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Sexual Assault Awareness Month

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

KU Medical Center is offering two weeks of programming to provide education about prevention, response and offer resources for students, faculty, staff, survivors and providers. Register for events below or on the KUMC Events Calendar!

"Go Bag" Donation Drive
Monday, April 12 through Friday, April 23
"Go bags" will be donated to JayDoc, the student-run free clinic, and will be available for individuals escaping situations of domestic abuse and sexual assault.

Donate via the Amazon Wish List or at collection bins located at: HEB first level, HEB ground level, Facilities (G079 Delp), HR (1044 Delp), Support Services, and CRC.

Needed Travel-Sized Items: flashlight, toothbrush & toothpaste, deodorant, tissues, wash cloth, body wash/soap, shampoo & conditioner, comb/brush, feminine hygiene products, hand sanitizer

Sexual Assault from a Provider Standpoint
Monday, April 12 @ 12-1pm
Presented by Morgan Stebens, Forensics Program Coordinator, The University of Kansas Health System

Responding to Harassment by a Patient
Tuesday, April 13 @ 12-1pm
Presented by Dr. Kimberly Templeton, Professor, Orthopedic Surgery, KU Medical Center - School of Medicine

Trauma Informed Response
Thursday, April 15 @ 12-1pm
Presented by Tyler Lumpkin, Coordinator of Education and Outreach, Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA)

Through the Lens: Addressing Sexual Assault through the LGBTQIA+ Perspective
Monday, April 19 @ 12-1pm
Presented by James Moran, Education Coordinator, Kansas City Anti-Violence Project

Situational Awareness
Wednesday, April 21 @ 12-1pm
Presented by Sgt. Kristi Sisk, Crime Prevention, KU Medical Center Police Department

Through the Reporting and Advocacy Process: A Case Study Panel
Thursday, April 22 @ 12-1pm
This panel will include an introduction from panelists, a scenario walk-through, and Q&A.
Panel moderated by Natalie Holick, Chief Compliance Officer, Institution Title IX Coordinator, KU Medical Center
Panelists: Tyler Lumpkins (Coordinator of Education and Outreach, MOCSA), Anna Smith (Rose Brooks), Dorris Wangombe (Program Director, Office of Compliance, KU Medical Center), Morgan Stebens (Forensics Program Coordinator, The University of Kansas Health System), Dr. Sherri Theoharidis (Staff Psychologist, Counseling & Educational Support Services, KU Medical Center), Jeff Jacobs (Detective, Kansas City, KS Police Department)

Red Flag Campaign
Monday, April 12 through Friday, April 23
HEB Courtyard
The University of Kansas Medical Center is planting red flags in the HEB Courtyard as part of the Red Flag Campaign. The Red Flag Campaign is a public awareness campaign designed to address dating violence and promote the prevention of dating violence on college campuses. When you see a red flag, say something.
Data & Statistics

"What Were You Wearing" Student-Survivor Illustrated Gallery
The "What Were You Wearing?" Student-Survivor Art Installation originated at the University of Arkansas in 2013. Created by Jen Brockman and Dr. Mary Wyandt-Hiebert, the project was inspired by Dr. Mary Simmerling's poem, What I Was Wearing.
Access the Virtual Illustrated Exhibit Here


KU Medical Center Police Department: (913) 588-5030
Kansas City, KS Police Department: (913) 596-3000
KUMC Title IX Coordinator: (913) 588-8011
Counseling & Educational Support (for students): (913) 588-6580
Employee Assistance Program: (888) 275-1205
MOCSA: (913) 642-0233
Rose Brooks: (816) 861-6100
Kansas City Anti-Violence Project: (816) 388-0484

Last modified: Apr 27, 2021