UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
Violence Prevention Coordinator
The Violence Prevention Coordinator (VPC) is a UW-River Falls employee whose role is to plan, implement, and evaluate theory- and evidence-informed sexual and intimate partner violence, sexual harassment and gender-based violence, and stalking (sexual/intimate partner violence) prevention strategies, policies, programs, and services to support student success. The VPC is housed in Student Health and Counseling Services at 211 Hagestad Hall (VPC office 123X Hagestad Hall) and can be reached by calling 715/425-3884 or 3293.
Campus Victim Advocate
The Campus Victim Advocate (CVA) provides advocacy as well as direct and outreach/prevention services to UWRF students, faculty, and staff who have experienced sexual assault, harassment, dating/domestic violence, and stalking. The CVA is someone who can provide immediate support and resources. The CVA is also someone with whom victims can discuss options before deciding what a victim's next step/s could be.
The CVA is located in Student Health and Counseling Services at 211 Hagestad Hall (CVA office 123X Hagestad Hall). The CVA works 8-12 hours per week on campus, flexible based on client needs and can meet with clients in Student Health and Counseling Services or elsewhere based on client preference.
Call 715/425-3884 or 3293 to set up an appointment or to leave a message for the CVA, or the CVA can be reached by contacting Turningpoint directly by calling 715-425-6751 or 715-821-8626 (text hotline) 1-800-345-5104 (24 Hour Crisis Line) - all Turningpoint numbers are available 24 hours/7 days per week).
The CVA is provided through an agreement with Turningpoint for Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence, where she is the Sexual Assault Services Director. For more information about Turningpoint, go to http://www.turningpoint-wi.org/
For resources in the event of a crisis or emergency, please see also the following information for crisis/emergency situations (Click on victims of violence or sexual assault).