Sexual & Relationship Violence Center

When sexual or relationship violence occurs

The Campus Sexual and Relationship Violence Center (SRVC) is a dedicated space where survivors of sexual and relationship violence can feel safe, supported and empowered. 

An extension of Pat Walker Health Center, the SRVC offers the campus community with professional support, training, advocacy, & resources related to sexual assault and relationship violence.

To speak with a SRVC advocate, call 479-575-4000 or email survivor@uark.eduAll contacts and survivor services are confidential.

 

Advocacy Services

  • Survivors’ Chat Group (a peer-based support group). To learn more, email survivor@uark.edu

  • Accompaniment to judicial meetings, court hearings, law enforcement interviews,  and other meetings for the purpose of providing support for the individual

  • On-call after hour and weekend volunteer staff and faculty advocates for hospital accompaniment for those who report sexual assault and want to have a rape kit done

  • One-on-one advocacy

  • Referrals to appropriate agencies or other professionals

  • Assistance with navigating the reporting system and care options

  • Other services as needed

 

Education & Outreach

  • Prevention education programs for classrooms, student groups, campus departments, community, and others

  • RESPECT peer education program

  • Social-norming media campaigns

  • Professional training

  • Outreach and awareness events

  • Other education programs as needed

Campus groups can request tailored education presentations and programs by contacting the Sexual & Relationship Violence Center at 479-575-4000.

 

Additional Campus Resources

Contact

Mary A. Wyandt-Hiebert, Ph.D., MCHES, CWHC

SRVC Director

479-575-7252 | mwyandt@uark.edu

Dr. Mary Wyandt-Hiebert has more than 18 years of professional experience in sexual violence prevention and victim advocacy. Dr. Wyandt also oversees programming initiatives of RESPECT. She believes in the power of peers and enjoys mentoring students.

 

Helpful Information

STAR Central Services

Campus Resources

Bystander Intervention

Drug Facilitated Rape

Intimate Partner Violence

Male Sexual Assault

Rape Trauma Syndrome

Risk Reduction

SARAH Program

Secondary Survivors

Stalking

Survivor Chat Group

What is Date Rape?

When Rape Occurs

What is an Advocate?