Sexual Violence Policy Involving Students
Springfield College of Healthcare, Management & Technology is committed to maintaining a positive learning and living environment in which any form of sexual violence will not be tolerated. The purpose of this policy is to clearly state the Springfield College of Healthcare, Management & Technology’s commitment to addressing sexual violence against students through:
Coordinated and comprehensive awareness training and education programs;
Coordinated and comprehensive support for those who have experienced sexual violence including counselling, medical care, academic accommodation and other support as required;
Clear, appropriate and fair processes for handling reports and complaints of sexual violence covered by this and other SCHMT policies.
This policy aligns with changes to the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development Act through the Sexual Violence and Harassment Action Plan Act, 2016, in respect of sexual violence.