Sexual Misconduct Policy
The Royal Bridge College will act according to its policies to investigate the incidents related to the sexual harassment. The Royal Bridge College will take disciplinary action, if the college management determines that any student or staff member of the college is involved in sexual misconduct. This disciplinary action may include warning or termination of the employee/ dismissal of the student. The Royal Bridge College will not tolerate any form of sexual misconduct.
The Royal Bridge College respects the privacy and fair treatment rights of the victims/survivors and suspected perpetrators as such incidents have serious impacts on the physical, mental, and emotional health of the victim/survivor. The college responds to the harassment incidents based on the victims/survivor’s consent and the severity of the incident.
This institution is certified by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB). Certified institutions must comply with regulatory requirements, including the requirement to have a Sexual Misconduct policy. For more information about PTIB, go to www.privatetraininginstitutions.gov.bc.ca.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Chief Operating Officer (COO) is responsible for ensuring implementation of the policies programs and practices for the prevention of and the response to sexual misconduct. COO will get help and assistance from SEA, staff within health/wellness and/or counselling centers in BC, any security organization, or other senior administrators responsible for student services, residence managers, etc. RBCo has Response Team consisting upon SEA, Recruitment & Admission Manager and one senior staff member who is responsible safety and security at the Campus.
Note: In case SEA and Campus Director is same person, or SEA or Campus Director is party in the issue, communication with Campus Director will be directed to Chief Operating Officer (COO).