The SAAP Coordinators are the primary contact for all questions specific to intimate partner and sexual violence. SAAP Coordinators provide crisis intervention, emotional support, assistance with medical, psychological, judicial and legal resources, assistance with academic and living concerns, safety planning, advocacy, outside referrals, and offer debriefing and consultation, along with educational sessions, trainings and workshops for students, faculty, staff or groups. SAAP Coordinators provide confidential support and guidance to anyone who has questions about themselves, a friend, partner, student, colleague, or a family member who may be in an unhealthy relationship or has experienced intimate partner or sexual violence.
Before coming to Dartmouth, Rebekah Carrow worked at the YWCA of Richmond where she held the title, Hospital Accompaniment and Public Education Specialist. While there, she helped implement a regional hospital accompaniment volunteer response team which still responds to sexual/relationship violence. She trained volunteers, worked with the area hospitals, and collaborated with other anti-sexual/relationship violence agencies. While working on this project, the program responded to over 500 survivors within a year and a half. She has also worked with various community groups from law enforcement to civic organizations to educate their members on these issues. Before working with the YWCA, she worked as a hotline specialist for an agency specializing in relationship violence while earning her masters in sociology and certificate in gender violence intervention at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Before coming to Dartmouth College, Amanda Childress worked as the Assistant Director for Health Promotion & Wellness and Adjunct Faculty at Ohio University. The majority of her career has been dedicated to prevention, education and response in the areas of sexual health, alcohol and other drugs, sexual assault and other forms of violence. Over the years, Amanda has worked with a multitude of student populations; developed and facilitated hundreds of programs, trainings, and workshops; advised students; designed and implemented large scale events; participated in state and local task forces; developed and revised college protocols and policies; and has provided advocacy and support for survivors and secondary survivors of relationship and sexual violence. In 2009, she co-authored a federal grant from the U.S. Department of Justice (USDOJ) Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) to fund a Campus Grant Program for sexual violence initiatives at Ohio University. She graduated from Ohio University with her B.A. in Psychology and her M.Ed. in both Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling.
Last Updated: 4/4/14