation that involves potential harm to self or others, please call 911 immediately. Submissions will be reviewed during CAPS business hours.

         

        Academic and Staff Assistance Program (ASAP) - Confidential

        The UCSB Academic & Staff Assistance Program (ASAP) supports the health and well-being of faculty, staff, and family members. We assist with identifying, managing, and resolving work-related and personal concerns that may affect job performance and relationships. We offer confidential short-term counseling, consultation, wellness workshops, and assistance with threat management. Confidentiality is assured. Your need for privacy is respected. Your information is not released for departmental, central or personnel files, and no information about your participation is released to anyone without your written consent, except when legally mandated. We can be reached at 805.893.3318 or submit the Contact Us form.

         

        Office of the Ombuds - Confidential

        The Office of the Ombuds at UC Santa Barbara provides confidential consultation services to faculty, staff, students, parents, or anyone else with a campus-related concern. The ombuds address workplace issues, interpersonal conflict, academic concerns, policy questions, and many other problems, whether as a first step, last resort, or at any point along the way. The Office of the Ombuds is dedicated to ensuring fairness throughout the University and regularly makes recommendations for systemic change.

         

        Title IX and Sexual Harassment Policy Compliance Office (Title IX Office)

        Not Confidential

        The mission of the Title IX and Sexual Harassment Policy Compliance Office (Title IX Office) is to ensure all UCSB community members fulfill the campus’ commitment to create and maintain a work and academic environment free of sex discrimination, sexual harassment and sexual violence. File a report by clicking this link.

         

        sexualviolence.ucsb.edu

        Preventing and responding to sexual violence, sexual assault, sexual harassment, dating/domestic violence, and stalking are top priorities for UC. This website provides the UC community with key information about university support services, your responsibilities as a member of the UC community, and steps UC is taking to address sexual violence.