Missouri State University provides a number of training resources related to sexual misconduct.

The University provides the following emergency and safety training programs for both professional and personal development. These programs are provided through joint coordination with safety and transportation, counseling, testing, the Center for Dispute Resolution, campus recreation and the office of human resources.

Disability accommodations for training programs. 

Workplace safety

Prepare Training - Respect, Service, and Safety at Work: The focus of the program is to provide faculty and staff with practical approaches to workplace safety issues, information on University resources available for assistance in resolving situations, and an overview of the University's Emergency Response Plan.

Recognizing distressed students

The Counseling Center provides programming and services to support the University community through individual and group services. The brochure Recognizing Distressed Students can assist you in identifying a student in distress, what you can do and subsequent procedures.

Self defense

Sexual Harassment, Assault and Rape Prevention (SHARP) training deals with protecting yourself through prevention of attacks and learning techniques for escape. You will learn valuable information about how to avoid confrontation and how to best defend yourself if physically attacked or confronted.

Sexual assault and bystander interventions

HAVEN Understanding Sexual Assault™ addresses the critical issues of sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking, which impact countless college students across the country. Those with disabilities who may not be able to access Haven because of the instructional format or design of the training program may request an accommodation by contacting the Disability Resource Center at or (417) 836-4192.

Campus Security Authorities

The Clery Act requires universities to collect crime reports from a variety of individuals known as “campus security authorities,” or CSAs. By statute, CSAs include campus security personnel and anyone who has “significant responsibility for student and campus activities.”