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Interpersonal Violence (IPV) and the Holidays

January 12, 2022

As the University is returning from Winter Break, the HAVEN team thought we’d offer the following… There is a perception that the holidays can be an especially risky time for those in abusive relationships.  The thought that an individual may … Continued

Toolbox Tips: Give back as much control as possible

January 12, 2022

Letting people who have experienced violence have control over their story and resource seeking processes is important to their healing process. Experiencing violence often feels like a loss of agency or control, so it is important to provide someone with … Continued

Gender Violence Services Coordinators

August 25, 2021

You might remember one of the confidential support options we talked about during the HAVEN presentation is UNC’s own Gender Violence Services Coordinators (GVSCs), Holly Lovern and Kayla Zollinger. Holly and Kayla have been meeting with students, faculty, and staff throughout … Continued

Haven and EOC updates

August 25, 2021

The Equal Opportunity and Compliance Office (EOC) has remained open throughout this past academic year, responding to reports, providing support, connecting students and employees to resources, and we continued to offer various trainings, including HAVEN, as we can. Haven We … Continued

Toolbox Talk: Ask Open-ended Questions

August 25, 2021

Going beyond yes or no questions can help a survivor process the situation. They allow a survivor to identify their own feelings, choose their own next steps, and feel increased agency over their situation. For us as supporters, open ended … Continued

Take care of yourself

January 27, 2021

As a support person, it’s always important that you take care of yourself, and taking care of yourself is something we emphasize in the HAVEN Training. After a year of public health crises and displacement for many students and disruption … Continued

Reporting & Responsible Employees

January 27, 2021

As the new semester begins, we’d like to remind you that the Equal Opportunity and Compliance Office (EOC) is open and we continue to receive reports from students, faculty and staff.  We are operating remotely but EOC are available during … Continued

Call for HAVEN facilitators

January 27, 2021

We are looking for volunteer facilitators to join our HAVEN team and help build the program! Facilitating HAVEN is a rewarding experience and helps create a safer and more caring Carolina Community. With the new online format, the commitment we … Continued