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Revised September 8, 2020 from original published date of August 14, 2020.

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2018-2019 Title IX Taskforce

2020 Converse College Title IX Taskforce
titleix@converse.edu

Coordinators:

Danielle Stone, MUEd
Danielle.Stone@converse.edu

Assistant Dean of Diversity and Inclusion &
Title IX Coordinator

Tori Mclean Good, MEd Title IX Deputy Coordinator
Jodi Strehl, MSW Title IX Deputy Coordinator
Keshia Jackson Gilliam, EdD Title IX Deputy Coordinator



Investigators:
Reed Chewning, PhD
Assistant Professor of Education Education Department
Secondary Education Program Director Middle-Level Education Program Director
Phone: 864.596.9079
Mobile: 864.497.7552
reed.chewning@converse.edu

Tammy Stokes, MA
Assistant Dean of Academic Advising and Converse II
864.596.9147
tammy.stokes@converse.edu

James W. Kellam, MBA
Director of Financial Planning
864.596.9035
james.kellam@converse.edu

Randy Loggins, MS
Deputy Director of Athletics
864.577.2063
randy.loggins@converse.edu

Meg Lee, EdD
Assistant Professor of Education
Director of Gifted Education
Phone: 864.596.9529
margaret.lee@converse.edu



CONFIDENTIAL RESOURCES:
Wellness Center

  • Bethany Garr, MSEd, LPC | Director of Counseling & Wellness
    Jennifer Travis | Front Office Coordinator
    Rachael Mason, MSW, LISW-CP, RYT | Clinical Counselor
    Dr. Sarah Whelchel, MD | Psychiatrist, PrismaHealth
    Michelle Mathis, MSN, APRN, FNP-C | Nurse Practitioner, Spartanburg Regional Corporate Health Services
    Caitlin Wilson, MSN, APRN, FNP-C | Nurse Practitioner, Spartanburg Regional Corporate Health Services

  • College Chaplain
    Reverend Jason Loscuito
    Location: Montgomery 201

EXTERNAL RESOURCES:

  • National Sexual Assault Online Hotline: Chat online with a trained staff member who can connect you with resources, information, and support.
  • National Sexual Assault Hotline: Call 800.656.HOPE (4673) to be connected to a local sexual assault support provider.
  • Crisis Text Line: Text HELLO to 741741 to text with a trained crisis counselor who can help with sexual assault or any other emotional or mental health crises you may experience.
  • Love is Respect hotline: If a sexual assault happened in a dating relationship, Love is Respect can provide help and support. Call: 1.866.331.9474 | TTY: 1.866.331.8453 | Text: loveis to 22522
  • https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/: The life line is 1-800-273-8255. You can call or visit the web page if you are having suicidal thoughts. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources.
  • SAFE Homes/Rape Crisis: Supports victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in Spartanburg and surrounding counties with crisis response, emergency shelter, order of protection, prevention programs and therapy programs. Call: the 24-7 hotline @ 1.864.583.9803 or 1.800.273.5066 for immediate assistance.
  • Spartanburg Victim Advocate office: Victim Advocate are professionals trained to support victims of crime. Advocates offer victims information, emotional support, and help finding resources and filling out paperwork. Contact the Spartanburg Victim Advocate office  to learn more ways that the organization can help you.
  • Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)1-800-656-HOPE (4673).

Sexual Assault Resources
https://my.converse.edu/ICS/Offices/Wellness_Center/Sexual_Assault_Resources.jnz

 

Foundry by EVERFI Assigned Training (19-20)

As part of the College’s continuous commitment to sexual assault and misconduct prevention, Converse requires you to complete the following assigned training (Bridges: Taking Action, Bridges: Building a Supportive Community, and Harassment Prevention) via The Foundry Platform by Everfi on an annual basis. This online course will empower you to be a critical piece to our campus enforcement against sexual misconduct as well as help you understand the role you play for fellow faculty, staff, and students. Employees are assigned the training during orientation and again on an annual basis.

THIS TRAINING IS FOR FACULTY AND STAFF ONLY. Students will receive a link for Sexual Assault Prevention (SAP).

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