Oxy Assault, Advocacy & Case Management Team
If you have experienced sexual assault or misconduct, OAACM is here to provide you with support, care and guidance.
The Oxy Assault, Advocacy and Case Management Team provides a comprehensive support system to sexual assault survivors that includes advocacy, counseling, and medical services, as well as information about forensic exams, housing and academic accommodations.
Naddia Palacios, M.Ed.
The Survivor Advocate provides highly confidential crisis support and resource options to students who experience sexual and power-based violence of any kind. She operates within an empowerment model of support, aiming to provide survivors with on and off campus resources and supporting whichever path the survivor feels will be most helpful in her/his recovery. Her services include, but is not limited to assisting survivors with all steps of the Oxy adjudication process, case management, and accompanying survivors to rape treatment centers and medical services 24 hours a day. Accompaniment services can be accessed via Oxy's 24/7 Confidential Hotline, 323.341.4141. She is certified as a Sexual Assault Counselor/Advocate.
Jenny Heetderks, Psy.D.
The Counseling staff at Emmons provides free, confidential counseling and therapy; referrals for off-campus therapy; and consultations for students, faculty, and staff who have concerns about other students. The Counseling staff is also able to connect you with Survivors Circle, an on-campus support group for survivors of sexual assault.
Ann Martella, PA-C
The Medical staff at Emmons provides confidential* medical care for students who have been sexually assaulted, including treatment for minor injuries, pregnancy prevention and STI testing prevention and treatment. We can help in referrals to resources on or off campus. Services are covered by the student health insurance plan and are provided at no cost to the student.
*We follow CA law regarding reporting guidelines. For questions regarding medical reporting guidelines, or confidentiality, contact Matthew Calkins at (323) 259-2657 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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