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Title IX

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Title IX : Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is a pattern of abusive behaviors used to establish power and control over an intimate partner often leading to the threat or use of violence. Abuse is any controlling, hurtful act, word, or gesture that injures another’s body or emotions. Domestic violence is not a disagreement, a marital spat, or an anger management problem. There is no excuse for domestic violence.

 

You may be in an emotionally abusive relationship if your partner:

  • Calls you names, insults you or continually criticizes you.
  • Does not trust you and acts jealous or possessive.Tries to isolate you from family or friends.
  • Monitors where you go, who you call, and who you spend time with.
  • Controls finances or refuses to share money.
  • Expects you to ask permission.
  • Threatens to hurt you, the children, your family, or your pets.

You may be in a physically abusive relationship if you partner has ever:

  • Damaged property when angry (thrown objects, punched walls, kicked doors)
  • Pushed, slapped, bitten, kicked, or choked you.
  • Abandoned you in a dangerous or familiar place.
  • Used a weapon to threaten or hurt you.
  • Forced you to leave your home. Kept you from leaving.
  • Prevented you from calling police or seeking medical attention.
  • Hurt your children.

If there is something about your relationship that scares you, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233). Someone is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to listen and provide information to help you get safe.

 

Safety Strategies

  • Think of a safe place to go if an argument occurs—avoid rooms with no exits (like the bathroom), or rooms with weapons (such as the kitchen).
  • Think about and make a list of safe people to contact.
  • Keep change with you at all times.
  • Memorize all important numbers.
  • Establish a “code word or sign” so that family, friends, teachers, or co-workers know when to call for help.
  • Think about what you will say to your partner if he/she becomes violent.
  • Remember you have the right to live without fear and violence.

Contact

Generally, the quickest and most accessible way to seek help for a Title IX-related concern at (College) is to contact your Title IX Coordinator.



Complaint Form

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LAMC Title IX Coordinator

Kelly Enos

(818) 364-7610

EnosKW@lamission.edu

Instructional Building
Faculty Office area
Office #21

LAMC Title IX Deputy

Madelline Hernandez

(818) 364-7618

HernanMK@lamission.edu

They are on your campus, ready to assist you. If you still have additional questions or concerns related to Title IX, you may also contact Victoria Friedman at LACCD's Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at (213) 891-2125 or friedmv@laccd.edu. LACCDs Office for Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion is located at the Districts Educational Services Center in downtown Los Angeles.

Los Angeles Area

Valley Trauma Center CSULA

14651 Oxnard st.
Van Nuys, CA 91411
(818) 787-9700

Strength United

David H. Fox
Counseling Center Phillips Graduate University

19900 Plummer St.
Chatsworth, CA
91311

(818) 861-6627

Counseling Center:
(818) 386-5615

National

Domestic Violence Hotline
800 978-3600

Stalking Hotline
877 633-0044

National Domestic Violence Hotline
800-799-SAFE (7233)

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