Victim Intervention & Prevention Program
What is Interpersonal Violence?
Dating violence is a pattern of destructive behaviors used to exert power and control over a dating partner. It usually involves a series of abusive behaviors over the course of time.
Also called spouse abuse, family violence, or domestic abuse, domestic violence is any abusive, violent, coercive, forceful, or threatening act or word inflicted by one member of a family or household on another.
It is a crime with serious repercussions, not only to the victim, but also to family members, friends and fellow students
It includes a pattern of manipulative and violent tactics
These behaviors are a combination of physical force and terror
The victim is forced to change his/her behavior in response to the abuse
Definition from: http://legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Domestic+Violence
Sexual assault is any unwanted, non-consensual sexual contact against any individual by another using manipulation, pressure, tricks, coercion or physical force. Sexual assault can be verbal, visual, or anything that forces a person to join in unwanted sexual contact or attention.
Definition from TAASA.
Stalking can be defined as a pattern of repeated and unwanted attention, harassment, contact, or any other course of conduct directed at a specific person that would cause a reasonable person to feel fear. A stalking victim feels fear of bodily injury or death to self or to a family or household member or damage to property.
Dates & Events
Victoria Chamber of Commerce "Texas Good Roads" - 10/31/2014
Women's Soccer @ University of the Southwest - 11/1/2014
Men's Soccer @ University of the Southwest - 11/1/2014
Scholastic Book Fair - 11/3/2014
First Steps to Starting Your Own Business - 11/5/2014
Fall 2014 Coffee with the Dean - 11/5/2014
UHV / American Book Review Reading Series - 11/6/2014