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Sexual Misconduct Support and Resources

 

UCM provides support for members of the University community who have experienced sexual misconduct while also providing an equitable resolution process.  A formal complaint does not need to be filed in order to seek assistance or supportive measures.

Support and Accommodations

The Office of Student Experience and Engagement (SEE): In conjunction with the Title IX Coordinator or a Deputy Title IX Coordinator, SEE will work to ensure appropriate and reasonable supportive measures and accommodations are available, if requested.  If you wish to explore options or request changes to your academic, living, transportation and work accommodations, have missed class or classroom assignments, or attend class with the other party, please speak with SEE about these concerns. You may visit them in Administration 214 or call 660-543-4114.

Support and assistance are also available 24 hours a day through UCM’s confidential Title IX Support Line at 660-441-4855.

For information on additional support or off-campus resources (counseling, food insecurity, housing, etc.) please contact the Title IX Case Manager at 660-543-8328.

Office of the Registrar and Student Records (students):  If you wish to remove your directory information (name, email address, etc.) from the University website, please contact the Office of the Registrar and Student Records in Ward Edwards 1000 or at 660-543-4900.   

Office of Accessibility Services (OAS): The Office of Accessibility Services (OAS) is dedicated to helping students with physical and mental disabilities and impairments have equal opportunity at UCM.  If you’re a student with a disability, we encourage you to contact Accessibility Services as soon as possible so that we can work together as you pursue success throughout your time at UCM.  OAS may be contacted at 660-543-4421, or by visiting Union 224.  Documentation will be required.  

University Housing: University Housing provides residential experiences that empower students to become confident, successful, lifelong learners who are dedicated to service.  The Title IX Coordinator, or a designee, can work with a student and Housing staff to provide appropriate living arrangement accommodations. You may visit them in Ellis Complex, L23, email at housing@ucmo.edu or call 660-543-4515. 

Student Assistant Foot Patrol and Escort (SAFE) Team: SAFE Team are part-time, uniformed, student employees who patrol the campus on foot at night to help deter crime and provide a walking escort from building exit to building entrance or parking areas. A SAFE Team member can accompany you to and from courses, your residence hall or your vehicle. To request a SAFE Team escort, call 660-543-4123.  SAFE Team is available during evening hours, 7 days a week, through the regular academic year.   

Human Resources (employees): For information on removing directory information for employees, work arrangements or workplace accommodations, or disability accommodations, please contact Human Resources regarding these matters, in the Administration Building 101 or at 660-543-4255.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP):  It is the purpose of this program to provide an opportunity for all employees to obtain confidential assistance in resolving personal and work problems as the need arises.

New Directions EAP will arrange for help or provide resources for emotional/behavioral, family and marital, alcohol and/or drug, financial, legal, work and other personal problems.  New Directions EAP resources provide problem assessment, short-term counseling and referral. Costs for these services are covered by the employer. Costs incurred for other services not covered by insurance or other benefits are the responsibility of the employee.

For more information regarding the EAP program please visit this page.  

For assistance with employee support, please contact Human Resources in the Administration Building 101 or at 660-543-4255.

Counseling Options

On-Campus Confidential Counseling

UCM Counseling Center: The Counseling Center offers students free, confidential personal and social support through qualified mental health professionals. You can visit them in Humphreys 131 or call 660-543-4060. 

The Central Missouri Clinic:  The Central Missouri Clinic for Individual, Couple, and Family Therapy is part of the Marriage and Family Therapy program at UCM.  Student therapists meet with individuals, couples and families in private and confidential sessions under the supervision of experienced therapists and faculty.  The therapists are prepared to work with a wide variety of issues and concerns while considering a person's many important relationships.  Please visit the Central Missouri Clinic website for additional information regarding their services. For questions or to schedule an appointment, please contact the Central Missouri Clinic at 660-543-4813 or by email at mft@ucmo.edu.  Please only use this email address for scheduling purposes and general questions. Clinical information should only be shared by phone or in person to protect your privacy. 

 

Off-Campus Counseling

 Compass Health Network: Provides counseling and other support services. For more information please contact Michelle Smith at mismith@compasshn.org or 660-641-0096.

