Policies and Investigations
Follow the links below to learn more about D300’s policies and procedures regarding sexual misconduct, dating violence, stalking, and retaliation. If warranted, the Title IX team will conduct an investigation into the matter. This process, as well as how it is determined whether an investigation will take place, can be found in these policies. Also within these documents, you can find important definitions and resources.
- Board Policy 7:185 - Teen Dating Violence Prohibited
- Board Policy 7:190 - Student Behavior
- Board Policy 7:20 – Harassment of Students Prohibited
Student and/or Guardian Resources and Support
Local Resources – Click here for a complete list of local community resources
Name of Organization
CARES / SASS Hotline
On-site crisis intervention and referral.
McHenry County Crisis Program
Provides assessments the same as SASS but for privately insured students and students that are not eligible for SASS services. Also their website allows one to enter an area that you need resources for and it will give you a variety of resources in the area.
Name of Organization
Love Is Respect
Text: loveis to 22522 - 1-866-331-9474
Live chat on website: www.loveisrespect.org
Support line to chat/ask questions about relationships or to be referred to local service provider. An advocate is available 24/7 (Spanish speaking advocates available). Website has relevant content regarding all aspects of relationships and dating suitable for teachers, school staff, parents, and teens.
RAINN Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network
Live chat on website: www.hotline.rainn.org/online
Support line for advice, information, or referral to local service provider.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Live chat on website: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/chat/
Confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources and best practices for professionals.
While there is no way to completely eliminate the possibility of dating violence or sexual assault, there are ways to help protect yourself and others to reduce the risk. Visit this site for more information.
Click here to view the Nondiscrimination Commitment.