Get Educated

RISE staff are available to provide training and educational programming for faculty, staff, students and departments on issues related to consent, sexual assault and sexual violence, gender-based violence, relationship abuse, stalking, and/or bystander intervention. A basic training lasts approximately one hour. Training topics include:

  • RISE Basic Training  
    • Definitions of sexual assault, domestic/relationship violence and stalking;
    • Responding appropriately to reports of relationship violence, stalking and/or sexual assault;
    • Information on UMKC policies and procedures; and
    • Resources for victims/survivors.
    • Departments or offices can request an additional half-hour of each of the following
      • Red flags and dynamics of domestic/relationship violence, sexual assault and stalking; or
      • Role plays to practice responding to students with these issues.
  • Engage, a violence and harm prevention program (click here for more information about Engage)
    • Engage Overview Training 
    • Engage Deeper Dive Training: Mental Well-Being
    • Engage Deeper Dive Training: Alcohol and Other Substance Misuse
    • Engage Deeper Dive Training: Interpersonal Violence
    • Engage Deeper Dive Training: Issues of Bias and Discrimination

To make a request for educational programming or training from RISE, contact Alyson Frydman (call: 816-235-5560; email:

Additional education opportunities: