Title IX Resources

Types of Sexual Violence Covered Under Title IX

  • Sexual Harassment
  • Sexual Assault/Rape
  • Domestic Violence
  • Dating Violence
  • Stalking

A Responsible Employee is an employee who has the duty to report incidents of sexual misconduct to the Title IX Coordinator or other appropriate designee.

CBC defines a "Responsible Employee" as those in the following roles with the college:  Directors, Deans, Vice Presidents, Athletic Director/Assistant Athletic Director, ASCBC Director/Assistant Director, Disability Services Office staff, Completion Coaches, Hawk Central staff Members, Security Officers, Student Housing staff, Executive Assistants and Secretarial Staff reporting to positions designated above

  • You are in control.
  • You have a right to choose whom you will talk to, what resources you will use, what you will say and when you will say it.
  • If you choose to share your experience, your disclosure will be taken seriously, and you will be treated with dignity.
  • CBC does not tolerate sexual violence, including sexual harassment, sexual assault, intimate partner violence or stalking.
  • You will be protected from retaliation. CBC does not tolerate acts of retaliation against anyone filing a complaint or participating in an investigation.
  • Support services are available offered on and off campus and are listed below.
  • First, offer them support, listen to them, encourage them to seek help and counseling as soon as possible.
  • If the individual's safety is an immediate concern, call 911 or contact Campus Security.
  • CBC employees, including student employees should report the incident. All Responsible Employees as defined under Title IX are required to report the incident to the Title IX Office.
    • It's important to report the incident to ensure the individual has access to all available resources, to enhance campus safety and to comply with Title IX and other federal regulations.
  • Refer the individual to available on and/or off campus support, listed below.
  • Title IX Office; (509) 542-4749, titleixFREECOLUMBIA_BASIN
  • Office of Student Conduct;
    (509) 542-4765, conduct@columbiabasin.edu
  • CBC Counseling Center (students only); (509) 542-5505, counseling@columbiabasin.edu
  • Campus Security; Pasco campus
    (509) 542-4777, Richland campus
    (509) 539-8167, campussecurityFREECOLUMBIA_BASIN
  • 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline; Dial 988
  • Benton Franklin Crisis Response; 24/7 (509) 783-0500
  • Domestic Violence Services of Benton & Franklin Counties (509) 582-9841
  • Law Enforcement; Emergency - dial 911, Pasco Police Non-Emergency,
    (509) 545-3421,
    Richland Police Non-Emergency,
    (509) 942-7360,
    Kennewick Police Non-Emergency,
    (509) 628-0333
  • Support Advocacy and Resource Center (SARC), (509) 374-5391,                                24/7 - 1 (888) 846-7273
  • CBC Employee Assistance Program (for employees only), (800) 777-4114
  • WA State Office of Crime Victims Advocacy (OCVA), (800) 822-1067
  • Benton County Community Resources
  • Franklin County Community Resources