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About Regulations, committees and the rules on harassment

Regulations, committees and the rules on harassment

Regulations, committees and the rules on harassment

The Corporation promises to make every possible effort to prevent any harassment on its campuses. However, should such incidents occur the Corporation is ready to take prompt and appropriate measures, according to the rules, to resolve the problem and minimize the harm.

The various committees will operate in accordance with the regulations.

If the Code and the procedures as implemented fail to reach the intended goals, they will be reconsidered and, if necessary, revisions can be made in order to deal more appropriately with actual situations.

Regulations

Sophia School Corporation Regulations Concerning Prevention of Harassment

Detailed Regulations of the Harassment Prevention Subcommittee

Detailed Regulations of Harassment Consultants

Detailed Regulations on Harassment Consulting and Investigation Procedures

Committee organization

The Harassment Prevention Subcommittee

The Prevention Subcommittee is established under the Risk Management Committee deals with the entire problem, decision-making, reviewing and abolishing of related regulations, and matters related to the Consultants.

Members:
Director of Bureau of General Affairs (Chair)
Director of Bureau of Personnel Affairs (Vice Chair)
Director of Bureau of Student Affairs
In addition to the persons stipulated in the above three items, several faculty and staff members appointed by the Trustee for General Affairs.

*The Investigation Committee shall be able to seek the advice of experts outside the School Corporation when necessary.

Harassment Complaint Committee

The Harassment Complaint Committee is standing committee and will deal with each incident of harassment, resolving the problem by discussing it between the parties concerned, filing complaints, conducting investigations, and assisting the victim.

Members:
Trustee for General Affairs (Chair)
Vice President for Student and General Affairs (Vice Chair)
Chair of the Harassment Prevention Subcommittee (Director of the Bureau of General Affairs)
In addition to the members listed in the above, a small number of committee members selected from School Corporation personnel.

Harassment Investigation Committee

The Complaint Committee shall convene the Harassment Investigation Committee within ten days from the day the complaint is filed to conduct investigations of incidents.

Members:
Three members appointed by the Complaint Committee, either three school personnel or two school personnel and one outside expert. At least one of the members shall be a member of the Complaint Committee, and a majority of the members shall be of the same gender as the complainant.