Mefford Vuagniaux & Associates PC: Currently providing counseling services in both Warrensburg and Sedalia, you may contact them at 660-826-2380 to set up an appointment.

Prairie Mental Health Services LLC: Providing counseling services in Warrensburg, you may reach them at 660-747-4700.

Lakewood Counseling TMC: Providing counseling services in the Lee’s Summit area, you may reach them at 816-404-6170.

ReDiscover: Providing counseling services in the Lee’s Summit and greater Kansas City area, you may reach them at 816-966-0900.

 

To be connected with additional off-campus counseling services or counseling services at a different location, please contact the Title IX Case Manager at 660-543-8328.

Medical Services

University Health Center: The Health Centers provides non-emergency medical care for injuries and follow-up appointments. Contact them at 660-543-4770 or visit them at 600 South College Avenue, Warrensburg, MO 64093. Fall/Spring hours: M-F, 8:00am-12:00pm, 1:00pm-5:00pm; Summer hours: 7:30am-12:00pm, 1:00-4:30pm.

Western Missouri Medical Center (WMMC): For emergency medical care, contact WMMC at 660-747-2500 or visit them at 403 Burkarth Road, Warrensburg, MO 64093.  WMMC is available 24 hours a day.  WMMC is able to provide certified SANE services to respond to needs specific to sexual assault.

Bothwell Regional Health Center: For emergency medical care, contact Bothwell Regional Health Center at 660-826-8833 or visit them at 601 East 14th Street, Sedalia, MO 65301. Bothwell Regional Health Center is available 24 hours a day.  Bothwell Regional Health Center is able to provide certified SANE services to respond to needs specific to sexual assault.

Saint Luke’s Health System: For emergency medical care, contact Saint Luke’s at 816-347-5000 or visit them at 100 N.E. Saint Luke’s Blvd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64086. Saint Luke’s is available 24 hours a day. St. Luke’s Health System is able to provide certified SANE services to respond to needs specific to sexual assault.

Lee’s Summit Medical Center: For emergency medical care, contact Lee’s Summit Medical Center at 816-282-5150 or visit them at 2100 SE Blue Parkway, Lee’s Summit, MO 64063. Lee’s Summit Medical Center is available 24 hours a day. Lee’s Summit Medical Center is able to provide certified SANE services to respond to needs specific to sexual assault.

Planned Parenthood: Planned Parenthood delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information. For more information call 1-800-230-7526.

Advocacy Resources

Survival House (off campus):  Survival House in Johnson County, MO offers a crisis hotline for victims to discuss options, 24-hour emergency shelter, referrals to other agencies, case management, crisis intervention, court advocacy, resource advocacy, sexual assault advocacy, support groups and a volunteer program.  Advocates specialize in helping the victim understand the medical, police and recovery processes, and assess safety needs and assist with referrals, all while maintaining confidential communication. To get connected with an advocate, call the Survival House confidential hotline 24 hours a day at 1-800-846-7597 or (660) 429-2847.  

Support groups include topics such as family and parenting support, women’s domestic & sexual violence support, men’s domestic & sexual violence support, and substance abuse support.  For additional information, questions or the most current schedule for available support groups, please contact Survival at (660) 429-1088 or visit Survival House online at  

Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA): Available 24 hours daily. MOCSA serves the greater Kansas City area and can provide you with advocacy and confidential support. Their hotline is 816-531-0233 or 913-642-0233.

Hotlines, Legal and Immigration Services

Hotlines

National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
24-Hour Behavioral Health Crisis Line: 1-800-833-3915
Talk2Me (a Mental Health Crisis Texting Hotline): Text “Talk2Me” to 81509
National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
Survival House Hotline: Serves Johnson County and Henry County Missouri. 1-800-846-7597
Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA): 816-531-0233
Kansas City Anti-Violence Project (KCAVP)(Serves LGBTQ): 816-561-0550

Legal Assistance

Legal Services of Missouri: provides free civil (non-criminal) legal assistance to people in Missouri who need it most and can afford it least. 

Visa and Immigration Assistance

Immigration Advocates Network: A listing of immigration resources by state (Missouri listings).  

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