Dating domestic violence victim
UW-Eau Claire provides bystander intervention training, please contact the Dean of Students for information about upcoming training. The Bolton Refuge House in Eau Claire will assist you to develop a plan to increase your safety and help with other steps as necessary such as filing a restraining order or reporting to the Dean of Students or the police.
Students are also encouraged to notify the University Police (715-836-2222) or the Eau Claire Police Department (9-911 from on-campus phones; 911 from a pay phone or off-campus phones) if they are the victim of DV.Whether or not the student decides to press charges, reporting the event(s) can help you to better understand your options and help you to start safety planning.Students can also seek confidential services from the the UWEC Counseling Services, and Student Health Service and the Bolton Refuge House (715) 834-9578.Title IX Policy Dating/Domestic violence is defined as a pattern of abusive behavior in any relationship that is used by one partner to gain or maintain power and control over an intimate partner.Dating/Domestic violence can be physical, sexual, emotional, economic, or psychological actions or threats of actions that influence another person.
The UW-Eau Claire Dean of Students Office takes incidents of dating and domestic seriously and will investigate.