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Title IX

The Office of Title IX investigates sexual misconduct and relationship violence allegations, as well as provides Title IX training to the Bethel community. Included in the Office of Title IX is Prevention Services, which provides training and programming to address personal safety, sexual misconduct, substance use, suicide awareness, and more. Title IX applies to all of the Bethel community, including students, faculty, and staff.

Bethel University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education programs or activities it operates. Bethel University is required by Title IX not to discriminate in such a manner. Any questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the Bethel University Title IX Coordinator, Rachael Brooks.

Rachel Brooks
Title IX Coordinator

(731) 352-4246
brooksra@bethelu.edu

Located in the Vera Low Center for Student Enrichment. Room L117.  101 Wildcat Lane
McKenzie, TN 38201.

Incident Report Form

To report a suspected violation of Title IX, complete this form.

Sexual Misconduct & Relationship Violence Policy

Bethel's Sexual Misconduct & Relationship Violence Policy outlines Bethel University's Title IX policy, in addition to highlighting the reporting obligations of Responsible Employees and Campus Security Authorities.

Alcohol & Drug Policy

The University expects its students to obey the law. Therefore, a violation of alcohol or drug laws while admitted to the University, wherever that violation occurs, is a violation of the University’s expectations. Read Bethel's complete Alcohol & Drug Policy here.

Community Resources

The Office of Clinical Services

The Office of Clinical Services provides counseling services to promote self-care, psychotherapy, psych-education, community resources, and consultation per the student’s needs. The student is provided with interventions, techniques, and supportive resources that increase personal strengths, resilience, and stamina for success while attending Bethel University and transitioning to new opportunities in society. For more information, email rodriguezj-faculty@bethelu.edu.

Jackson-Madison County General Hospital Emergency Department

Jackson-Madison County General Hospital Emergency Department is the only hospital in the local area that provides Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE).

Wo/Men's Resource and Rape Assistance Program (WRAP)

WRAP partners with our community to uplift individuals and families whose lives have been traumatized by domestic abuse or sexual assault.

Carey Counseling Center

Carey Counseling Center serves Northwest Tennessee by offering a full range of community-based, behavioral health services. Carey's staff is made up of highly-trained, caring professionals who are dedicated to helping individuals and families in the community cope with mental illness while contributing to the overall health of the Northwest Tennessee communities.

Pathways Behavioral Health Services

Pathways ensures mental and behavioral health needs are met across the generations. From youth and teens to adults and seniors, our comprehensive services offer a diversity that touches lives at many different levels. Pathways provides the following services: 24-Hour Walk-in Triage Center, Adult Inpatient Services, Crisis Stabilization Unit (Adult), 24 Hour Mobile Crisis Services, Intensive Outpatient Services, Outpatient Counseling, Pharmacological Management, and Case Management.

Jackson Area Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependency (JACOA)

JACOA provides Alcohol and Drug Residential Rehabilitation treatment, Alcohol and Drug Non-Residential Rehabilitation Treatment (Intensive Outpatient Program - IOP), and Alcohol and Drug DUI School Services. JACOA offers a complete continuum of care, is co-occurring capable (CODC), and serves all of the counties in West Tennessee, also accepting service recipients from any county across the State of Tennessee.

For more information on community resources, contact the Office of Title IX and Prevention Services at brooksra@bethelu.edu or (731) 352-4246.

Online Resources

Student Code of Responsibility

For Bethel University's Student Code of Responsibility, see pages 38 - 42 of The Student Log.

The Office of the Dean of Students handles violations of the Student Code of Responsibility. For more information, email wilcoxja@bethelu.edu.

eCHECKUP TO GO

eCHECKUP TO GO is a brief self-assessment tool available for use by students to examine their alcohol use. eCHECKUP provides immediate personalized feedback about individual drinking patterns, specific health and personal consequences, unique personal and family risk factors, and campus and community support, and emergency services. Answers are CONFIDENTIAL. No name is attached to the form, and no personally identifiable information from this survey will be stored.

RAINN

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline.

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

The mission of the National Sexual Violence Resource Center is to provide leadership in preventing and responding to sexual violence through collaboration, sharing and creating resources, and promoting research.