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Harassment in the Workplace Part II

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Summary

Between 1% and 5% of teachers sexually harass or abuse students and at least 25% of school districts in the United States have dealt with incidents of staff sexual abuse in the past 10 years. Sexual violations by peers is another serious problem in schools, impacting both genders, having serious consequences for self-worth, identity formation and academic performance. Learn from two seasoned attorneys what educators can do to prevent this concern.

Learning Objectives

  1. Learn common examples of unwanted sexual contact between adults and child that may constitute harassment.
  2. Learn common incidents of student on student sexual harassment.
  3. Understand the risks and responsibilities of faculty to prevent this issue.

About the Author

Alicia Hoffmeyer

Alicia D'Anella graduated from the University of Pennsylvania where she majored in Psychology. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Rutgers School of Law – Camden, where she was Associate Notes Editor for the Journal of Law and Religion. She was also a top oralist in the Hunter Moot Court competition, and later served as a Board Member.

Alicia is a member of the bars of the State of New Jersey and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. She is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, as well as both the Gloucester County and Burlington County Bar Associations.

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