COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The CARE to Stop Violence Office (formerly SARPP) will conduct a workshop with student-athletes on the issues surrounding sexual assault, relationship violence, and bystander intervention on campus on Mon., Sept. 16 at Sprint Heritage Hall in Comcast Center.
All first-year student-athletes and transfer students will attend the presentation from 6:00-7:45 p.m.
The goal of the seminar is to increase awareness of sexual assault and relationship violence, while educating student-athletes on what necessary steps they can take if they are involved or witness either situation.
CARE to Stop Violence is an office whose mission is to respond to incidents of sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking, and sexual harassment on the University of Maryland's campus.
The CARE Office provides free and confidential resources, support and assistance to any member of the UMD community who is impacted directly or indirectly by rape, sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking, and sexual harassment. There are many ways to contact their office. Clients who come to the office can choose to share as much, or as little, as is comfortable of their story. Anonymity is an option for many of their services, including academic support, appointment scheduling and Victim's Assistance Fund resources. Clients will not be forced into any actions or disclosures that are not comfortable for them.
The CARE Office is located in the University Health Center, Room 2118D. The office is open and welcomes walk-ins on Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., if clients need to contact the office after hours, they can call or text the Crisis Cellphone at 301-741-3442.